On Her Laptop


Computer: The Basics


Whether you’re just starting out, or want to get a better understanding of how your computer works, this is the perfect starting point.
This course will give you a full introduction to...


  • Using Windows 10 and 11

  • Creating and saving files

  • Typing documents with Word

  • Making spreadsheets with Excel

  • Searching the Internet

  • Sending emails

Suitable for all ages.


6 x Mondays,

Oct 24 - Nov 28

1pm - 3:30pm

Tutor: Bill Street
Cost:  $70 ($60 conc.) 

Computers for Office Skills


A comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Office covering the most common tasks in an office situation.  The course comprises two weeks each on: 

  • Microsoft Word  (Oct 19 & 26)

  • Internet, Zoom & Email  (Nov 2 & 9)

  • Microsoft PowerPoint  (Nov 16 & 23)

  • Microsoft Excel  (Nov 30 & Dec 7)


8 x Wednesdays

Oct 19 - Dec 7

1pm - 4pm 

Tutor: Bill Street

Cost: $120 ($100 conc.) 

Individual units available $40 each

Introduction to Information Technology

An introduction to programming, app development, coding, and tech support skills with a view to continuing to a Certificate course. Careers in Information Technology will also be explored.


4 x Wednesdays

Nov 2 - 23

10:00am - 3:00pm

Tutor: Daryl Cavender

Cost: $80

Computer Open Night

For anyone who needs self-paced learning or a bit of a hand with something, Bill will be available to take your questions on all aspects of information technology or digital devices. Also a great time to catch up on any computer studies you’re already doing.



5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tutor: Bill Street

Cost: $5 per session

Tech Club | Be Connected

Presented as part of the Federal Government’s Be Connected program, these free workshops will include using the Internet, touch-screens, video calling, sending emails, online safety and much more!



All term

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tutor: Bill Street

Cost:  FREE!


"Overall experience of studying at BCAL was fantastic. Teachers are extremely helpful in and out of class, they can't do enough to help you achieve your very best. Looking forward to more classes in the future."

Rachael Zappa, Past Student

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