Residents across the region can receive free computer training at the library. A wide range of free computer classes are available to assist absolute beginners and computer novices gain new skills and confidence. Our 'Be connected' computer classes are listed below with a short description. Participants may bring their own device and can repeat a topic if they wish.
To enquire or book a training session please phone 131 872 or contact your local library.
This course will teach you the absolute essentials of using your device, whether it is a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
This course will teach you the basic functions of a keyboard, a mouse and a computer, including how to change settings and manage your files.
Navigating the online world can be a little tricky at first, but this course will teach you some essential skills to getting started online.
This course will teach you the essential skills to stay safe online, as well as the why and how of safe passwords, paying for goods safely online, some tips to avoid scams, and how to download and save safely from the internet.
In this course, you will learn how to shop safely online and how to connect with friends and family using social networks. You will also learn about how to use a digital camera and how to watch TV or listen to music online.
This course will teach you how to get set up with the correct equipment to make video calls. It will also teach you about some different ways to make free video calls using applications such as Skype, WhatsApp and FaceTime.
This topic covers all things data! You’ll learn what data is, how we measure it, how you can buy it and what plans are available. You’ll also read about how data costs vary between your home and mobile, as well as how to manage your phone settings and data when you go overseas.