This free series is designed to help older people gain confidence in basic computer and digital skills.
Funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS.
Book in for the small group sessions below.
Introduction to computers: 6 August
This workshop covers what a computer is, its components and how it’s operated. You’ll learn to use a mouse and keyboard and then road test your skills to create your first document.
Introduction to internet: 13 August
Become familiar with how to access and surf the web so you can go home, sign up for an internet service and hang out on the WWW yourself.
Introduction to email part 1: 20 August
Introduction to email part 2: 27 August
Keep connected to family and friends with email. We’ll walk you through setting up a free Gmail email account and how to send, read and reply to your emails.
Online shopping and banking part 1: 3 September
From booking a holiday to buying groceries, we’ll take you through the process of buying something and how to stay safe shopping online.
Introduction to online banking: 10 September
Find out how you can save time paying bills online and learn how to browse, buy and sell using websites like eBay and about payment options like PayPal.
Introduction to social media: 17 September
Get sharp with social media’s famous 3: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll take you through a run-down of which social media channel to use and when.
Introduction to iPads: 24 September
We’ll walk you through the techy world of the tablet and get you up and running on this handy device.