Our computer courses are designed for people who may have computers but do not feel confident using them. The Computers Class will be resumed in term 4 in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions.
We supply Laptop computers and are able to accommodate 6 students in a class.
All Laptops are set up to run "Windows 10" & Microsoft Office.
The lessons are held at the Uniting Church, Robinson Rd, Aspley on Wednesdays :-
Beginners course 9.00 am – 10.30 am. Computer classes will be held in term 4, each term is a complete course.
Enrolment days are shown on the Calendar Page.
Notes are supplied on a CD for the beginners course and follow the class syllabus which is based on Windows 10 & Office 2010 installed on our Compaq and Toshiba ACFS class Notebooks.
The syllabus basically covers: The actual course is being reviewed to update the contents so they are more in line with students likely needs in the present circumstanses. It will still include most aspects of the list below.
Week 1 Basics of computers, Windows & digital concepts
Week 2 Introduction to Programs using WORD (word processing)
Week 3 Word
Week 4 Files & File Management (Windows Explorer)
Week 5 Internet security, PC housekeeping/cleanup
Weeks 6 & 7 Internet & e-mail
(All Computer Classes are $30.00 per term.)
The notes are provided on a CD. They are written in a class instruction style, very basic concepts are introduced and terminology & jargon are explained in a general way.
Students are encouraged to practice what has been done in class when they are at home. This helps to consolidate the learning and prompts questions to ask at the next session.
Our tutors David and Barrie are supported by volunteer assistants, so help is always close by if a student is having difficulty during and following the lesson.
The computing course has Modules covering use of some typical computer programs tailored to meet class needs. Examples are WORD, PHOTO DOWNLOADING & EDITING, INTERNET & E-MAIL.
The important subjects of FILE MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER SECURITY & MANAGEMENT are also covered.
Actual contents of course subjects will be based on a majority of class needs & time limits.
Students need to discuss their needs with the tutor.