Invest in yourself with adult education

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It’s never too late to learn a new skill. Here are a few adult courses that just might pique your interest. 

You know that old saying, ‘Every day is a school day’? Well, it’s true. It’s never too late in life to pick up a new skill or pursue a passion, but it’s up to you to take the leap. With an endless selection of courses now available online and in-person, you’re sure to find something to suit you. 

Here are a few courses that may pique your interest.

Bask in the world of beauty

Makeup artistry is a special skill that can take years to get right. Even if you wear makeup every day, chances are there are so many tips and tricks that you’re not aware of. If beauty has always fascinated you, then why not delve a little deeper into that world?

Bombshell Beauty Academy offers a range of face-to-face and remote courses on everything from spray tanning to brow lamination. There are also beginner and masterclass makeup courses covering all the most important things you need to know. 

We can almost guarantee that you will have many enthusiastic family members and friends lining up to benefit from your new skills once you have completed one of these courses!

Learn to drive with skill and confidence

Looking to gain confidence behind the wheel or just have a bit more fun while driving? Total Driver offers courses for learners and P plate drivers, NDIS-accredited courses, as well as defensive driving, advanced driving courses and 4WD training adventures. You could be out in the country maneuvering a Landrover up and down rugged terrain in no time!

Total Drivers has a pretty good track record, with results showing a 400% decrease in crashes.

Picture this: professional photography skills

Are you always snapping pictures of the sunset, only to get frustrated that your smart phone doesn’t quite capture the serene view in front of you?

Hone your photography skills by partaking in a professional photography course. International Institute of Film & Photography (IIFP) offers a range of courses to suit every skill level.

A three-month face-to-face course includes basic and advanced camera handling, advanced studio/outdoor lighting, as well as shooting portraits, fashion photography and more. 

This year, IIFP is also launching its flagship film course, day video and editing workshops, and makeup, modeling, and styling courses.

Perfect your party piece by learning a musical instrument

If you haven’t touched a musical instrument since you were a child, you might enjoy the challenge of learning something new. Perhaps you’d like to play classical piano, guitar or ukulele, there are so many options to choose from.

With Vivace Academy, you don’t even need to travel to an instructor to build these skills, you can do it all from the comfort of your own home with online learning. And your first online lesson comes with a 15-minute free trial session so you can get a taster before committing to the course. 

Whatever your passion, remember, humm can help. Partnering with a range of adult education providers, humm allows you to pay for your course upfront and manage the repayments over time. 
Invest in yourself! Check out the wide range of education and training you can undertake with humm.