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TAFE Statement in Digital Skills - 800-000259

Conquer your computer

Master the methods of setting up a computer, installing software, and tackling the internet, while further developing your digital skills.

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It’s a digitally connected World and we give you the opportunity to develop your digital skills and knowledge, free-of-charge in our Digital Capability course.

This course is self-paced, self-directed and offers specific tutorials where it sees skills gaps. It’s a great way to develop general digital skills that are relevant to most jobs. It will also help you get up-to-speed on TAFE NSW digital systems such as student portals, library catalogues and learning supports, as well as the enhanced learning systems in TAFE Digital, such as virtual reality, augmented reality and simulations, which you’ll probably experience if you’re learning online.

Digital proficiency

  • digital basics
  • connecting physical devices
  • web browsers
  • efficiency
  • safety and recovery

TAFE Digital delivers this free course online.

You’ll use a Digital Capability tool which:

  • contains all learning content, so no additional learning materials or charges needed
  • covers skills in standalone topics
  • includes diagnostic activities and tutorials to support a skills gap, or for revision purposes
  • uses interactive screens with no videos or lectures
  • allows your learning to be self-paced and self-directed. You can choose to complete just one topic or a cluster of topics at a time.

The course doesn’t assume any prior knowledge or skills, so your study time will vary depending on the skill level you already have. There is no set enrolment period.

If you have minimal prior knowledge and skills, the course delivers 35 skills each taking approximately five minutes. That’s about three hours in total. But remember: you don’t have to complete the course in a single sitting and can choose one topic or a cluster of topics at a time. You’re in charge!

To do this course, you’ll need access to:

  • a PC
  • broadband
  • the Internet
  • Windows 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • applications available on TAFE NSW computers and accessible via the Software Centre

There’s no assessment requirement. You’ll receive feedback from the course tool as you direct yourself through the learning process.

As part of TAFE NSW, TAFE Digital also offers:

Real credibility - Australia’s largest public vocational institution (with over 500,000 students), delivering dynamic new online courses and virtual classroom experiences with learning technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and simulations in partnership with major players such as Telstra, CBA and Microsoft.

Convenience and easy access to online study wherever you are, whenever you want, allowing you to pursue your dream career from anywhere in Australia or even overseas! Sign up online, anytime, day or night, to start studying when it suits you best.

Industry-relevance - online teachers with current industry experience.

Future-focus - TAFE Digital is bringing a range of new courses focused on the jobs of the future and augmented with cutting-edge learning technologies.