Christmas is almost here and while buying presents for family members and friends can seem like a daunting task, buying a course as a gift is a great solution. Paying the fees for a friend to complete a course provides them with a gift that keeps giving and is rewarding.
There are courses that make ideal gifts and a large range means that there is something for all lifestyles and budgets. Listed below are four top courses as gift ideas from a variety of price ranges.
Learn a language
Sydney Community College offers a range of language courses. You can enroll to learn Japanese, learn Italian or even learn Chinese languages such as Mandarin and Cantonese. Courses that specialize in business language, travel language or basic rudimentary skills are suitable for all kinds of people.
CityEast Community College has a thriving arts department that offer a wide range of photography courses. Courses include photography fundamentals, which cost around $180 and are run as either intensive weekend sessions or shorter weeknight classes. Melbournians can study the art of photography at local community centres or at RMIT, on a Photography: An introduction course.
There are plenty of adult education courses available but some colleges also offer courses for younger students. Budding Junior MasterChefs can sharpen their skills at a Cooks in the Kitchen course from TAFE NSW Riverina College, aimed at 12-15 year-olds, while Tamworth Community College has an Italian Cook Night - Men Only class. In Victoria, the gourmet in your life would appreciate a William Anglisss Shop and Cook Tour, where students get out the classroom to buy all the ingredients they will need from the source, then bring them back to cook up a storm.
Why not give the adventurous person in your life the opportunity to learn to fly? On this taster lesson for a helicopter flight over the Sunshine Coast Students actually get to take over the controls.
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