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Computing: Introduction (1)

State ID: MAA02


This is the first course in a three-part series. Overcome your fears and join in our popular introductory course, suitable for all ages and professions. This course will help you build practical skills to use a personal computer. Gain confidence using the mouse and keyboard and understand how Windows 10 works. 

If you are new to the world of computers or haven’t had to use them very much in the past and want to learn in a supportive and pressure free environment, then this is the course for you.
This course covers: 
► A basic overview of how PC’s work
► Navigating the windows desktop icons, Task bar, and start menu
► Using the mouse’s left and right buttons
► Keyboard skills and shortcuts
► Finding and saving files & pictures
► Printing and sharing files
► Basic troubleshooting

You can find more information on Part 2, and Part 3 of the series here:

Computing: Beyond Basics (2)
Computing: Email and internet (3)


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units. 
BSBITU111 – Operate a Personal Digital Device


Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

LLN requirements:

If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns, please discuss them with us before the course starts.

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $14.20
Concession: N/A
Commercial / International: $ to be advised


School age students

Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.


International students

This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.

For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website

Other visa holder students

All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;

South West Campuses    0417 937 894

Great Southern Campuses    1800 675 781

Important information

Participants are encouraged to bring:

•             Pencil case and notebook

•             Water bottle, snacks

•             UBS/ thumb drive

Tea and coffee are provided during your class break.

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at when applications are open.

For international students, contact

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest 
Time: To be advised 
Duration: 4 x 3 hour sessions
Bunbury Campus
 Date: Register your interest 
Time: To be advised 
Duration: To be advised

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated October 13, 2020