Tarot and Oracle Card Reading for Beginners

Course Overview

Tarot Cards and Oracle Cards reading are an informative and beneficial tool for people to gain spiritual insights, evaluate one’s life direction and are used daily as a tool for self-discovery.

In this course you will learn meanings for the 78 cards and some tarot history. Everyone will have the chance to be able to give tarot readings in class for each other. Whether you decide to follow tarot as a craft or a passionate hobby, it will bring you a lifetime of pleasure and learning. When you understand the tarot cards on a theoretical basis, you will then start to read them on a more intuitive level.

This course is suitable for the complete beginner who has just acquired a tarot pack and wants to know how to use them, or for someone who has owned a set for a while and now wants to add further knowledge to what they have previously learnt before.

If you have an eye for art and love blending visual ideas together and telling a good story, then this course will be a great start for you on your exciting new tarot journey. You will enjoy the discussions, the sharing of ideas and the laughter. These are some of the things which make each tarot class a unique experience.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will learn to:

  • Understand the symbols and the elements displayed on the cards
  • Use astrology with the cards
  • Use numerology with the cards
  • Understand the colour in the cards
  • Connect to the major arcana
  • Connect to the minor arcana
  • Use different spreads for questions

Course outcome

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Do 1,2,3 5, 10 card readings
  • Ask yes and no questions
  • Use of different tarot spreads
  • Create a connection with your cards
  • Alternate meanings for darker cards
  • Deliver your own accurate readings
  • See themes in the cards
  • Record insights in your Journal
  • Understand the fool’s journey

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge.

What you need to provide

  • Notepad and pen
  • The rider waite tarot deck
  • A scarf to wrap your tarot cards in
  • Mobile phone to take pictures

Class details

Start Date08 May 2024
End Date26 June 2024
Time10:00am - 12:00pm
TutorEugene Mitchell
Location Chatswood Campus


Class details

Start Date11 May 2024
End Date29 June 2024
Time10:00am - 12:00pm
TutorEugene Mitchell


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.