Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

Tech Savvy Seniors - Computer Basics

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Tech Savvy Seniors – Computer Basics – Sydney Course

Learn all about computer basics, and how your computer works! The Internet, online security, using social media sites (e.g. Facebook) and discussion on new devices available in the market.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mount Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

  • Exploring the Web
  • Internet Explorer
  • Search engines
  • Storing favourite websites
  • E-Books
  • Online information e.g. entertainment, leisure activities
  • Online stores e.g eBay
  • Protecting yourself on the Web
  • Online security
  • Save navigation of the web
  • Privacy
  • Anti-virus applications
  • Online shopping
  • Connecting to the World: Online communication tools e.g. Skype, Emails, Forums, Audio and visual applications
  • New Technologies: iPad, Smart Phones, E-Book devices, Digital cameras

Materials Provided

Students will be provided with:

  • A computer for the day. Note: Microsoft Office 2010 Suite and Windows 7 is used for all IT courses
  • A course manual which can be taken home.

What to Bring

  • Notepad
  • Pen
  • USB

Delivery Mode

Workshop held in a computer room – involving a combination of teacher demonstration and practical work.

Course testimonials:

  • Sandy said: Class was run at a level I could understand for my basic understanding