Basic Computer Skills- Oasis

THIS COURSE IS ONLY FOR OASIS PARTICIPANTS AND DOES NOT ACCEPT OUTSIDE ENROLMENTS

The course will develop your skills in writing documents, securely accessing the internet, and will provide you with the skills needed to confidently use a computer for personal and professional use.

Enrol today and gain the essential skills you need to succeed!

This course has been created in partnership with Oasis Centre Wyong and may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the ACE Program.

Please Note that enrolments for this course will be taken for up to 5 days after commencement of the class.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Locations

Oasis Centre The Salvation Army Central Coast - 15-23 Hely Street, Wyong NSW 2259

Course Dates

Commences on the 23rd of July 2020, every consecutive Thursday until the 24th of September 2020. Class starts at 9:30am and concludes at 2:30pm.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to gain the skills for work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Write simple documents
  • Use and search securely on the internet
  • Operate a personal computer

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course may continue their studies by enrolling in ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery

Funding Eligibility

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
AND

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.

 OR

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.

Entry Requirements

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.
Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

  • Please note that students who ARE currently enrolled in High School are NOT permitted to enrol into this program under any circumstances.

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 also.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen and paper to class; all other resources will be provided in class.

Units of Competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.

BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTICT107 Use personal productivity tools

 

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