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Computer skills

  1. Course name: Computer Tuition
  2. Training provider: Asylum Seekers Centre
  3. Attendance mode: Face to face OR online
  4. Dates & times: Mon-Fri; 1-2pm or 2-3pm. Other times by request and tutor availability.
  5. Details:
    • Essentials: Typing, Using a keyboard, mouse, touchscreen or computerGetting Started Online:
    • Using the internet, Using an online form, Using email
    • Getting started with a device: Using a Laptop, Mobile Phone or Tablet
    • Connecting to others: Video calling, How to use Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom
    • Studies Support: Help with assignments, Submitting assignments online
    • Online hobbies: Online games, Blogs – online journals
    • Introduction to Social Media: Safe use of Facebook and other social media
    • Form-Filling: Help with online forms
    • Introduction to relevant Apps: MyGov, Internet Banking, Opal
  6. How to enrol: In CiviCRM – Click ‘Forms’ > ‘Computer Tuition Referral’ and fill out details. Include as much detail about client needs, sought-for outcomes as possible how to sheet.
  7. Hints and Tips: Great way to increase tech literacy and competitiveness in the job market!
  1. Training provider: Macquarie Community College
  2. Attendance mode: Face to face classes – 2 days per week from 9:30am to 2:30pm
  3. Details:
    • Basic Computer Skills for Work and Study is a great computer course for beginners. This course will help you develop your basic computer and digital technology skills for personal use, study or at work.
    • In this hands-on course, you will learn to use computers for routine personal and workplace related tasks including, accessing, creating, saving and managing Microsoft Word documents and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, using the internet for research and using emails to communicate.
    • By the end of this practical course, you will have the digital skills and knowledge to feel confident in using a computer.
    • This course is designed specifically for people who are at the beginners level with computers and digital technology.
  4. Hints and Tips:
    • Need to have an intermediate level of English.
    • Macquarie Community College will arrange an assessment of your English language, literacy and numeracy and help you to complete the enrolment.
  5. How to enrol:
    • Go to Macquarie Community College website, find a class location that suits you and click Apply Now
    • Send an email to to let us know you have applied so that we can flag your application with the college