Computer skills for the workplaces

Computer skills for the Workplace – Beginners

Learn basic computer skills needed for the workplace such as using the internet, email and Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel. Create simple documents and develop your digital skills to help you find work or go on to further study.

  • Start date: 2 February 2021
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12.30-3.30pm
  • Location: Preston
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $76* concession / $152* ACFE full fee / $789* fee for service
  • TO ENROL: enrol online through the ‘book now’ button below or in-person at our Bridge Darebin Preston reception.

Computer skills for the Workplace – Intermediate

Advance your workplace computer skills in Microsoft Office programs and learn how to use cloud technology. Learn how to insert and edit images, use mail merge, create forms and charts, create and deliver a PowerPoint presentation, and use formulas and develop a budget in Excel.

  • Start date: 2 February 2021
  • Time: Tuesdays 9am-12pm, Thursdays 1-3.30pm
  • Location: blended (Tuesdays at Preston, Thursdays online)
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $76* concession / $152* ACFE full fee / $789* fee for service
  • TO ENROL: enrol online through the ‘book now’ button below or in-person at our Bridge Darebin Preston reception.

Computer skills for the Workplace – Advanced

Advance your workplace computer skills in Microsoft Office programs and learn how to use cloud technology. Learn how to insert and edit images, use mail merge, create forms and charts, create and deliver a PowerPoint presentation, and use formulas and develop a budget in Excel.

  • Start date: 29 January 2021
  • Time: Thursdays & Fridays, 9.30am-12pm
  • Location: online
  • Sessions: 18
  • Cost: $76* concession / $152* ACFE full fee / $789* fee for service
  • TO ENROL: enrol online through the ‘book now’ button below or in-person at our Bridge Darebin Preston reception.

Computers – Advanced

Thu, 15 Oct, 2020
Learn how to use styles and macros, create a table of contents and merge data. Students must have completed the Intermediate Computers course, and have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel. (Students who are not experienced with Excel should enrol in the Intermediate course.)

Remaining places: Available

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Computers – Intermediate

Fri, 16 Oct, 2020
Learn how to insert and edit photographs, use mail merge and spell-check in Word, create forms and charts, create and deliver a PowerPoint presentation, and use formulas and develop a budget in Excel

Remaining places: Selling Fast

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English Through Computers

Thornbury
04/02/21 – 26/02/21
This digital literacy and language course is designed to develop English language skills while developing computer skills. Learn to use everyday apps, websites and internet resources for learning English in a supportive environment.

Remaining places: Available

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Advanced Computers

29/01/21 – 01/04/21
Edit and insert photos into documents, mail merge & spell check in Word and create forms & charts. Create & deliver PowerPoint presentations. Use formulas and create a budget in Excel.

Remaining places: Available

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Beginner Computers

Preston
02/02/21 – 01/04/21
Create simple documents and develop your digital skills to help you find work or go on to further study.

Remaining places: Available

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Fast-Track Beginner Computers

Preston
03/02/21 – 03/03/21
You will learn how to operate a computer, navigate the internet, use email and Microsoft Word. By the end of this course you will be able to create a great-looking resume and confidently search online for employment or study opportunities.

Remaining places: Available

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Intermediate Computers

02/02/21 – 01/04/21
Edit and insert photos into documents, mail merge & spell check in Word and create forms & charts. Create & deliver PowerPoint presentations. Use formulas and create a budget in Excel.

Remaining places: Available

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English Through Computers Saturday

Preston
06/02/21 – 27/03/21
This digital literacy and language course is designed to develop English language skills while developing computer skills. Learn to use everyday apps, websites and internet resources for learning English in a supportive environment.

Remaining places: Available

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Fast-Track Intermediate Computers

Preston
24/02/21 – 24/03/21
You will learn advanced email functions such as digital signatures and attachments, Microsoft Word features to further improve your documents and cloud-based technology to store data. As part of this course you will set up online profiles on job search websites and create your own LinkedIn profile.

Remaining places: Available

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Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for Term 3, including social distancing, reduced class numbers and some courses being conducted online. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • How to enrol

    Students can download an enrolment form online or complete an enrolment form at our offices. We require payment and completed enrolment details to secure your place in a course.

  • Payment details

    Credit card and EFTPOS are our preferred payment methods at this time, and we accept payments by bank transfer and cash. We also accept weekly direct debits (external transaction fees apply).

    • Direct deposit details:
    • Bank: Bendigo Bank
    • Account name: Preston Neighbourhood House
    • BSB: 633-000
    • Account number: 1285 76022
    • Reference area: Your surname, course name and time
  • Course materials

    We will advise students prior to course commencement if there are course material fees to be paid. This is a separate payment, in addition to the course fee, unless otherwise stated (materials are included in all Arts Hub courses).

  • Refunds

    There are no refunds for Term 3 courses or missed sessions. In situations of financial hardship or exceptional circumstances, students can apply to Operations Manager Catriona Herz at opsmanager@bridgedarebin.org.au

  • Cancellations

    Course commencement is subject to sufficient enrolments – minimum and maximum class sizes apply to all courses. In the event of a course cancellation all fees will be refunded in full by direct payment to your nominated bank account. Our fees policy can be provided on request.

  • Child care

    Bridge Darebin provides occasional childcare services in Preston and Thornbury. On-site child care is available to support parents/grandparents studying at Bridge Darebin. We are registered for the Child Care Subsidy; up to 85% of childcare fees may be claimed by eligible families. Visit education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage to confirm your eligibility.

  • Public & school holidays

    We are closed on public holidays. Some courses may operate during school holidays; your tutor will advise if this is the case.