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

Monday, 29th July - 4 classes

Session ID SRZ42203C
29 Jul - 19 Aug 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Piotr Nowotnik

Monday, 12th August - 4 classes

Session ID SRZ42204C
12 Aug - 2 Sep 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$279 / $265 (conc)
Piotr Nowotnik

Throughout the course you will learn:

  • How to turn on a computer and not be scared to bits (and create safe passwords)
  • How to set up a Hotmail email account so you can access your emails and Microsoft cloud services from any
  • location with internet access (including an explanation of Microsoft cloud!)
  • How to do basic searches on the internet using Google
  • How to download photos from a camera and save them in an orderly fashion
  • How to create letters and basic documents in Microsoft Word
  • How to create basic spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Understand what social media is (discuss Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter so that you can interact with
  • television and radio programs)
  • Tips for online shopping (both buying and selling – EBay, Gumtree, Company Websites)

There will also be ample time for students to ask questions on areas of interest throughout the course.

This course will provide you with a solid grounding in basic computer skills, allowing you to confidently use a personal computer for a variety of ends, post-course.


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

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

Last updated: April 19, 2019 03:13pm