Computers : Beginners

If you are thinking of buying a computer or just don't know how to use it, this course is the right choice. In this fully accredited course learn about the Windows operating system, virus protection, make a spreadsheet, write a letter and go on the internet in a relaxed and informative environment. No experience is required. BSBITU111 Operate a personal Digital device BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets BSBITU213 Use digital technologies to communicate remotely

Katoomba Centre on Monday Mornings

Beginning 11/2/2019 from 11:30:00 to 13:30:00

for 8 Weeks


Topics Covered include:

OH&S. Course overview and Q&A. Hardware introduction. Discussion and demonstration of computer components, jargon and terminology. Introduction to the Windows environment. Use of input devices and manipulation of desktop settings. Lesson focuses on storage of files and navigation of computer environment, using storage. Continuation of previous session involving creation and use of safe and reliable storage practices. Brief exercise in document creation and saving of documents. Virus protection and computer maintenance. Control panel programs, mouse settings, date and time. Word processing. Introduction to Office software. Keyboard layout and entering text. Spell check. Formatting text and document and revision of saving procedures. preadsheets. Terminology and screen controls, entering data and using data manipulation tools. Simple formulas and formatting. Printing documents and revision. Charts overview Internet introduction. Discussion of technology and internet usage. Browser controls and basic navigation. Understanding URL'S and using Search Engines. E-mail basics, including addressing, sending and receiving e-mail.

Course Outcome

On the first session bring

Notebook and pen. Please wear warm clothing in Autumn and Winter as the air conditioning can be cold.

and purchase during the course

Special Issues To Note




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