This course is only open and enrolment permitted for Castle Personnel Participants.
Re-entering the workforce is an exciting time in your life, but before you can start the job hunt- you will need to ensure you have the requirements needed to succeed!
Build your digital literacy with our basic computer course and develop fundamental skills that can be of benefit in a wide variety of occupations.
The basic computer course is a great way to kick-start your career with basic IT training that will support you in using a personal computer along with a number of software applications.
Start date: 11 February 2021
End date: 18 March 2021
Course will run each Monday for six (6) consecutive weeks, from 9am until 2:30pm.
Castle Personnel Mayfield - 242 Maitland Rd, Mayfield NSW 2304
Face to face delivery
Who Is This Course For
Students wanting to update or refresh their basic computer skills!
- Internet Safety
- Productivity Tools
- Operate a Computer
- Basic Microsoft Operations
This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (ACE) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the ACE Program Click here
A disadvantaged student who is one of the following:
- An aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; or
Disabled or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is disabled; or
- A Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is a Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient; or
- Experiencing signiﬁcant hardship as veriﬁed by a government agency, medical professional or support agency
Experiencing one of the following barriers to participation in training:
- Very low literacy, language and/or numeracy skills
- Limited employability skills
- Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on their education
- Signiﬁcant educational disadvantage, which impacts their ability to succeed in training
At the time of enrolment you will be asked to provide ID, Medicare number, USI, proof of Benefit and CRN (where applicable). Please note that you can be asked to provide evidence to support your eligibility at any time.
If you’re NOT a Disadvantaged Student, you may be able to meet the eligibility if you’re living in a regional and remote area:
A Regional or Remote Student is a student who:
- is not a Disadvantaged Student; AND
- lives or works in a Regional or Remote Location; AND
- cannot effectively access training under a Smart and Skilled Entitlement Program or other Smart and Skilled
A Regional or Remote Location is any location that is not classified as “Major Cities (RA1)” on the following website: https://bit.ly/2VRSyeB or as otherwise advised by the Department.
Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
- Students who ARE currently enrolled in High School are NOT PERMITTED to enrol into this program under any circumstances
This training supports eligible students who are not ready to undertake a Full Qualification.
Our ACE programs will help you to develop the foundational skills to undertake training in a Smart and Skilled full qualification or gain employment.
- Students who ARE CURRENTLY undertaking higher education including: Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelors Degree or higher are NOT PERMITTED to enrol in into this program.
If you have completed a full qualification recently please contact the college 02 4348 4300 prior to enrolling.
Units of Competency
Assessments are marked against a unit of competency
|ICTICT103||Use, communicate and search securely on the internet|
|ICTICT107||Use personal productivity tools|
Non Accredited Units
|CSO202057||Basic Computer Skills|
|CSO202068||Use Mobile Phone|