Tech Savvy Seniors – Introduction to the Internet: Part 2

Course Overview

Take your internet skills to the next level with ‘our Introduction to the Internet: Part 2!

So you have an internet connection, a computer with a web browser and know the very basics of hyperlinks and search. Now it’s time to make the most of what you’ve learned. There are literally millions of internet sites to explore, and Part 2 of our Introduction to the Internet Workshop will walk you through how to make the most of them.

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

  • A review of Part 1 topics
  • Scrolling and navigating
  • Downloading
  • Using tabs
  • Using "favourties"
  • Enlarging a web page
  • Watching movies and listening to music
  • Add-ons and players
  • Some of our favourite things, i.e. travel, maps, genealogy and news
  • Staying safe online
  • Summary of all topics

Course outcome

At the end of the workshop, you will know:

  • How to navigate web pages using your browser’s scroll bar, back and forward buttons
  • How to download a file from the internet
  • How to use tabs, add favourites, set a homepage and zoom in on a web page
  • What add-ons and players are, and why you need them

What you need to know

Entry requirements

Students need to have completed Introduction to the Internet – Part 1 or have a basic knowledge of using the internet.

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 Date02 May 2024
End Date02 May 2024
Sessions1
DaysThu
Time8:30am - 4:30pm
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

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.