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LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of computers. Understand how to use an internet browser and exploring the internet. Setting up an email account and sending emails with attachments.




Week 1: Basic Computer Skills, includes




  • Keyboard and Mouse skills




  • Moving and resizing windows




  • Copying and pasting files and folders




  • Backing up important files




Week 2: Using and Exploring the Internet, includes




  • Looking at and using a basic internet browser




  • Saving bookmarks and favourite webpages




  • Identifying the importance of secure websites




  • Searching for relevant information using Google




Week 3: Setting up and using Email, includes




  • How to set up a Google Mail (Gmail) account




  • Sending emails with attachments




  • Discussion about email spam and scams




  • Email etiquette






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Tuesday 10th / 17th / 24th October 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Tuesday 5th / 12th / 19th June 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Tue 24th Oct 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Redbank Plaza Library
CostFree Event

LEARN SOCIAL: Facebook, Blogging and Skype

LEARN SOCIAL: Facebook, Blogging and Skype

This three week course will take you through learning 3 different online social networking tools. Work out how you can share your thoughts and photos with family and friends using Facebook. Have your own slice of the internet by creating your own website or blog. Learn how to communicate with friends and family online using Skype.




Basic computer skills are required.


Email address is required for these sessions.




Week 1: Socialising with Facebook, includes




  • Setting up a Facebook account




  • Creating posts and sharing photos




  • Managing your news feed




  • Understanding the Facebook privacy policy




Week 2: Creating a Blog, includes




  • Setting up a Wordpress account




  • Choosing and customising themes




  • Reading and subscribing to other blogs




  • Using Wordpress on mobile devices




Week 3: Communicate with Skype, includes




  • Setting up a Skype account




  • Chatting with instant messaging




  • Sending files and screen sharing




  • Speaking face to face with video chat






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Wednesday 11th / 18th / 25th October 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Wed 25th Oct 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Ipswich Central Library - Training Room
CostFree Event

Learn for Life: Happy Hens

Learn for Life: Happy Hens
Keeping Backyard Chooks

Join Horticulturalist as she guides you through everything you need to know about raising chickens in your backyard. 


When Thu 26th Oct 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where Ipswich Central Library
CostFree Event

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of computers. Understand how to use an internet browser and exploring the internet. Setting up an email account and sending emails with attachments.




Week 1: Basic Computer Skills, includes




  • Keyboard and Mouse skills




  • Moving and resizing windows




  • Copying and pasting files and folders




  • Backing up important files




Week 2: Using and Exploring the Internet, includes




  • Looking at and using a basic internet browser




  • Saving bookmarks and favourite webpages




  • Identifying the importance of secure websites




  • Searching for relevant information using Google




Week 3: Setting up and using Email, includes




  • How to set up a Google Mail (Gmail) account




  • Sending emails with attachments




  • Discussion about email spam and scams




  • Email etiquette






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Thursday 2nd / 9th / 16th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Thursday 1st / 8th / 15th February 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Thu 2nd Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Redbank Plains Library
CostFree Event

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of Microsoft Office. Understand how to create documents, spreadsheets and fancy slide shows using Word, Excel and Powerpoint.




Basic computer skills are required.




Week 1: Writing with Word, includes




  • Exploring different templates




  • Discovering a variety of text styles




  • Inserting tables, pictures and shapes




  • Saving and exporting documents




Week 2: Calculating with Excel, includes




  • Understanding spread sheet cells




  • Calculating multiple cells together




  • Creating different types of charts




  • Quick keyboard and mouse tips




Week 3: Presenting with PowerPoint, includes




  • Changing layouts and inserting new slides




  • Discovering colourful themes




  • Slide transitions and animating text on slides




  • Inserting audio/music on slides






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Monday 6th / 13th / 20th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Monday 5th / 12th / 19th March 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Mon 6th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Ipswich Central Library - Training Room
CostFree Event

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of computers. Understand how to use an internet browser and exploring the internet. Setting up an email account and sending emails with attachments.




