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The following program of classes is being conducted at Longbeach PLACE throughout terms 3 & 4, 2018

Classes running at Longbeach PLACE are supported by ACFE. Classes are $45 for 8 weeks

Please contact Longbeach PLACE for bookings and availability.

Courses are color coded in order of difficulty:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

The following classes are on offer in Terms 3 & 4, 2018 

Microsoft Office Level 1

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

In this comprehensive course you will learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel.  Topics covered include: Formatting text, inserting and working with images, adding tables, borders and WordArt, creating professional workplace documents such as letters and reports in Word.  Using formulas an creating a budget in Excel.  Creating slideshows in PowerPoint, adding text and images to your presentations and much, much more.

Available:

Fridays 12.30-3.00 27th July - 14th September

Windows 10 - The Next Step

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Explore the built in Windows 10 apps.  Learn to use the Calendar app, the People app and the Mail app.  Find out how to set and use alarms and clocks.  Connect with people using the Skype app.  Find locations using the Maps app.  Learn to get the most out of Cortana.


Available:

Fridays, 9.30-12.00 27th July - 14th September

Getting the most out of Google and Mail

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Create and use a Gmail account.  Learn to use Google Images and Google Maps.  Chat with foreign visitors using Google Translate!  Keep up to date with Google News.  Find out how to get the best buys with Google Shopping.  Use Google's massive cloud storage feature with Google Drive.  Save and edit your photos to Google Photos.


Available:

Fridays, 12.30-3pm 19th October - 7th December

Microsoft Office Level 2

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Cover the advanced features of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  (Completion of Microsoft Office Level 1 Course or equivalent knowledge recommended). Topics covered include:  styles, headers, Mail Merge, SmartArt, reviewing documents by adding comments and track changes and creating a table of contents.  Advanced features of PowerPoint such as animations, editing master slides and creating customised slideshows.  Continuing with Microsoft Excel and creating additional formulas, using conditional formatting and creating advanced spreadsheets


Available:

Saturdays 9.30-12.00.  Please register your interest with Longbeach PLACE

Advanced Internet

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Have the most fun possible with your computer.  Learn to read ebooks, magazines, newspapers and listen to audio books.  Access movies and the radio, it's all for free! (Membership at the Kingston Library is a must)


Available:

Saturdays 9.30-12.00.  Please register your interest with Longbeach PLACE

Creative Word with Microsoft Office

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Learn to create a range of fun creative marketing products such as gift cards, greeting cards, flyers, business cards etc...


Available:

Saturdays 9.30-12.00. Please register your interest with Longbeach PLACE

Windows 10 - The Final Step

Duration: 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Make your computer safe by downloading and installing security and adblocking software.  Learn to install and use popular apps.  Create slideshows the easy way with photos and music.  Find out how to download and read free ebooks from your local library.  Use your Microsoft account to get the most out of OneDrive.


Available:

Fridays 9.30 - 12.00 19th October - 7th December