Introduction to the Internet Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Introduction to the Internet Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn computer, digital skills and cyber security with our computer courses in Sydney!

The internet can seem daunting for those who didn’t grow up with computers. It's a world of unfamiliar jargon and new communication methods, and the challenge of staying safe online exists. However, the internet has become much more user-friendly, and anyone can now access millions of websites, send emails, shop and bank online, and much more.

This Introduction to the Internet Workshop will cover the basics of the internet, including how to get online, how to use search functions like Google to find specific things, and how to use the facilities available in a web browser. Additionally, the course will emphasise cyber security, teaching participants how to protect their personal information and use the internet safely.

By the end of the course, participants should be able to comfortably use the internet from any computer or mobile device to access all it offers for enjoyment, creation, communication, learning, and social interaction.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this introduction to the Internet course, you should be able to:

  • Understand how the internet works
  • Use search engines like Google efficiently
  • Use the main functions in any internet web browser

Course content

What will be covered in this Introduction to the Internet Workshop?

  • What is a web browser?
  • Is the internet using up my mobile data?
  • Are all web browsers the same?
  • What are the little symbols on my web browser?
  • How do I download documents from a website?
  • How can I quickly access my favourite websites?
  • How can I use free public WiFi safely?

Intended audience

For those who have little or no experience of the Internet. 

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

Our computer room has both Apple and Windows computers. We suggest you bring:

  • Notepad and pen
  • Details of passwords for your devices, email address and other log in passwords etc
  • A list of any specific questions you may have
  • You are welcome to bring your own laptop, tablet and smartphone to use. You can connect to the internet through the College Wi-Fi. If you don’t know how, we will show you!

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