C&G’s Guide to Bayside Short Courses

Fancy trying your hand at something new? Short courses in your local area are a great way to open your mind to new possibilities, develop your skills and meet new people. Here’s C&G’s top picks for institutions offering great short courses around Bayside.


One of Victoria’s largest education providers, Holmesglen offers a wide range of short courses in disciplines ranging from arts and creative writing to construction and business. You can browse the term 2 short courses brochure here, and find something that takes your fancy. Whether it’s a hobby on the side or the beginning of a new business venture, you’ll be well looked after at Holmesglen’s six campuses.

Sandybeach Centre

A community hub empowering the Bayside community to better themselves through elective learning, Sandybeach Centre offers adult education open to all. With subjects like therapeutic arts, computer and iPad skills and cooking, there’s bound to be a course you’ll love. The centre also specialises in professional development sessions for teams, so if you work in the Bayside area, you may wish to look into giving your team some inspiration with PD.

Hampton Community Centre

Hampton Community Centre welcomes Bayside locals to learn in a friendly environment, designed to enrich the mind, body and soul. With plenty of adult learning on offer, you can engage in anything from pottery workshops to computer courses. The centre also runs learning sessions for children during the school holidays, giving little ones a chance to broaden their horizons while away from the classroom. 

Bayside council also showcases a number of classes and courses for adult learners at locations across the region. This guide explains what’s on offer and how to enrol. 


03 9531 1245
90 Ormond Road,
Elwood Vic 3184
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Port Melbourne

03 9646 4444
1/103D Bay Street,
Port Melbourne Vic 3207
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