Basic Computer Skills – Online – Castle

Please note that this is an online course, delivered via Zoom!

Joining 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.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol today!

Delivery Mode

Online via one on one Zoom sessions.

Course Dates

Courses will run according to student availability from the 21st of September to the 26th of October.

Who Is This Course For

Students wanting to update or refresh their basic computer skills!

Learning Outcomes

  • Operating a computer
  • Personal Productivity
  • Communicate and search the internet securely

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

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: 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.

Units of Competency

Assessments are marked against a unit of competency

ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
ICTICT107 Use personal productivity tools


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