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, 26th April - 4 classes

Session ID SRZ42201C
26 Apr - 17 May 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Piotr Nowotnik

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 Hotmail email account so you can access your emails and Microsoft cloud services 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.

Last updated: March 16, 2018 01:31pm