English with Computer Skills
This courses are designed to improve communication skills in English by integrating the four basic skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing along with digital literacy and employability skills. The content focuses on elements of contextual grammar, active vocabulary building, basic reading and writing, speaking and listening activities. Learners can enjoy a wide variety of learner centred activities such as group discussions, word games and role plays. Digital literacy activities include developing basic computer skills, use of Word documents, emails, internet research, use of smart phones and various Apps.
This course is designed for adults who have little, or no previous experience using computers. This basic computer skills course will provide you with an understanding of the most popular, current technologies used at home and in the workplace. You will become computer literate in this hands-on course while you learn to access, create, save and manage documents and emails and use the Internet effectively. Course content includes introduction to computer hardware and software, Windows, working with programs, file management, word processing, printing, using email as well as accessing the internet and Zoom meetings. The course offers three levels of sequential training in MS Word applications and can be undertaken as an absolute beginner to start with leading to more advanced MS Office competency required by many occupations and work places.
Looking for a Job?
This course is targeting CALD job seekers with limited LLN skill, who may have a Resume or might have recently completed a vocational course, but have been unsuccessful in obtaining employment. This English literacy program is centred around two fundamental stages of the job application process: developing skills for Applying for jobs and practicing Interviews at ACSF 1-2 levels. Topics include understanding job ads, addressing duties and selection criteria, registering with Seek, uploading Resumes. Developing Interview Skills will focus on understanding, reviewing and practising interview techniques, telephone skills and self-presentation, language around clarification and getting feedback.
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