Week 1: Basic Computer Skills, includes




  • Keyboard and Mouse skills




  • Moving and resizing windows




  • Copying and pasting files and folders




  • Backing up important files




Week 2: Using and Exploring the Internet, includes




  • Looking at and using a basic internet browser




  • Saving bookmarks and favourite webpages




  • Identifying the importance of secure websites




  • Searching for relevant information using Google




Week 3: Setting up and using Email, includes




  • How to set up a Google Mail (Gmail) account




  • Sending emails with attachments




  • Discussion about email spam and scams




  • Email etiquette






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Thursday 2nd / 9th / 16th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Thursday 1st / 8th / 15th February 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Thu 9th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Redbank Plains Library
CostFree Event

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of Microsoft Office. Understand how to create documents, spreadsheets and fancy slide shows using Word, Excel and Powerpoint.




Basic computer skills are required.




Week 1: Writing with Word, includes




  • Exploring different templates




  • Discovering a variety of text styles




  • Inserting tables, pictures and shapes




  • Saving and exporting documents




Week 2: Calculating with Excel, includes




  • Understanding spread sheet cells




  • Calculating multiple cells together




  • Creating different types of charts




  • Quick keyboard and mouse tips




Week 3: Presenting with PowerPoint, includes




  • Changing layouts and inserting new slides




  • Discovering colourful themes




  • Slide transitions and animating text on slides




  • Inserting audio/music on slides






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Monday 6th / 13th / 20th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Monday 5th / 12th / 19th March 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Mon 13th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Ipswich Central Library - Training Room
CostFree Event

Learn for Life: Galaxy Quest

Learn for Life: Galaxy Quest

Are we alone in a big dark universe?  Hear where and how astronomers are searching for life in our solar system and searching for planets around other stars. 

Peter Allison from the Brisbane Astronomical Society will provide an overview of both searches and what they might mean for us.



When Tue 14th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Where Redbank Plaza Library
CostFree Event

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

LEARN PC: Basic Computers, Internet and Email

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of computers. Understand how to use an internet browser and exploring the internet. Setting up an email account and sending emails with attachments.




Week 1: Basic Computer Skills, includes




  • Keyboard and Mouse skills




  • Moving and resizing windows




  • Copying and pasting files and folders




  • Backing up important files




Week 2: Using and Exploring the Internet, includes




  • Looking at and using a basic internet browser




  • Saving bookmarks and favourite webpages




  • Identifying the importance of secure websites




  • Searching for relevant information using Google




Week 3: Setting up and using Email, includes




  • How to set up a Google Mail (Gmail) account




  • Sending emails with attachments




  • Discussion about email spam and scams




  • Email etiquette






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Thursday 2nd / 9th / 16th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Thursday 1st / 8th / 15th February 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Thu 16th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Redbank Plains Library
CostFree Event

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

LEARN OFFICE: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

This three week course will take you through learning the basics of Microsoft Office. Understand how to create documents, spreadsheets and fancy slide shows using Word, Excel and Powerpoint.




Basic computer skills are required.




Week 1: Writing with Word, includes




  • Exploring different templates




  • Discovering a variety of text styles




  • Inserting tables, pictures and shapes




  • Saving and exporting documents




Week 2: Calculating with Excel, includes




  • Understanding spread sheet cells




  • Calculating multiple cells together




  • Creating different types of charts




  • Quick keyboard and mouse tips




Week 3: Presenting with PowerPoint, includes




  • Changing layouts and inserting new slides




  • Discovering colourful themes




  • Slide transitions and animating text on slides




  • Inserting audio/music on slides






This is a three week program that runs for 2 hours each week with a short break inbetween.


Booking into the first session will be considered as a booking for the entire program.


Program dates:


Monday 6th / 13th / 20th November 2017 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Monday 5th / 12th / 19th March 2018 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When Mon 20th Nov 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where Ipswich Central Library - Training Room
CostFree Event