Basic Computing

We have lots of face-to-face and live, online courses that will help people use their PCs, laptops and devices without fuss or fear or stress. Our Intro to PCs for Beginners course is great for people who want to build their confidence in using devices and for job-seekers looking to improve their job prospects.

And we have lots of FREE online sessions that will quickly get you up-to-speed with the latest in MS Office 365, Zoom, and much more.

Basic Computing

May 25th, 2020

  • Intro to PCs
  • Windows Tips (FREE Online)
  • Word Tips (FREE Online)
  • Excel Tips (FREE Online)
  • PowerPoint Tips (FREE Online)
  • Outlook Tips (FREE Online)

Intro to PCs for Beginners


Detailed Content

This is a 1-day hands-on, face-to face course, and participants will learn how to:

 

Computer Essentials & Shortcuts:

  • Start a Windows PC and log on.
  • Use shortcut tips and rules for using a Windows PC.
  • Start and exit Windows applications using shortcuts.
  • Use important keyboarding and mouse skills.
  • Move, size, maximise and minimise windows.
  • Navigate and create folders to organise files.
  • Use the Recycle Bin.

Word-processing Essentials (Word or Google Docs):

  • Type a simple letter.
  • Edit and format text.
  • Create, save and open files.

Spreadsheet Essentials (Excel or Google Sheets):

  • Create a simple spreadsheet.
  • Enter headings, data and simple formulas.
  • Create a simple chart/graph.

E-mail Essentials (Outlook or GMail):

  • Create, send and receive e-mail.
  • Reply and forward emails.
  • Send attachments.
  • Organise and manage email.

Internet Essentials (Internet Explorer or Chrome):

  • Use shortcuts for browsing the Internet.
  • Save web pages to favourites.
  • Download images from the web and use in documents.

Flexible Options

Courses are delivered in our training rooms, or can be conducted in your training room onsite, or as live, online sessions. And content/outcomes can be customised/tailor-made to your requirements.

See Benefits to the right for a list of services provided to all participants (depending on the course).

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience with a Windows PC/laptop is required. Some use of a PC/laptop would be beneficial.

Upcoming Dates


    No courses scheduled. Please inquire via phone (02) 6041 2711 or use our Contact Us page

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Benefits

Windows 10 Tips & Tricks (Live Online) – FREE


Detailed Content

This is a 1-hour FREE live, online session and participants will learn how to:

  • Revise important Windows basics and shortcuts.
  • Work with app windows more efficiently (on dual-screens, etc).
  • Access Windows settings more easily.
  • Use great ‘Search’ shortcuts to find what you’re looking for (apps, settings, controls, etc).
  • How to switch off annoying notifications and other reminders.
  • Set up and manage your folder / file system
  • Access the all-important Control Panel and System settings.
  • Optimise your hard drive and Windows performance.
  • Customise/change advanced settings (Windows updates, User Account Control, etc)
  • Customise your Windows experience – desktop icons, common apps, etc.
  • Answer your questions and solve issues.

What You Receive During Online Session

All participants receive:

  • PDF workbook of step-by-step instructions.
  • Interactivity – you can ask and answer questions.
  • Recording of the session for on-demand reviewing later.
  • Support for your questions after the session.

What You Require For Online Session

  • Your PC/laptop, with internet, sound enabled and speakers.
  • A headset with microphone is recommended.
  • Double-screen or wide-screen if you wish to follow the trainer, otherwise you just view.

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience is assumed nor required. Some experience with a Windows 10 PC/laptop/device is suggested however.

Upcoming Dates


    No courses scheduled. Please inquire via phone (02) 6041 2711 or use our Contact Us page

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Word Top 10 Tips & Tricks (Live Online) – FREE


Detailed Content

This is a 1-hour FREE live, online session and participants will learn how to:

  • Use Word’s top 10 tips and tricks.
  • Customise the Word toolbars to make it work better for you.
  • Use the keyboard and mouse better.
  • Use proper keyboarding.
  • Be more productive.
  • Save time and be more effective.
  • Use the quick ways rather than the slow ways.
  • Use the shortcuts rather than the longcuts.
  • Answer your questions and solve issues.

What You Receive During Online Session

All participants receive:

  • PDF workbook of step-by-step instructions.
  • Interactivity – you can ask and answer questions.
  • Recording of the session for on-demand reviewing later.
  • Support for your questions after the session.

