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.

Essential Office Business Skills


This course offers comprehensive coverage of essential office skills, including Microsoft Office,
communication, time management and creating professional documents and presentations. Each session includes hands-on activities to reinforce

This course addresses the key basic skills for working or volunteering in an office environment.

Areas covered include:
• Answering & directing phones calls
• Scheduling meetings & appointments
• Taking notes and minutes in meetings
• Ordering & taking stock of office supplies
• Being a point of contact for a range of staff and external stakeholders
• Preparing documents for meetings
• Processing & directing mail and deliveries
• Greeting and directing visitors and new staff
• Writing and sending emails to teams and on
behalf of others
• Researching and booking travel arrangements

Sessions:  Option 1 – 4 Weeks

Date:          Fridays 
                    9th February – 1st March
Time:          9.30am to 2.30pm

Sessions:   Option 2 – 8 Weeks 

Date:           Tuesdays 
                     6th February – 26th March
Time:          6.00pm to 8.00pm

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

Engaging in Life and Work

This 2 day course is designed to empower individuals with the essential life and work skills needed to succeed in both personal and work environments.

Through a combination of interactive activities, participants will enhance their confidence, communication, teamwork and presentation skills.

By engaging in practical, hands-on experience participants will gain a deeper understanding of themselves and their potential for growth and

Sessions:  2 Days 

Date:      Option 1  

Mon 12th Feb & Tues 13th Feb                            

Date:       Option 2

Mon 4th March & Tues 5th March

Time:          9.30am to 2.30pm

Cost:           $25.00 (Full Fee) 

                     $15.00 (Concession)

Computers for Beginners

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.


Foundation Learning Centre, 4A Malcolm Court, Narre Warren.

Date:           Tuesdays

                    6th February to 26th March                 

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

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

Lynbrook Community Hub, 2 Harris Street Lynbrook.

Date:           Mondays

                     5th February to 26th March                 

Time:         1.00pm to 3.00pm (face-to-face)                

Cost:        Please contact Centre

Introduction to MS Excel & Word

This entry level course will give you the confidence to use Word and Excel in workplace and volunteering scenarios.
Whether you are looking for work, upskilling for your job or simply needing the skills for everyday life, this hands on course uses simulated workplace tasks to help build skills and knowledge in a
supportive environment.


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

MS Excel Level 2

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.

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

Computers For Beginners

Spreadsheet Marketing Budget Report File Concept

You can start learning computer skills at beginners’ level, such as: 

Turning the computer on and off and logging on, using the keyboard, typing short documents, and making changes to them using Microsoft Word

Classes are taught based on the learners’ needs.

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

Sessions:  Runs weekly

Date:          Fridays
                   9th February to 22nd March

Time:         1.00pm to 3.00pm

Cost:          FREE TUITION

Microsoft Teams

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. 

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

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