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Computer Skills for Work Part 1

This course will provide students with the following range of entry level computer skills, essential for the workplace and day to day living in 2018!

Course Outline

  • Using Windows 10 (including file management skills)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Storing and transferring files and photos using a PC, USB and your smartphone or ipad

The topics included will support a wide range of industry occupations. Gain confidence and skills in a relaxed and supportive environment. Training is conducted in our modern training centre by our qualified and industry experienced trainers.

Potential Career Outcomes

Administrative assistant, Receptionist, Clerk

How will I learn?

Each student will work at a College workstation for the duration of the course which is hands on. The training will be delivered in the College’s fully equipped training rooms, using Windows computers, by our qualified and industry experienced trainer/assessor. Approximately 4-6 hours of self study hours each week will require students to have access to a computer outside class – if you do not have a PC at home, access to a computer at the Narrabeen Campus is available. Please check with the admin office as to available hours.


Prospective students must have a competent level of language and literacy to participate in this course and basic keyboarding skills. This will be discussed on enrolment.

Are there Assessments?

As this course delivers skills from nationally recognised units of competency, assessments are included. The assessment for each unit of competency comprises a a practical assessment completed in class and a short answer theory question sheet. You will be required to complete some weekly self study to reinforce the skills covered in class as well as theory assessment work in your own time. A Statement of Attainment will be issued on satisfactory completion of the assessments.

National Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - is a means of measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Any student who believes they may be eligible for RPL should apply for this at least two weeks prior to the course commencing.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 it is a requirement of the Federal Government that all students undertaking nationally recognised training will need to obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This involves an easy online application. See USI Fact Sheet for information on how to apply for a USI go to the Unique Student Identifier (USI) Website for additional information.

Please ensure when completing your enrolment information, that the details relating to your name are identical to those on the identification evidence used (eg passport or driver’s licence) when creating your USI eg no abbreviations or nicknames should be used. Once created, it is important that you keep a record of your USI and access to your accredited training records in a safe place. You will need this information for any future enrolments into accredited training in Australia.


This course may be fully funded for eligible Australian citizens/Permanent Residents/Humanitarian Visa Holders/New Zealand citizens under the NSW Government’s Community Service Obligation funding. See ACE Community Service Obligation Funding page for details or contact Susan Wilkinson on 9970 1000 or email to check eligibility, enrol or for further information.

If not eligible for a funded place, please contact the College for information regarding the course cost.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Contact us

Community College Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113