English Through Computers

English Through Computers

Develop your English language skills while also gaining basic computer skills. Learn how to use everyday apps, websites and internet resources for learning English in a supportive environment.
This course is perfect for learners who are keen to develop computer skills alongside their English language skills. Build your confidence using the internet and the English language in a fun and supportive environment.

This includes learning/practicing English vocabulary whilst learning:

  • Basic computer operations
  • Mouse skills
  • Navigating the internet
  • Using internet based typing programs
  • Creating a Gmail account
  • Using educational English websites

Thornbury

  • Start date: 4 February 2021
  • Time: Thursdays and Fridays, 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Location: Preston
  • Sessions: 8
  • Cost: $68 concession / $111 full fee
  • TO ENROL: enrol online through the ‘book now’ button below or in-person at our Bridge Darebin Preston reception.

Preston

  • Start date: 6 February 2021
  • Time: Saturdays 10am-12.30pm
  • Location: Preston
  • Sessions: 8
  • Cost: $68 concession / $111 full fee
  • TO ENROL: enrol online through the ‘book now’ button below or in-person at our Bridge Darebin Preston reception.

Terms & conditions

  • COVID-19 policies & procedures

    In line with government recommendations, we have made some changes for our 2021 offering, including blended delivery (online & onsite) and reduced class numbers. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email. Prior to course commencement, enrolled students will be informed of any relevant requirements or procedural updates by email.

  • Eligibility

    To qualify for an ACFE (Adult Community Further Education) funded place you must be a Permanent Resident and/or Australian Citizen/New Zealand Citizen, not engaged in full-time work or enrolled in secondary school. Please bring your Green Medicare Card or Concession card. If you do not meet the requirements for an ACFE funded place, you will be subject to paying the full fee, please contact the office to discuss: 03 9484 5806

  • 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). Please note that your credit card statement will show SOCIAL PLANET MORNINGTON as the payee for courses paid for through our website.

    • 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 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 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.