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Tech Savvy Seniors - Mandarin Classes @ Customs House Library

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Customs House Library

31 Alfred St

Sydney, New South Wales 2000

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This free 6-part series is designed to help older people gain confidence in basic computer and digital skills

Get technology on your side by keeping connected, accessing vital services and doing business. Facilitated by leaders from the Ethnic Community Council, you can learn in Mandarin. Join us for the whole series or pick and choose the sessions that best suit your needs.

Funded by the Telstra Foundation and FACS, get savvy using our library PCs and dive into the digital world.


Customs House Library - Tech Savvy Seniors Schedule


Introduction to computers - Wed, 1 March 2017
This workshop will walk you first through the basics of what a computer is, what its components are and how it’s operated. We’ll teach you how to use a mouse and keyboard. Then we’ll put those skills to good use to create your first document on the computer, and perhaps do a little web surfing along the way

Introduction to internet part 1 - Wed, 8 March 2017

Become familiar with the internet basics of getting online and surfing the web. Get well acquainted so you can go home, sign up for an internet service and hang out on the www’s yourself.

Introduction to internet part 2 - Wed, 15 March 2017

Growing your know-how from Part 1, we’ll look at ways to make web navigation a breeze as well as seek out video and music add-ons. We’ll make sure you know how to keep yourself safe online and get you going with tips for the best sites to view online.


Introduction to email - Wed, 22 March

Keep connected to family and friends with email. We’ll walk you through setting up a free Gmail email account as well as how to send, read and reply to your emails.

Introduction to social media - Wed, 29 March

Get sharp with social media’s famous three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll take you through a run-down of which social media to use and when.


Introduction to iPads - Wed, 5 April

We’ll walk you through the techy world of the tablet and get you up and running on this handy device.

Sessions are free, run for 2 hours and cater for 8 to 10 people. Bookings are essential as there are loads of keen learners.

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