This free series funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS is designed to help older people gain confidence in basic computer and digital skills.
Book in for the small group sessions below:
Introduction to computers
This workshop covers what a computer is, it’s 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 part 1
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’s yourself.
Introduction to internet part 2
We’ll look at ways to make web navigation a breeze and seek out video and music add-ons. You’ll leave knowing how to keep yourself safe online and tips for the best sites.
Introduction to email
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
From booking a holiday to buying groceries, we’ll take you through the process of buying something and how to stay safe banking and shopping online.
Introduction to online shopping and banking part 2
Following on from part 1, 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
Get sharp with social media’s famous three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll take you through a run-down of which social media to use and when.
Introduction to iPads
We’ll walk you through the techy world of the tablet and get you up and running on this handy device.