Basic Computer Skills CityEast College

Course Outline

Focused on building skills for employment

Do you need to gain basic computer skills for work or study? If you have very limited computer skills or need to review the basics, this ‘hands-on’ course is ideal to get you started on your path to proficiency.

This basic computer skills course will allow you to gain an understanding of MS Office as you learn to access, create, save and manage documents and emails and use the Internet effectively.

Ideal for

The complete beginner. Previous computer skills are not required.

Entry requirements

  • You need to be a Permanent resident, Australian or New Zealand citizen, Humanitarian or refugee visa holder, aged over 15 and looking for work.
  • Intermediate level of English.

This course will give you the skills you need to

  • Operate a personal computer
  • Create simple Microsoft Word documents
  • Send and receive emails
  • Search the internet
  • Develop typing skills


Units are selected from ICT10115 – Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Upon successful completion students will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

Other information

Please note: To attend this course, you will need to make an appointment for an assessment.

Call 9387 7400 or email to make an appointment.

NSW Government subsidised places available to eligible permanent residents and citizens. Please call 9387 7400 make an appointment to check your eligibility.

Full fee applies for non-residents (tourist, working holiday and other types of temporary visas).

You will also need unique student identifier (USI), which we can help you set up when you are assessed.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

  • Course testimonials
    The teacher Ian was extreamly good. He explained the questions we made with great patience and care.