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Tech Savvy Seniors delivers low-cost digital literacy training to seniors so they can develop the skills and confidence to access information and services online. The program provides training in computers, tablets and smartphones to help seniors to stay connected with their families, friends and communities. Auslan resources are available to support the Tech Savvy Seniors Program.

Tech Savvy Seniors Program

The Tech Savvy Seniors Program is delivered by community colleges and libraries throughout various locations in NSW.

Tech Savvy Seniors delivers low-cost digital literacy training to seniors so they can develop the skills and confidence to access information and services online. The program provides training in computers, tablets and smartphones to help seniors to stay connected with their families, friends and communities.

This program is an initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and is funded through a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra.

Please refer to the list of participating Community Colleges for further information.

This program will assist seniors aged over sixty who have limited or no previous experience in using technology to learn new skills for the future. The training is free and will help older people to access information and stay connected with their family, friends and communities.

Auslan Resources

Auslan resources are available to support The Tech Savvy Seniors Program. 

The NSW Department of Family and Community Services through the NSW Department of Industry has provided The Deaf Society of New South Wales with funding to develop Auslan resources about tablets, the Internet, and ways to use them. The videos cover three important topics:

  • Introduction to the Internet 
  • Introduction to Social Media 
  • Introduction to Tablets 

To view the resources, please visit The Deaf Society.

Tech Savvy Seniors

Tech Savvy for Seniors

COURSE OVERVIEW 

FUN TECHNOLOGY TRAINING SESSIONS FOR SENIORS TECH SAVVY FOR SENIORS 

Digital literacy skills are essential for anyone who wants to actively engage with family and friends across the country and the world. 

Join one of the small, friendly training group sessions supported by college staff where you can learn new skills to help you get connected and take the first step to becoming tech-savvy. 

The training is designed to make it easy for you to safely and confidently get connected and learn at your own pace.  

Learn skills in Computers, Email, the Internet, iPads and much more! 

The course is delivered over 8 weeks. Students can enrol in all workshops or select ones. Workshops available include: 

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to iPad’s
  • Introduction to Internet Part 1
  • Introduction to Email Part 1 and Part 2
  • Introduction to Smart Phones
  • Introduction to Cyber Safety
  • Sharing photos and other attachments online

STUDENT FEE 

The Tech Savvy for seniors program is a partnership between the NSW Government and Telstra. 

Contact the participating libraries or community colleges for further information on training dates and topics. 


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