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 northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. 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

Course Outcome

By the end of the course, you will feel more confident in using the computer and its functions. You will become more familiar with exploring the internet and using it for shopping, browsing, and have more understanding about cyber safety. You will also be introduced to other technologies such as tablets, digital cameras, e-books and smart phones.

What to Bring

  • Notepad
  • Pen
  • USB
  • A course manual which can be taken home.

On campus students will be provided with a computer during the class.

Delivery Mode

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students
  • Workshop is delivered in a computer room

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

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