Learning Computer Skills

The course helps learners understand basic computer technology and how to use them for connecting online, basic navigation and document creation. This course is ideal for learners who have English as an additional language.

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Locations offered
  • Offsite
Course Length
Weekly Classes
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This course is designed as an introductory course.  Created to help learners understand the basics of various areas of technology, including different digital devices, their functionality and the ways people can use these devices to connect with others and access services over the Internet.

By completing this course, you will learn to:
  • Understand how to operate a computer and its basic functionalities
  • Save files and navigate folders
  • Create and edit simple documents
  • Use the internet effectively and safely

What you will be provided with on completion:
  • A Certificate of Participation
  • A strong foundation to continue developing your confidence, skills & knowledge on a computer

Learn Local are not-for-profit community organisations registered and funded by the Victorian Government.
Lean Local provider #: 3977

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Laptops are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own.

Study areas include:

  • Using your smartphone
  • Using SMS
  • Connecting and working safely
  • Navigating the Internet
  • Using email
  • Using social media
  • Using apps and software
  • Everyday technology
  • Staying safe online

Students attend 1 day per week.
There are two locations available for this course:

Cranbourne West Community Hub
4a Flicka Boulevard,
Cranbourne West VIC 3977

Fridays, 1.oopm – 3.00pm


Lynbrook Community Hub
2 Harris Street,
Lynbrook VIC 3795

Group 1
Mondays, 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Group 2
Thursdays, 10.00am – 12.00pm


This course runs during school terms.

Full Funded FeeFunded Concession Fee
Total Student Payment$0.00$0.00


Our Pre-Accredited and Neighbourhood House Programs incur an annual registration fee of $10. All participants must pay this annual, non-refundable registration fee upon enrolment into their first program for the calendar year. This includes hobby programs and social groups. This fee will be charged once per calendar year.

To be eligible for a full funded place in these courses you must be:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a holder of an Australian permanent visa or 
  • an Asylum seeker holding a valid visa that confers eligibility for Skills First training

To be eligible for a concession fee, a valid concession card showing the name of the person enrolling in the course must be provided at the time of enrolment. FLC may request a copy of the card at the time of enrolment. Concession is applied at the time of enrolment and cannot be applied partway through the course.

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