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The following program of classes is being conducted at Longbeach PLACE throughout term 4, 2017

Please be aware that only classes with displayed times are currently available.

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

Please contact Longbeach PLACE for bookings and availability. Only term 4 classes, 2017 are currently available.

Courses are color coded in order of difficulty:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

The following classes are on offer in Term 4, 2017

Using Microsoft Office. 

Duration: (Term 4, 2017) 8 weeks at 2.5 hours per session.

Introduction to Microsoft Office.

Learn how to create business letters, invitations, posters and more! Create a slideshow in Powerpoint with effects and music. Find out how to master a simple budget using Excel.  

 


Available:

Longbeach PLACE:

 October 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, 12.30 pm - 3.00pm

Windows 10 for Beginners - The Next Step

Duration: (term 4, 2017) 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 and get the most out of ‘One Drive’


Available:

Longbeach PLACE:

Oct 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 9.30am - 12.00md

 

Communicate with Friends and Family on your iPhone

Duration: 4 weeks.

Get up close and person with your iPhone! Learn to make audio and video calls and send text messages and photos on your iPhone.


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Online Banking & Computer Security

Duration: 4 weeks

Learn to bank and pay bills online in a safe and simulated environment. Also learn to keep your computer safe by checking for and removing viruses.


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The following classes will be on offer at future time. Sign up to our mailing list for more information and starting dates!

Meet the Mouse: Beginning With Computers

Duration: 2 weeks.

This course is intended for the absolute beginner student. Students will have the opportunity to meet the computer and practise their mouse skills using fun activities, such as games.


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Keyboarding Skills

Duration: 2 weeks

Improve your typing skills and type away with confidence.


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Typing a Letter in WordPad

Duration: 2 weeks.

Students will learn how to type and save a letter using the popular and free program (already on your Windows Computer) – Wordpad.


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Meet the Windows 7 Start Menu

Duration: 1 week

Learn to find and open programs from the Windows 7 Start Menu with confidence and understand what the different parts of the Start Menu mean.


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Getting Started with your iPad

Duration: 2 weeks

Just bought an iPad. iPad not ready to use? Get your iPad set up including an Apple ID. Have fun meeting your iPad. Please note, students must bring their own iPad.


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Taking a Photo with a Digital Camera

Duration: 1 week

Learn to use the most basic features of your camera including taking a photo, zoom, flash and viewing your picture.


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File Management

Duration: 2 weeks

Always losing your documents and folders? Learn to save and move your files into folders and confidently find them back.


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File Management using a USB stick

Duration: 2 weeks

Learn to cut and paste files and folders onto a USB stick.


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Meet Windows 10

Duration: 1 week

Overcome your fear of Windows 8 and transition away from Windows 7/Vista and XP. Learn to use the new Start Screen, and become familiar with the simple tasks of searching.


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Navigating to Websites and Using Google

Duration: 3 weeks

Learn what a URL is and how to browse websites and find useful services. Learn to search efficiently with Google to find information, play games and access resources.


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Using Email

Duration: 4 weeks

Sign up an email account. Learn to send and reply to emails.


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Video Call and Text Message with Your iPad.

Duration: 2 weeks

Learn two of the most useful methods of communicating with your family using your Ipad. (Must have an apple ID and BYO iPad).


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Online Shopping

Duration: 2 weeks

Learn to shop online and pay for your purchases in a safe and simulated environment. Please note, students must have an existing email address.


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Skype

Duration: 4 weeks

Learn to chat with friends and family using Skype. Please note, students must have an existing email address.


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Facebook

Duration: 4 weeks

Sign up a Facebook account. Communicate with friends and family. Upload photos. Learn to alter your privacy settings. Join our online social and support Facebook group. (For beginners to Facebook). Please note, students must have an existing email address.


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Turn Your Apple ID into an iTunes Account & iTunes Store

Duration: 2 weeks

Bring along an iTunes gift card and set yourself up in preparation to buy things on the iTunes store. Learn how to purchase items from the store.

Please note students must have an existing Apple ID and must bring an iTunes gift card - minimun spend $20.


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Online Banking.

Duration: 2 weeks

Learn to bank and pay bills online in a safe and simulated environment.


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Installing and Uninstalling a Security Program

Duration: 1 week

Remove viruses from your computer. Learn to install and uninstall programs safely.


Available