Computers for Rookies Riverina Community College

Computers for Rookies

TAKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST.

Put your name on the waiting list by clicking ‘JOIN’ below. Alternatively, you can either come into the College at 96 Murray Street, Wagga Wagga or phone 1800 000 212.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Computers for Rookies is a non-accredited course aimed to develop the foundational skills and knowledge of students to start using a desktop computer and be able to navigate through a technology driven world.
Students will learn how to operate a computer or laptop, basic Microsoft Office Word functions, send and receive emails and navigate the World Wide Web safety and securely- in plain easy to follow terminology.

DURATION

This course is held every Tuesday & Wednesday for 8 weeks.
Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm

This training requires at least 12 hours in total face to face each week as well as self-directed learning done outside scheduled classroom time.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All students undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy evaluation prior to enrolling with our LLN Robot assessment tool.

STUDENT FEE

Funding criteria applies

Concessions & eligibility criteria apply. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Limited places are available.

Student Fee: $375.00. Payable prior to course commencement for ineligible students.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

On successful completion of this course, a certificate of participation for the following units will be issued:

NON-ACCREDITED UNITS

080905A Computer basics
080905K Use digital technologies to communicate via email
080905N Design and produce digital text documents
080901J Introduction to the internet (part 1)
080901K Introduction to the internet (part 2)
080901L Introduction to cyber safety

PATHWAYS

On completion of this short course, you may be able to undertake:
• BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills
• BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

CREDIT TRANSFER OR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

If you believe you have already undertaken any of this training, or have the current skills, please talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator prior to course commencement. Credit transfer can only be applied by sighting organismal transcript of studies.

SUPPORT SERVICES

Refer to your Student Handbook, or talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator, for the ways in which the College can provide additional support during your time studying with us.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a national student number, giving you access to all of your student records online. Each time you enrol to study with a training organisation, you will need to provide your USI number which will be used to store your training records and results. To create a new USI number please go to www.usi.gov.au

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Design and produce digital text documents (080905N)
  • Use digital technologies to communicate via email (080905K)
  • Introduction to Cyber Safety (080901L)
  • Computer Basics (080905A)
  • Introduction to the internet (080901J)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.