Technology Courses

Everyone needs to access the internet, computers and devices for learning, work and community life. Our digital literacy skills program includes one on one support, short courses and semester long courses. We can support students with access to devices and low cost purchasing programs.

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Word, Internet & Email

Are you just starting out with the internet and computers? This course is for you. Learn basic important computer skills such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and how to use email.

This course will also cover how to make and save documents, manage passwords, make a resume, and use email to apply for jobs and report to MyGov.

This course is a pathways to Devices and Desktops, Digital Skills for Job Seekers and Digital Skills for the Workplace.

  • Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Days: Wednesdays
  • Dates: 1 February - 21 June 2023
  • Cost: $50 for concession per semester / $70 for non-concession per semester                    

 

Devices and Desktops

Once you’ve learned the basics in Semester 1, this course will help you develop your confidence and extend your understanding of technology and using different devices.

This course will cover: connecting to different devices, using social media, managing smartphones, tablets and iPad, as well as more advanced uses of MS Office and Google applications, plus Excel and PowerPoint.

This course is scheduled in Semester 2 2023 

 

Didital Skills for Job Seekers

This course will help you learn important digital skills that will increase your chances of gaining a ajob.

Topics will include: Job search - how to search for infomation on the internet, set up a professional email and online safety; how to use job search engines, register for job alerts and build a jobseeker profile on job internet sites.

  • Location: Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre
  • Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm
  • Days: Wednesdays
  • Dates: 1 Feburuary - 21 June 2023
  • Cost: $50 for concession per semester / $70 for non-concession per semester

 

Digital Skills for the Workplace

This course will increase your chances of getting a job by helping develop skills that are regularly used in workplaces.

Topics include: MS Word, Excel, Point of Sale technology used in retail settings, Google documents and Google sheets, online communications and online skills for small business.

More details to be confirmed in 2023.

 

School Apps for Parents

Do you have a smartphone? That’s all you’ll need for this course to help parents understand and use school mobile phone applications.

In this course you’ll develop language and digital skills needed to understand and communicate with your child’s school. The course will focus on the apps used by the parents present in the class, for example: Schoolzine, Compass or Seesaw.

More details to be confirmed in 2023.

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