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Living and Life Skills Series

Living and Life Skills is a series of workshops are aimed to engage young people aged 15–25 who live, study or work in Glen Eira.

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The series focuses on a range of topics relevant to young people making steps towards an autonomous and independent life. Workshops are free and are delivered through a mixture of online and face-to-face sessions.

For further information, contact Youth Services at or on 03 9542 3676.

Living and Life Skills

Journalism: A day in the life + Q&A

Online via ZOOM
Wednesday 15 September

We live in a world where news is part of our everyday, and where we get our information from is so important! Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Journalist? We are lucky enough to have Journalist Sally Brown join us to take us through: a day in the life. This includes Media Releases, trusting sources, and writing skills – and we will also open up the floor to the audience for Q&A. If you are passionate or interested in news, writing, or want to study in this field, then this is the workshop for you!

Time: 4pm to 4.30pm

Apprenticeships and traineeships

Online via ZOOM
Wednesday 6 October

Join us for a jam-packed online session talking all things Apprenticeships! Gary Workman from the Apprenticeship Employment Network will be delivering this workshop, and has over 20 years’ experience. If you know a young person who will benefit from developing their knowledge of the pathways and opportunities available to them through an apprenticeship or traineeship, encourage them to register now!

Time: 4pm to 5pm 

Road Smart 

Online via ZOOM
Wednesday 13 October

Join us for an interactive online workshop with Road Smart! Road Smart is an education program that helps prepare beginner drivers for a lifetime of safe driving. In this workshop young people who register will receive an interactive classroom session with a Road Smart Facilitator and a FREE in-car driving lesson with a qualified instructor. This workshop is designed to build road knowledge, skills and behaviour in young people aged year 10 and above, while supporting them to get their license.

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Booking information

  • The Glen Eira Living and Life Skills Series is open to young people aged 15 to 25 years old. All participants must Live, Work or Study in the City of Glen Eira
  • Bookings for activities are made online only and places are limited.
  • All bookings once made are considered final, non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • If your child requires additional support to participate in the Living and Life Skills Series, please contact 9524 3676 to discuss workshops and support requirements before booking.
  • Program terms and conditions will apply and can be found on the TryBooking page. Please read these carefully before booking.

COVID Safe information

  • All staff and participants must maintain social distancing and wear face masks where 1.5m distance cannot be maintained.
  • All equipment will be sanitised by staff before the programs and must not be shared during the duration of the workshop


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