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Computer Classes

 

*DON’T BE SCARED OF THAT COMPUTER - WE CAN HELP YOU!
- INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

This course is for complete beginners without any computer skills. Become confident and comfortable using a computer in a relaxed and friendly environment. Small classes ensure personal attention.

  

*SO YOU HAVE THE MOUSE UNDER CONTROL - SO LET’S TAKE THE NEXT STEP!
 - INTEL® LEARN EASY STEPS ~ PROGRAM LEVEL 1 & LEVEL 2

Learn basic word processing, multi-media, internet and email and more at a beginners level.

Need to upskill your computer skills for work, or if you are a business then think about helping your workers gain vital computer skills.

You will receive a certificate upon successful completion.

 

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS DOCUMENT DESIGN AND GRAPHICS

This course is designed to assist people who may have a working knowledge of Office Microsoft Word packages but who need to expand upon their skills to gain paid work, volunteer positions, or who are conducting, or considering to run a small business. Learners will learn to design essential office documents and basic Photoshop procedures to enhance designs including “Simple Design Principles” of colour selection, shape and form selection; balance; space vs information; how to judge optimum font sizes; and especially suitable font styles.
Pathways to further studies in the design principles of office materials such as the design of reports, forms and other essential required material in their current or new position. Learners can also pathway to other computer classes conducted at the Centre such as the Intel Learn Easy Steps Computers or other pre-accredited courses business courses with partnered RTOs.

  

*GOT THE IPAD SO WHAT NOW?
- IPADS/TABLETS FOR BEGINNERS

(Advanced class available on request if sufficient numbers)

If you have struggled with computers then why not try a tablet as they are much easier to use. Try them before you buy with one of ours, or learn how to use your own tablet (limited number available in-house for use by class participants). The course will provide learners with basic and beyond everyday skills to get the most out of your device.

 

*FLEXI LEARN ESSENTIAL COMPUTERS

Would you like to get more out of your computer but find it hard to access training near your home or business on a regular basis? If the answer is “Yes”, then this new course from the Haddon Community Learning Centre could help you.
The course is the first of several new Flexi Learning options we have available. Blended learning and online programs are especially designed for people who find it hard to attend learning programs on a weekly basis or during the day. It comprises eight training sessions, five online sessions allow you to learn at your own pace and three face-to-face classes, one to get participants started and two more throughout the course to help you with any topics that might be causing difficulties. These face-to-face classes can be held at a central location convenient as possible for everyone taking part in the course so long as internet access is available. Call the centre on 03 5342 7050 for more information.

 

CREATE A WORDPRESS WEBSITE

There are millions of WordPress sites around the world. WordPress is an amazing, flexible and easy to use application that you can use to create and maintain a website for your business or for your hobby or personal interest.  In this class you will learn how to create your own website platform which you can easily maintain yourself.
Why use WordPress? WordPress is an Open Source software system you can use to create websites and blogs. If you are looking to build a website then WordPress is user friendly and it is completely customisable with the use of themes and plugins; which can be easily downloaded from the WordPress site or from hundreds of other places around the web.

 

ADOBE INDESIGN AND PHOTOSHOP

This half day workshop is designed to introduce participants to the benefits of using Adobe Indesign and Photoshop to produce print or web based booklets or newsletters. It is ideally suited for teachers, students, community groups that produce newsletters or just for personal use and interest.
You will learn to create document templates that are easy to use, developed using functional design layouts that can be filled with creative content quickly and easily and re used over again . They can also be easily modified whenever you need to change a layout or design. Bring a collection of photos, images and or drawings to use in your InDesign document. These could be project based or purely just inspiring images that you would like to present in your booklet or newsletter.
Bring your laptop or make arrangements to have access to one with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.

 

Please note courses marked with an asterisk are ACFE pre-accredited courses and require the ACFE enrolment form. Click here to download.

 

 Courses marked with an * are subsidised by Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE). We are required to charge a student contribution consistent with Ministerial directions on Fees and Charges. Other fees are to assist us to pay tutors, amenities and all other costs involved in conduction of courses.

View the latest Woady Yaloak Herald and Haddon Community Learning Centre Course Guide here