Computer Studies

Our computer skills courses (beginner and intermediate) are available to people from diverse backgrounds; priority is given to concession card holders. These classes are suitable for those with little or no knowledge of computers and are designed to give students basic IT skills.

The topics covered include:

  • Keyboard and mouse skills
  • Microsoft Office and Google Chrome
  • Email
  • Internet security
  • Internet searching
  • Banking, shopping and paying bills online
  • Digital photography

Our computers have Windows 7 (operating system) and Microsoft Office 2013 installed.

Computer classes have a maximum of 12 students. Each course is of 9 weeks duration (2 hours per week). Each applicant may choose one course only.

The cost of each course is $10

Computer Skills: Basic

Students will be introduced to the world of computers. This will include typing, word processing, emailing, internet browsing and internet searching.

Location: ERCWA Mirrabooka

Computer Skills: Intermediate

This course is for students who have a working knowledge of computers and will include more advanced internet work and use of the Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher).

Location: ERCWA Mirrabooka

Computer Skills: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program

This course is a basic computer skills course and is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and is currently delivered by an Aboriginal teacher.

Location: Wadjak Centre, Balga

Computer Skills: Accessing Government Resources Online

This new computer studies program for culturally and linguistically diverse adults will commence in 2017. The program will assist students to access and use the wide variety of government resources that are provided online. More information about the program will be coming soon!

Location: ERCWA Mirrabooka