WEA: Adult Learning
USING A PERSONAL COMPUTER

An introduction for new users. Learn how personal computers operate and be introduced to hardware and the basic concepts of word processing, Internet and Email. No prior computer experience required. Keyboard skills an advantage. Uses Windows 10, Office 2016

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STARTED 88001C - Tue 9.00am 22 May 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$192.00
Discount: A$173.00
Concession: A$168.00

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BASIC COMPUTING FOR SENIORS

A supportive and stress-free introduction to IBM compatible personal computers. Jargon free language is used, pace of presentation is not rushed. Be introduced to hardware and the basic concepts of word processing, internet and email. No prior computer experience required. Keyboard skills an advantage. For those over 60 years - Senior's Card or other evidence of age required. Uses Windows 10 and Office 2016

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STARTED 88005A - Fri 11.30am 11 May 4 wks x 3 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$168.00

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WINDOWS

This jargon-free course covers using, customising and maintaining Windows. Basic computer knowledge is assumed. A useful course to complement the other WEA courses on Microsoft Office programs. Keyboard skills are an advantage. Note: this is not a word processing course and does not cover networking. Course is run in Windows 10.

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STARTED 88011A - Mon 9.00am 28 May 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$192.00
Discount: A$173.00
Concession: A$168.00

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TOUCH TYPING IN TWO DAYS

Using the Typequick package and other keyboard techniques, learn to touch type in two days. An intensive course for those who want the basics quickly. Emphasis placed on posture and correct techniques.

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STARTED 88025A - Sat 9.00am 12 May 2 wks x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$246.00
Discount: A$222.00
Concession: A$216.00

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CREATING YOUR OWN WEB PAGE

There are many methods available to create a webpage. Even if you will be using a web authoring program which generates HTML code for you, HTML is the foundation upon which web pages are based. A knowledge of HTML will enable you to fully utilise these programs and edit code to fix problems that may occur. Or you can fully create a webpage without the need for additional software. Familiarity with using a PC and basic word skills required.

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STARTED 88063B - Tue 9.00am 8 May 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

INTRODUCTION TO FACEBOOK PROFILE

Learn how to create a Facebook account, check some of your Settings - General, Security, Privacy, Timeline and Tagging, Blocking, Notifications, Followers, change Profile Picture, add a cover, send and accept Friend Requests, remove Friends, upload photos from the computer, 'tag' in a photo or a Post, create a Post (Status). Familiarity with computers needed. It is essential to bring to course an existing email address which will be used to create the Facebook Profile. Also bring to the course the password for this email address. If you already have a Facebook Profile bring the email address and password used to access this Facebook Profile. Facebook Profile is for private use ONLY.

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STARTED 88065B - Wed 6.00pm 2 May 1 sess x 3.5 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$94.00
Discount: A$85.00
Concession: A$83.00

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INTRODUCTION TO FACEBOOK PAGE

A Facebook Page is linked to a Facebook Profile. Learn how to create a Facebook Page to enable Facebook users to connect with your Fundraiser, Business, Club - which ever type of Page you need to create. Check your Page Settings, Manage Permissions and Basic Information, look at Page Roles add a Cover, upload photos from the computer, manage Posts and add Milestones. Familiarity with computers and Facebook Profile vital. It is essential to have an existing Facebook Profile. Bring to the course the email address and password used to access this Facebook Profile as well as the password for the email address. These will be used to create the Facebook Page and you need to bring this information with you to the course.

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STARTED 88067 - Mon 6.00pm 9 April 1 sess x 3.5 hrs (Wea Centre)
STARTED 88067A - Wed 6.00pm 30 May 1 sess x 3.5 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$94.00
Discount: A$85.00
Concession: A$83.00

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CREATE A WEBSITE WITH WORDPRESS

WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved into a full content management system, used by almost 1/4 of all websites. While you can still use WordPress to create a simple blog, it also allows you to create fully functional websites. The best part about WordPress is that it's easy to use and flexible, with thousands of free templates. Introductory course students should be familiar with using a PC and the Internet..

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STARTED 88071B - Thu 9.00am 5 April 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)
STARTED 88071C - Thu 9.00am 10 May 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)
STARTED 88071D - Wed 9.00am 23 May 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$192.00
Discount: A$173.00
Concession: A$168.00

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WORDPRESS - ECOMMERCE AND SEO

Whether you need to do a simple Paypal donation button or to set up a multi-product shopping site adding eCommerce facilities to your self-hosted Wordpress site is easier then ever. We will look at setting up the shopping site, adding products and accepting payments. SEO is Search Engine Optimization and is about boosting the chances of your website appearing higher in search engine results and therefore getting more people to your site. We will look at how pages are ranked and how we can make our sites more likely to achieve results using popular plugins. This course relates to self-hosted Wordpress websites. Knowledge equivalent to Create a Website with Wordpress required.

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STARTED 88074 - MON 9.00am 9 April 1 day x 6 hrs (Wea Centre)

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Standard: A$192.00
Discount: A$173.00
Concession: A$168.00

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INTERNET POWER SEARCH WITH GOOGLE

Whether you use search the internet for business purposes, school activities, online shopping, searching for a friend or digging for an old song, Google provides a variety of free tools to maximize your search efficiency. Joining this five-hour course will not only help you understand how Google works, but will transform the way to search for web. Attending this course will introduce you to simple techniques, tools, tips and tricks to make your search easier, faster, more effective and more fun!

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STARTED 88075 - Sun 9.00am 27 May 1 day x 5 hrs (Wea Centre)

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