What is digital literacy?
Digital literacy refers to the skills and competencies needed to use digital technologies to achieve personal goals, enhance employability skills and support education and training. It incorporates the ability to search and navigate, create, communicate and collaborate, think critically, analyse information, and address safety and wellbeing using a variety of digital technologies.
What are we doing to improve digital literacy?
We're committed to helping regional Australians build their skills and confidence using digital technologies. Our Technology Skills Centres in every campus ensure people who lack the skills or access to get online can take part in safe and supportive local digital skills training.
Learn about our digital programs for beginners.
Learn how to get the most out of using technology every day by enrolling in weekly Get Digital workshops for beginners. Whether you're using a computer, tablet or smart phone to get online and interact with the digital world, these sessions will help develop your skills, confidence and awareness of online safety.
Get Digital weekly workshops feature content from the Tech Savvy Seniors program and Be Connected - Every Australian Online.
Learn about our digital programs for work or study.
This Digital Skills course offers training in a variety of topics that will help build your skills using a computer for work or study. Students study two subjects each term.
Find out what's on by contacting your local campus.
- Learning to Use Zoom
- Navigating Windows 10
- Introduction to MS Word
- Introduction to MS Excel
- Computer skills for work
- Access online services
- Understanding the Cloud
- Skills for online learning.
Learn about our digital skills training for the Community Care sector.
Now's the time to improve the digital skills of your workforce with the help of your local Community College campus. Confident and efficient use of technology by workers in the care and support services sector is a strong focus of the government's national plan for digital transformation.
Short courses can teach care and support staff the digital basics they need to respond to new technologies in the workplace and provide a better service to clients.
- Care workers in aged care, community care and home care
- Allied Health professionals
- Retirement living staff
- Social support workforce
- Lifestyle and Wellness teams
Contact the college to discuss fully subsidised digital skills training opportunities tailored to your organisation by completing the form below.