Tech Savvy Seniors – Cloud Computing: Part 2

Course Overview

Cloud Computing Part 2 builds on the fundamentals learned in our introduction to the cloud part 1, delving deeper into the practical aspects of cloud technology.

In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to establish your own cloud presence, putting theoretical knowledge into hands-on practice. Explore the functionalities of the Cloud and harness its capabilities to enhance your digital experience. Step into the world of cloud computing with confidence and gain practical skills to navigate and utilise this powerful technology.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In Introduction to Cloud 1 we will have learnt:

  • What is the cloud
  • What are the benefits of using the cloud
  • The risks in using cloud computing
  • Which cloud to use
  • This workshop guides you through setting up your own cloud using Dropbox

Course outcome

  • This workshop will allow you to set-up and use the cloud product called Dropbox

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This workshop is a continuation of cloud 1 workshop. It is highly desirable if you have previously attended cloud 1 where the concept of cloud computing is discussed and the context behind the use of Dropbox will be explained.

Prerequisite: Essential

Participants must be over 60 years old. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded in partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra.

What you need to provide

  • Notepad and pen
  • An internet-connected laptop or desktop computer; either your own or supplied by the workshop organisers. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop.
  • If you bring your own Apple iPhone or iPad or Android phone or tablet then, if time permits, we will install Dropbox on your device. Please bring your Apple ID and password or Google user and password.

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


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How to Enrol

Step 1

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Step 3

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