Community Learning Opportunities
Tech Savvy Seniors: Live a Life of Continuous Learning
The Tech Savvy Seniors digital literacy training program offers free online video modules designed to help seniors develop the skills and confidence to get connected and participate in the online world. The program aims to increase digital inclusion, reduce social isolation, and increase access to online information and services among older people. Some videos are available in Arabic, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. All videos offer closed captions.
TAFE NSW: Courses
Looking for free, reputable online training opportunities while stuck at home? Need to gain practical skills or improve your financial literacy to better cope with our current circumstances? We are excited to offer access to these local courses developed by TAFE NSW and Salvation Army Moneycare to support our community through this challenging time. TAFE NSW courses: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.
Salvation Army: Financial literacy training
At Moneycare we can help take away the stress and anxiety that money can cause all of us, no matter how much we have. We also know that you can take control of your money - and we’re going to show you how! All the training has been developed and filmed in Newcastle.
Be Connected: Online safety presentations
The eSafety Commissioner is hosting free webinar presentations to help older Australians stay safer online. It’s their way of helping the 4 million older Australians keen to improve their computer skills, but want help addressing online safety concerns. Join them online to learn about the eSafety essentials.