Course Summary

If using a computer seems scary, then this practical course will help you with the basics of email and how to set up an account, Google, word processing, spread sheets in Excel, social media – discussing twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, downloading and storing photos and online shopping, both buying and selling (e.g. eBay, gumtree).

Course Sessions

Thursday, 1st June - 4 classes


Session ID SRZ42203C
1 Jun - 22 Jun 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Teacher
Jan Southon

Monday, 31st July - 4 classes


Session ID SRZ42204C
31 Jul - 21 Aug 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Teacher
Jan Southon

Thursday, 17th August - 4 classes


Session ID SRZ42205C
17 Aug - 7 Sep 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Teacher
Jan Southon

Throughout the course you will cover:

1) How to turn on a computer and not be scared to bits (and create safe passwords)
2) How to set up a Gmail email account so you can access your emails from any location with internet access
3) How to do some basic searches on the internet using Google
4) How to download photos from a camera and save them in an orderly fashion
5) How to create letters and basic documents in MS Word
6) How to create spreadsheets in MS Excel
7) Understand what social media is (discuss Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter so that you can interact with television and radio programs)
8) Tips for online shopping (both buying and selling – EBay, Gumtree, Company Websites)

Of course, there will be ample time for students to ask questions on areas of interest during the course.

This course provides students with a solid grounding in basic computer skills allowing them to confidently continue with their computer activities, post-course.

There is no prerequisite for enrolling in this course. No experience is necessary.

For those with limited or no computer experience keen to obtain a solid grounding in basic skills.