What You Require For Online Session

  • Your PC/laptop, with internet, sound enabled and speakers.
  • A headset with microphone is recommended.
  • Double-screen or wide-screen if you wish to follow the trainer, otherwise you just view.

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience is assumed nor required. Some experience with Word is suggested however.

Upcoming Dates


  • Online
    Nov
    17

    2020

    1 hour, Tue 11:30 AM AEDT - Tue 12:30 PM AEDT

    Online

    • Free

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Excel Top 10 Tips & Tricks (Live Online) – FREE


Detailed Content

This is a 1-hour FREE live, online session and participants will learn how to:

  • Use Excel’s top 10 tips and tricks.
  • Customise the Excel toolbars to make it work better for you.
  • Use the keyboard and mouse better.
  • Use proper keyboarding.
  • Be more productive.
  • Save time and be more effective.
  • Use the quick ways rather than the slow ways.
  • Use the shortcuts rather than the longcuts.
  • Answer your questions and solve issues.

What You Receive During Online Session

All participants receive:

  • PDF workbook of step-by-step instructions.
  • Interactivity – you can ask and answer questions.
  • Recording of the session for on-demand reviewing later.
  • Support for your questions after the session.

What You Require For Online Session

  • Your PC/laptop, with internet, sound enabled and speakers.
  • A headset with microphone is recommended.
  • Double-screen or wide-screen if you wish to follow the trainer, otherwise you just view.

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience is assumed nor required. Some experience with Excel is suggested however.

Upcoming Dates


  • Online
    Nov
    10

    2020

    1 hour, Tue 2:00 PM AEDT - Tue 3:00 PM AEDT

    Online

    • Free

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PowerPoint Top Seven Speedy Shortcuts (Live Online)


Detailed Content

This is a 1-hour FREE live, online session and participants will learn how to:

  • Use PowerPoint’s top 7 tips and tricks.
  • Customise the PowerPoint’s toolbars to make it work better for you.
  • Use the keyboard and mouse better.
  • Use proper keyboarding.
  • Be more productive.
  • Save time and be more effective.
  • Use the quick ways rather than the slow ways.
  • Use the shortcuts rather than the longcuts.
  • Answer your questions and solve issues.

What You Receive During Online Session

All participants receive:

  • PDF workbook of step-by-step instructions.
  • Interactivity – you can ask and answer questions.
  • Recording of the session for on-demand reviewing later.
  • Support for your questions after the session.

What You Require For Online Session

  • Your PC/laptop, with internet, sound enabled and speakers.
  • A headset with microphone is recommended.
  • Double-screen or wide-screen if you wish to follow the trainer, otherwise you just view.

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience is assumed nor required. Some experience with PowerPoint is suggested however.

Upcoming Dates


  • Online
    Nov
    24

    2020

    1 hour, Tue 9:30 AM AEDT - Tue 10:30 AM AEDT

    Online

    • Free

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Outlook Top Seven Speedy Shortcuts (Live Online)


Detailed Content

This is a 1-hour FREE live, online session and participants will learn how to:

  • Use Outlook’s top 7 tips and tricks.
  • Customise the Outlook’s toolbars to make it work better for you.
  • Use the keyboard and mouse better.
  • Use proper keyboarding.
  • Be more productive.
  • Save time and be more effective.
  • Use the quick ways rather than the slow ways.
  • Use the shortcuts rather than the longcuts.
  • Answer your questions and solve issues.

What You Receive During Online Session

All participants receive:

  • PDF workbook of step-by-step instructions.
  • Interactivity – you can ask and answer questions.
  • Recording of the session for on-demand reviewing later.
  • Support for your questions after the session.

What You Require For Online Session

  • Your PC/laptop, with internet, sound enabled and speakers.
  • A headset with microphone is recommended.
  • Double-screen or wide-screen if you wish to follow the trainer, otherwise you just view.

For more details or to inquire about a closed corporate or online program, use our inquiry form here or phone us on (02) 6041 2711.


Prerequisites

No experience is assumed nor required. Some experience with Outlook is suggested however.

Upcoming Dates


  • Online
    Nov
    03

    2020

    1 hour, Tue 9:30 AM AEDT - Tue 10:30 AM AEDT

    Online

    • Free

More Dates

Recent Reviews – Basic & Remote Computing Courses

Save Heaps! (Word - Intermediate)

5.0 rating

April 2, 2020

The ease of getting around the computer and how easy things were to achieve will save heaps of time!

Kerry (Childcare - Worksafe)

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