Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to the Internet: Part 1

Course Overview

Have you heard of the internet but aren’t really sure of what it can offer you, let alone how to get connected to it, which type of internet connection to choose, or how to use it? In our Introduction to the Internet we will explain it all!

We will walk you through the very basics of the internet: how it works, how to get online and how to surf the web. At the end, you should be able to sign up for an internet service and access and search the internet on your home computer.

Join us and unlock the potential of the internet at your fingertips!

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

Topics include:

  • What is the internet
  • How do I connect to it
  • Looking at different types of internet connections
  • Navigating around the web
  • Performing a web search
  • Summary of all topics covered

Course outcome

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:
  • Know the very basics of the internet
  • How it works
  • How to get online
  • How to surf the web
  • How to sign up for an internet service
  • Access and search the internet on your home computer

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge.

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 is supplied by the College. You may need to share a computer with others in the workshop

Class details

Start Date01 May 2024
End Date01 May 2024
Sessions1
DaysWed
Time10:30am - 1:00pm
TutorDavid Vasey
Location Epping Campus

$10

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

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How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.