About our Computing courses

Update your knowledge using the latest computing, desktop publishing and software packages for both Mac and PC. Our short courses are a great way to learn the basics of Microsoft Office, with courses covering Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Our Mac Essentials course provides a basic introduction for a newcomer to a Mac computer. No prior knowledge is required. Find out what your Mac can do and how to use it’s enormous range of features.

Explore other popular courses include iPad for Photographers Blog Creating, which are ideal if you’re looking to develop your learning in web and digital technology.

Choose from our short courses that are held during weekdays, in the evenings and on weekends.

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2018 Computer and Work Skills

Focused on building skills for employment Resumes, job application and job interviews Writing skills Communication in the workplace Literacy and numeracy Computer skills Spoken english Business/workplace English Employment training Customer service skills Units from FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways Entry Requirements Permanent residents, Australian or New Zealand citizen, Humanitarian or refugee visa holder, over 15 and looking for work.... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

2018 English Skills for Jobseekers

This course focuses on building English skills for employment and covers the following areas: Resume, job application and job interview skills Spoken and Written English Computer skills Units from FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Vocational Pathways. All students are assessed before attending and placed in their appropriate level. Please note: To attend this course, you will need to make an appointment for an assessment. Call 9387 7400 or email jana@cec.edu.au to make an... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Operate a personal computer (ICAICT101A)
  • Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems (FSKLRG09)
  • MS Word (CSO201722)
  • Use routine strategies for work-related learning (FSKLRG11)
  • Use, communicate and search securely on the internet (ICAICT103A)
  • Pronunciation - Advanced (CSO201606)
  • Comprehending and participating in interviews (SWEINT304A)
  • Write routine workplace texts (FSKWTG09)
  • Interact effectively with others at work (FSKOCM07)
$750 Limited GST free
2018 English Skills for Jobseekers

<p>This course focuses on building English skills for employment and covers the following areas:</p><ul><li> Resume, job application and job interview skills</li><li> Spoken and Written English</li><

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Reduced fee of $20 for eligible students (subsidised by the NSW Government). If you are an Australian or NZ citizen, permanent resident, refugee or hold a humanitarian visa, you may be eligible. Please call 02 93877400 or email jana@cec.com.au for more information.

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Photoshop Essentials

A comprehensive introductory course on learning Photoshop to create and edit images and text to use for print, websites or interactive content. Please note: All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct. [More]

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Excel for Small Business

This Tech Savvy for Business course is designed to take participants through the basics of Microsoft (MS) Excel and includes use and creation of simple spreadsheets and charts; how to create formulas, as well as working with functions and formatting techniques. On successful completion students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for BSBITU304 Create and use spreadsheets from Certificate III in Business BSB30115. It is part of the Tech Savvy Small Business program supported... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
Excel for Small Business

<p>This Tech Savvy for Business course is designed to take participants through the basics of Microsoft (MS) Excel and includes use and creation of simple spreadsheets and charts; how to create

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MYOB V19 for Small Business

This course will enable you to use MYOB v19 including BAS Link to carry out typical ledger operations and generate business reports. The unit ICAU1211B Operate Accounting Application from ICA10105 covers the following topics: integrated and non-integrated accounting software packages, software configuration for a small non-manufacturing firm, create opening balances in the general and subsidiary ledgers of MYOB, processing a series of daily transactions in the general and... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate II in Information Technology ICA20105.
  • Operate accounting applications (ICAU1211B)

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MS Office 2013 for Today's Workplace

Microsoft Office is a set of desktop applications that offer flexible and powerful ways to organize, manage, and present information. Universally used in office settings, knowledge of Microsoft Office tools are a must for anyone in today’s job market. Acquire essential skills for producing professional work with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Using MS Excel turn unorganized data into useful information and quickly make spreadsheets your... [More]

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MS Excel Advanced

This Advanced Excel course is for existing users of Excel. You should have completed the Excel Beginner Course or be familiar with the content covered in this courses. The course is aimed at those wishing to move to the next level with Excel with a focus on increasing automation and employing the more advanced tools offered. During the course of this workshop, you will cover: Conditional Formatting; applying formatting such as colour to data that meet a certain criteria Charts:... [More]

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MS Word Advanced

Our 1 day Microsoft Word Advanced course ideal for people who want to use the complex features of Word to work with long documents, create forms and use automation to limit repetitive tasks. Course prerequisites A good working knowledge of Word is required. Please note: All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about... [More]

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Facebook Advertising

So you’ve set up a Facebook page for your business but now what? How do you grow your fan base and get people to engage (and buy) from your brand? Learn the most cost effective ways to grow your audience and make sure the right people are seeing your content. PRE-REQUISITE: It is highly recommended that students complete Facebook for Small Business before enrolling in this course. This course also covers Should I buy likes? Who’s my audience and how I reach them? How much will it... [More]

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MS Word Basics

An ideal beginners course for those new to MS Word. Learn to navigate the menu and tool bars and put together and edit simple documents. In this course you will obtain and develop skills that will facilitate quicker and simpler techniques for completing simply daily tasks in Microsoft Word. By course conclusion, you will be confident in using the essential features of Word to create and alter simple documents. For example, letters, memos and reports. In particular you will be able... [More]

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