Our digital literacy courses are delivered in a supported environment, lead by qualified and skilled tutors. Bring your own IT equipment if you wish.
Our computers and wifi are available during office hours, and when not in use for classes, for those who wish to do some occasional work or practice their skills.
Google Apps and The Cloud – On Line Digital Technology
Tutor Tim Beacham
An in-depth look at all the Google Apps and how to use the cloud to sync your information across different devices. Gmail, Google Drive, Google Photos, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Plus, GSuite for Business, Google Maps, YouTube and more. Will include setting up apps on different devices such as a computer, tablets and phones. The class would benefit people returning to study, looking for work, running a small business or managing personal documents and photos. Subsidised fee available, eligibility criteria applies.
Term 2 8 May – 26 June
Fees: Full $286 Concession $260 ACFE $50 (per term)
Computer for Older Adults
This is an introductory program that will teach you the skills required to perform a range of basic tasks on a computer.
The 10-week course will cover:
• Understanding software types
• Using basic Windows and Microsoft suite commands
• Using Microsoft Word
• Understanding search engines
• Security and safety online
• An introduction to the internet and email
Date 27 May – 19 August 2019 (excl. 10 June, 1 July, 8 July)
This program is designed for older adult learners with little or no computer knowledge/experience. Contact the East Preston Community Centre on the details below to enrol or for more information.
7 Newton Street
Reservoir, VIC 3073
Phone: 8470 8107
Facilitato David Burt
Do you have a question about using digital technology, your device or a problem that needs solving? Do you need support to gain confidence to begin to learn? Our volunteer David is happy to help answer your questions and give information on how to practice your skills to become more confident using your device. Bring in your functioning tablet, phone or laptop. These sessions are informal and free. Bookings essential. Following a set of free sessions, you will feel more confident to join our digital literacy classes.
Date 1 February – 6 December
Free (HACC-PYP & CHSP supported)
Microsoft Office Programs
Develop and expand skills in Microsoft Office programs to become proficient and make effective use of the programs for employment, study or personal purposes. Update skills, return to work, gain employment, change employment or for personal use.
Term 1 13 February – 3 April
Term 2 9 May – 27 June
Term Fees Full $297 Concession $270 ACFE $50
Expression of Interest Form
Please indicate which courses you are interested in.