Computers

Computer Courses



COMPUTERS LEVEL 1 (basics)

A basic introduction to computers. This course will help you to understand what a computer is, how it works and what you need to know if you are thinking of buying one. Gain basic computers skills and understand terminology and concepts. Learn how to navigate the desktop and Start Menu. Launch and exit programs, save and retrieve files. Learn how to begin browsing the internet and understand antivirus software.

ESNLC

This 10 week course starts Friday 26th April – 28th June
Fridays: 10:30am-1.00pm
Cost: $100 Full/ $70 Concession

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PMNC

 

Mondays: 1pm – 3.30pm, Starting 24th July,  $50 conc $80 / $100

Tutor David

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Computers at ARCH

An introduction to computer basics. Learn about the main functions and uses of computers; how to set up; how to navigate and use systems and programs including Microsoft Office programs, the internet, social media etc.

PPCG

When: Mondays 10.00am – 12.00pm
Where: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Cost: Free *eligibility applies

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Get Connected

An introduction to computer basics. Learn about the main functions and uses of computers; how to set up; how to navigate and use systems and programs including Microsoft Office programs, the internet, social media etc.

PPCG

When: Thursdays 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Venue: 161 Chapel St, St Kilda 3182
Cost: Free *eligibility applies

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INTERMEDIATE COMPUTERS

Use Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook to an Intermediate level. Introduction to iPads, tablets and smart phones. Understand the basics of Power Point and Create a LinkedIn Profile.
Use multimedia skills on internet including marketing.

ESNLC

This 10 week course starts Tuesday 23rd April – 25th June
Tuesdays: 9:30am-3pm
Cost: $100 ($70 conc.)

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IPADS, SMARTPHONES &OTHER DEVICES

Learn about your device and how to change settings, use the internet, emails, iTunes and other Apps. This course gives you an insight into privacy settings and protecting yourself online. Within this course you will explore components of YouTube and Skype. There will also be an introduction to blogging.

ESNLC

This 10 week course starts Tuesday 23rd April – 25th June
Tuesdays: 3.30pm-5:30pm
Cost: $100 ($70 conc.)

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Portogether Film Course

Move over Quentin Tarantino. This course will teach you all you need to know to create high quality videos and films, including desk top editing skills.

PPCG

Fridays 10.00am – 1.00pm
Location: Edwards Park, Esplanade E, South Melbourne
Cost: Free *eligibility applies

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Broadband for Seniors

Broadband for Seniors is a free 3 – 4 hour one-on-one lessions with a volunteer tutor who teach very basic introduction to computers, tablets and web surfing. It is suitable for people who do not know how to turn on a computer. As it is a volunteer program and free of charge, there is a six week waiting list before a tutor becomes available. Location: Middle Park Community Centre 254 – 256 Richardson Street Middle Park 3206 * Bookings essential.

PMNC

Ongoing – Monday to Friday. Free

Tutor Jane

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IT customer service 

This course is part one of a specifically designed training program for staff and volunteers who work in customer service, reception and office administration work and want to improve their work related office administration IT skills. Using Windows: Understanding office IT terminology, File Management, Backing up Files and Folders. Outlook: Email, Outlook commands, creating contacts and group email, Attachments & resizing, Email security. Excel 2010: Basic spreadsheets, Data Entry, understanding formulae. Word 2010: Basic word processing, Editing, Formatting, tables, images. Office equipment: Using office equipment, photocopying, scanning, phones, troubleshooting.

PMNC

Fri 2pm – 4.30pm, Cost: $50 conc $80 / $100

Tutor David

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iPad 

Have you recently purchased an iPad and want to find out how to get the most out of it? Learn to navigate, organise and customise your iPad, become familiar with apps, download free apps, learn editing, manage folders, set up email and learn about security features, plus more! Course prerequisites: Basic literacy and keyboard skills. Bring your own iPad with Apple id and set-up. For those who are thinking of getting one we can provide iPads to practice on in class. Course Includes: iPad Features, Customising your iPad, Searching & downloading useful applications, Wifi (learn how to connect), Surfing the Internet, Taking/editing photos, Ebooks.

PMNC

Starts 17th August, Thurs 2pm – 4pm,   Cost $50 conc $80 / $100

Tutor David

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Market your Project with social media  

This course will help you navigate the world of social media and provide you with the tools needed to market your projects and events online. Class time will be divided into learning new skills and social media project work. This would be particularly valuable for volunteers and those working in the community sector. The course will include: Mastering social media technology, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Tagging, Likes, hashtags and how to keep your post alive, Optimising with visual content, Creating events on social media, Social media and online fundraising, Writing effective and engaging copy.

PMNC

Wed 1pm – 4pm, $35 concession / $150 Full Fee, Tutor David

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