Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to iPad Tablets

Course Overview

Learn how to utilise your iPad to its maximum potential with Tech Savvy Seniors Introduction to iPad Tablets!

In this workshop you will learn useful tips on how to browse the web, watch movies, play games, send and receive emails, even type up letters on the iPad. Whoever you are, there are lots of reasons to learn more about the iPad! iPads are a revolutionary new way of accessing the internet, playing games and communicating.

You’ve seen friends and family watching movies and reading books on the iPad and want to find out more, or you want to surf the internet and send emails but don’t need or want a computer. Or maybe you like your computer but wish it was easier to use and move from place to place.

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!

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

  • Topics covered in the workshop include:
  • Differences between a computer and an iPad and how the two can work together
  • Using the touchscreen and understanding gesture control
  • How to start up programs on the iPad, connect wirelessly to the internet and how to navigate using a virtual keyboard
  • How to navigate the web using the iPad
  • Apps and various media from online stores

Course outcome

You will learn useful tips on how to browse the web, watch movies, play games, send and receive emails, even type up letters on the iPad. Whoever you are, there are lots of reasons to learn more about the iPad!

What you need to know

Entry requirements

Students must have basic knowledge of using a smartphone and should have an Apple iPad.

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
  • Your own iPad tablet
  • An internet connected laptop or desktop computer is provided by the workshop organisers. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop.

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

FAQ

How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.