Basic Computing Courses

Our introductory courses in using PCs/laptops are great for minimising the ‘fear factor’ many people have when learning and using computers, especially for the first time. 

Job-seekers in particular will benefit from the Intro to PCs course and all participants will get more than a ‘taste’ of the major apps and IT tools used in everday computing.

Also, EVERYBODY will learn stacks of great shortcuts and tips with our FREE, LIVE ONLINE sessions. See below:

Basic Computing

April 6th, 2020

  • Intro to PCs
  • Intro to PCs (Online)
  • Windows 10 Tricks (Online) - FREE
  • Word Tricks (Online) - FREE
  • Excel Tricks (Online) - FREE

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


  • Apr
    29

    2020

    1 day, Wed 9:30 AM - Wed 5:00 PM

    ALBURY

    • $339.00 incl. GST

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Benefits

Intro to PCs (Live Online)


Detailed Content

This course has 2 x 3-hour live, online sessions. The scheduled date to the right is the first session and the second session is ONE (1) WEEK later at the same time.

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):

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

Spreadsheet Essentials (Excel):

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

E-mail Essentials (Outlook):

  • 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.

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


  • Online
    May
    07

    2020

    2 x 3-hours, Thu 9:00 AM AEST - Thu 12:00 PM AEST

    Online

    • $249.00 incl. GST

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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


  • Online
    Apr
    23

    2020

    1 hour, Thu 9:00 AM AEST - Thu 10:00 AM AEST

    Online

    • Free

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Word 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
    Apr
    22

    2020

    1 hour, Wed 9:00 AM AEST - Wed 10:00 AM AEST

    Online

    • Free

More Dates

Excel 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
    Apr
    29

    2020

    1 hour, Wed 9:00 AM AEST - Wed 10:00 AM AEST

    Online

    • Free

More Dates

Recent Reviews – Basic 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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