The following article appeared in the Mail newspaper (Education Week feature) – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Upper Yarra Community House has recently partnered with ECOSS in Wesburn, close to both their Yarra Junction and Mount Evelyn Campuses.
This is a great opportunity for people who want to learn locally and are looking to start a career in this rewarding sector.
Both UYCH and ECOSS are committed to delivering quality training along with excellent facilities in the heart of the Yarra Valley, which is known for its outstanding produce and agriculture.
By partnering with ECOSS there will also be a strong emphasis on organic and sustainable agriculture techniques.
UYCH are one of the main providers in the outer east offering the Certificate II in Horticulture, a newly developed course that is highly regarded by industry experts.
It’s a great hands on course which will not only enrich the learning experience, but it’s a great opportunity to further promote sustainable living within our local community.
Short but informative’ Introduction to Horticulture’ courses are also being run.
Partnering with another local not for profit organisation, like ECOSS, ensures that UYCH can further enhance education opportunities for our local community.
For further information on Certificate II in Horticulture and Introduction to Horticulture short courses click here or call 1300 835 235.
If you would like to know more about ECOSS visit www.ecoss.org.au