Looking to reskill or upskill due to changing workplace requirements?
Classes will be held face-to-face in a classroom setting with the option of mixed-mode delivery available.
If deemed necessary, classes could be delivered via an online communication platform.
Learner workbooks will be available in both print and digital form. Some activities have also been provided as online forms, quizzes, or polls using Google Docs or Word Forms.
It is assumed that learners undertaking this course will have a literacy and numeracy level equivalent to at least a working level ACSF 2.
This course aims to provide learners with the confidence and skills to keep in step with innovation and requirement changes in the workplace. It also aims to give learners the confidence to embrace digital skills in the workplace and successfully use technology as a means for gaining or maintaining secure and meaningful employment.
Pathways to further study opportunities and possible career paths will be explored.
This program supports learners to gain digital skills through practical and applied learning activities. Topics covered include:
- Saving and locating documents
- Opening/creating a Microsoft Word document
- Sharing a Microsoft Word document
- Adapting, customising, and formatting resume templates in Microsoft Word
- Comprehending the basic functions and tools in Microsoft Word
- Comprehending the basics of Microsoft Excel workbooks and spreadsheets
- Exploring a self-calculating timesheet created in Microsoft Excel
- Exploring a self-calculating invoice
- Demonstrating knowledge of basic Microsoft Excel
There is no formal written assessment for this course.
Learners will undertake tasks in their learner workbook, along with practical hands-on completion of tasks on personal computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
Learners will participate in whole class and small group discussions and activities to build their understanding of digital literacy and its benefits in relation to employment. These discussions can take place in person or online utilising tools such as ‘break out rooms’ to replicate face-to-face group work.
Learners will be asked to evaluate their own progress and learning techniques throughout the course by completing pre- and post-program learner surveys to self-assess their knowledge, skills and confidence levels.
A “Certificate of Participation” is issued upon completion of this course.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Learning Centre