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Computer and IT courses available in Byron Bay and Mullumbimby

Get the skills to become tech savvy, unleash your digital creativity or simply build your confidence with all things online with our range of Computer and IT short courses and workshops.

Hone your creativity in Photoshop, discover social media and blogging or simply learn the basics to feel able to engage more with the digital world.

Find what you want to learn in Byron Bay and Mullumbimby.

Self-Publishing Overview

Self-Publishing Overview

Keen to publish a book? In this relaxed, introductory course, the author of 21 books—both traditionally and self-published—takes you through some options available for indie authors, from big publishers to DIY sites, with a focus on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (where you format your own eBooks and paperbacks). We’ll also look at literary agents, editors, cover design, barcodes, author bios and online marketing. What to bring Pen and paper Your email log in details and... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Know My iPhone 2

Know My iPhone 2

We will focus on backing up your iPhone to a Mac computer, iCloud and the basic use of iTunes and Photos apps on Mac OSX to sync your media (Music, Photos etc). These apps are explained on an intermediate level of computer understanding so computer skills are required. This is a continuation from Know my iPhone level 1 or for those who have basic iPhone knowledge. NOTE: iTunes can be used on a Windows computer, but this course demonstrates using a Mac Computer, please note the... [More]

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Tech Savvy Seniors - Online Shopping - Online Class

Tech Savvy Seniors - Online Shopping - Online Class

This class is for you if you are over 65 years young and would like to learn to shop online easily and securely, all from the comfort of your own home. We will be covering: Searching for – and researching – goods and services Tips for buying things online, including food shopping How to pay for things online Paying bills online Using eBay Security What to bring pen and paper Syntax error in "{block name:“TechSavvySeniorsLogo”}" There's no block with the name: TechSavvySeniorsLogo... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the internet (TSS102)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to cyber safety (TSS104)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to apps (TSS109)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to on-line shopping & banking (TSS107)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Make Money Writing For Online - Online Class

Make Money Writing For Online - Online Class

There’s so many opportunities to make money as a freelance writer for online and social media. In this course you will learn... The fundamentals of writing for online and social How to create great story ideas that will be picked up How to construct compelling articles with killer headlines How to pitch stories and where to get freelance work from How much you should ask for your work Who is it for? Freelance writers or for people who want to be Content writers for blogs, articles,... [More]

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Tech Savvy Seniors

Tech Savvy Seniors

Ideal for seniors over 60 with little or no computer skills, this hands-on, gently paced course will teach you the basic skills required to use your computer, smartphone or tablet. We will cover basic word processing skills, managing your files and folders, surfing the internet and more. So, whether you are volunteering for a group, researching family history or helping grandchildren with school work, this course can get you started. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the NSW... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to computers (TSS110)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to cyber safety (TSS104)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to tablets (TSS105)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to on-line shopping & banking (TSS107)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to smartphones (TSS106)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to sharing photos & other attachments (TSS108)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to apps (TSS109)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to the internet (TSS102)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to e-mail (TSS101)
  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Introduction to social media (TSS103)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Accounting and tax basics - Online

Accounting and tax basics - Online

Learn about work/business deductions, GST, record keeping, ATO and more. This course will leave you feeling confident knowing what you are able to claim and what is not allowed, with added insights into PAYGW, payroll (STP) & accounting software. What to bring * Pen and paper for notes * Login information for your existing accounting software This is an online class learn from the comfort of your own home, this class will be delivered live online via the Zoom platform you need an... [More]

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Computer Basics 1

Computer Basics 1

This course is designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to use a computer for everyday tasks, whether at work, study or for your own personal use. Classes will be conducted with College PCs using Microsoft Suite and are open to anyone who would like to master basic computer skills. See your confidence grow as you learn about navigating the Windows environment. In no time you’ll be managing your files and folders in File Explorer, creating and saving Word documents,... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Excel As A Database

Excel As A Database

For those already using a spreadsheet application, extend your skills to managing data. Learning how to sort, filter and subtotal data as well as cleverly combine these techniques to extract information from your spreadsheet application. What to bring Pen and paper Students need to use the College provided Windows laptops to access the course training resources Feedback from Past Students “I came into this class self taught at excel and left excited to apply the tools and tricks I... [More]

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Excel Essentials

Excel Essentials

Learn the essential skills to use the spreadsheet for home and office applications. From the basics, including layout, formatting and printing, through to the manipulation of text and numbers, participants will get a thorough grounding in applying this powerful tool to solve a myriad of problems. A working knowledge of the Windows environment is needed. What to bring Pen and paper Students need to use the College provided Windows laptops to access the course training resources... [More]

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Know My iPhone

Know My iPhone

Do you have a new iPhone but don’t know how to use it? In this course we will cover what buttons do what, delve into settings and features and there will be plenty of tips and shortcuts shared along the way, such as how to conserve your phones battery life. NOTE: iCloud, & manual syncing of media (music, photos and other) via iTunes & Photos apps on OSX Mac is summarised and demonstrated but not explained or taught (this is covered in know my iPhone 2) Joeys energetic and... [More]

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