Computer, Business & Employment Skills | Foundation Learning Centre

Computer, Business & Employment Skills

Computer, Business & Employment Skills

Foundation Community Centre

These courses are ideal for those looking to build skills for the workplace, or build on existing knowledge.

With a focus on technology and customer service, these courses are suitable for those with existing skills, or beginners.

Build Your Admin & Business Skills: Office & Customer Service


This course has been developed for people who want to refresh their office, administration and business skills.

It is suitable for those retraining or looking to change their career path as well as those entering the workforce for the first time.

Areas covered include:

• File Management: electronic and manual

• Email & Calendar Management

• Current Terminology

• Update & refresher on Google Workspaces and MS Office

• All things CANVA

Sessions:   9 sessions

Date:           Tuesdays
                     9th May – 20th June

Time:          6.00pm – 8.00pm

Cost:           $45.00 (Full Fee) 
                     $35.00 (Concession)

Basic Admin: Office & Computer Skills

This course is designed for people who want to develop entry level office skills. It is suitable for those entering the workforce, retraining, and those who are changing their career path. Ideal for administration work and small business.

Understand and be trained at an introductory level in the following skills: 

• File management – electronic & manual 

• Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

 • Proofreading

• Email – composition & attachments 

• Email & calendar management 

• Productivity

• Computer terminology 

• Computer shortcuts

• Meetings & taking minutes 

• All things CANVA

• Preparing CV and cover letter

This course isn’t available at the moment, please check back next term!

Computer Skills

This introductory course will give you the
confidence to use a computer or laptop in a supportive and secure environment.
Information covered will include Introduction to Computers, touch typing, saving and storing information, email, google search, an introduction to using social media and staying safe online.

This course has face-to-face and online class options. 

Sessions:   9 sessions

Date:           Tuesdays
                      2nd May to 20th June

Time:           4.00 -6.00pm (face-to-face)

Cost:           $40.00 (Full Fee) 
                     $30.00 (Concession) 

Microsoft Office - Level 1: Excel

In this beginner’s Excel course you will learn how to navigate your way around excel, create, edit and work with workbooks, copy and move data, create basic formulas and functions, sort and filter data, and create charts. Emphasis will be placed on developing accurate and well-designed excel spreadsheets. In order to take this course it is recommended that you have a general
understanding of Computers and Windows.

Sessions:   3 sessions

Date:           Tuesdays
                   9th May to 23rd May

Time:          6.00pm – 9.00pm

Cost:           $45.00 (Full Fee) 
                     $35.00 (Concession)
                     + $35 for course manual

Microsoft Office - Level 2: Excel

In this intermediate course, you will expand your knowledge of Excel and learn how to create more productive workbooks by creating complex formulas, formatting charts, applying borders, using number formatting techniques and conditional formatting, and working with tables. In order to take this course, it is recommended that you have knowledge of Excel Level 1.

Sessions:  3 sessions

Date:          Tuesdays
                    6th June 23rd June

Time:         6.00pm – 9.00pm

Cost:          $45.00 (Full Fee) 
                    $35.00 (Concession)
                    + $35 for course manual

Microsoft Office - Level 1 - Word

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In this entry level course, you will work with a Word document, creating and viewing documents, working with text, cutting and copying.  Learn about text appearance, work with paragraphs.  Performing mail merge.  Printing your documents.  Inserting and working with images, and much more.

Sessions:  2 sessions

Date:          Mondays
                    20th & 27th March

Time:         6.00pm – 9.00pm

Cost:          $45.00 (Full Fee) 
                    $35.00 (Concession)
                    + $35 for course manual

Microsoft Teams

With the pandemic forcing most of us to work from home, Microsoft Teams has become the hub for collaboration and communication that integrates people, content and tools your team needs to be more engaged and effective.

Through this training you will understand what Microsoft Teams is, how to create and manage teams, how to start and engage in chat and schedule and participate in meetings. 

Sessions:  1 session (Online)

Date:          Contact us for further  details.

Time:         6.00pm – 9.00pm

Cost:          $65.00 (Full Fee)

Computers & Phone Apps

Business hand with mobile phone

This course is ideal for people who have English as an additional language or those who have limited computer and phone app skills.

This program will allow the learners to confidently use computers and their mobile phones.

The program will focus both on computer skills and digital literacy. The following topics will be covered:

• Understanding and using the different
parts of the computers

• Creating and saving documents

• Emails and accessing the internet

• Using mobile apps – Google maps,
translates, online banking etc. .

Sessions:  Runs weekly

Date:          Thursdays
                    27th April to 22nd June

Time:         12.30pm – 2.30pm

Cost:          FREE

This course is run from the Cranbourne West Community Hub at 4 Flicka Blvd, Cranbourne West.

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