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Term 4 2019

Some of this training is provided with Victorian Government funding for eligible participants through Adult, Community & Further Education (ACFE). Those seeking funded places must meet the funding criteria to be eligible.

Ipad Introduction

Do you have an iPad but struggle to understand how to use it, or what you can do with it? In this 3-week course (2 x 1.5 h), you will learn things like: understanding the visual display, how to use your fingers, what apps are, the basics of taking photos or videos, organising your apps, adding and removing apps, the basics of surfing the Internet and getting your emails, connecting to a
WiFi hotspot, and lots more... Understand this is a basic introductory course designed to introduce you to the features of the iPad.
Time & Date Tuesdays 6pm from 26th November
Fees 2x1.5 hour session - $40
Tutor Serge Botans

Computers 1

If you’re new or nervous about computers, this is the course for you! Learn how to use a mouse, get a clear understanding of what is the Internet, what is the Cloud, learn how to create Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, do a dash of graphic design with
PowerPoint, and learn about and use email. Most importantly, learn how to resolve your computer questions or hiccups yourself after the course is over! The course is Windows-based, not Mac.
Time & Date Fridays 1pm from 25th October
Fees 8x2.5 hour sessions (funded) - $100.00
Tutor Leanne Mumford

Search Engine Optimisation

Do you have a website but it is not ranking well with search engines? It may be that your website needs 'search engine optimisation'. In this course, you will learn: the difference between on-page optimisation and offpage optimisation, the need for keyword research, the basics of keyword research, the need for so-called LSI, how to optimise your web pages for search engines, how to devise a keyword plan for your site, and lots more...
This course focuses on so-called 'on-page optimisation' only. And in some cases, it is enough to get a website to improve its rankings. Your instructor is an experienced local web designer.
Time & Date Tuesdays 6pm from 22nd October
Fees 3x1.5 hour session - $61
Tutor Serge Botans

Improve Your Website

Do you have a website that is not working for you? It may be that your website is not properly set up to convert visitors into clients.In this 2-week course, you will learn: a formula for writing headlines and content, why you need headlines, one word you should use minimally in your content and one word you should use instead, one thing every page of your website must have, how to format the content of your pages and why, and more... Through this course, you will become better equipped towards setting
up your website to convert visitors into clients, which is what your website should be doing.Your instructor is an experienced local web designer and he will teach you the practical aspects of web design..
Time & Date Tuesdays 6pm from 12th November
Fees 2x1.5 hour session - $40
Tutor Serge Botans

Photo Editing

Do you take photos with your smartphone or tablet/iPad, and wish you could easily edit your photos to make them look better? This 1.5 h course will do just that. In this course, you will learn about a free app (for iOS and Android) that makes it very easy to edit photos to get the look you want. You will need to bring your smartphone, tablet or iPad to the course where you will learn things like: how to sharpen your photos, how to brighten shaded areas, how to make your photos ‘warm’ or ‘cool’, how to add a frame
to your photos, how to make the subject of your photo stand out, how to give your photos the ‘old photo’ look, and lots more... You will need to have a photo on your device you will be able to edit. A tablet is preferable due to the bigger screen.
This non-technical course will help you transform ordinary photos into photos that pop!
PS Make sure you come able to download the app from Google Play or the iStore, as applicable.
Time & Date Tuesday 6pm from 10th December
Fees 1x1.5 hour session - $25
Tutor Serge Botans

Introduction To Excel

Excel allows you to develop computer records that involve calculations or comparisons. Examples include household budgets or spending and other financial data, including tax. It can also be used for record keeping related to health or fitness, e.g. blood pressure or sugar levels, DVD or CD collections, sports performance, weather or tide data, etc. This short course provides an introduction to spreadsheets and data entry and manipulation using MS Excel and Windows. Please bring a memory stick to save your work.
Time & Date Tuesdays 4pm from 15th October
Fees 3x2 hour sessions- $65
Tutor Barry White