Get hands-on help building your technology skills
Keen to learn to do more with technology? Or simply want to carry out your everyday online activities more easily, confidently and safely?
Tech Savvy Seniors provides low cost or free training sessions - at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels - on the use of computers, tablets, smartphones and online applications such as email, social media and cyber safety.
Sessions are designed to be fun and hands-on, and help you get savvier about all your online activities - from staying in touch with family and friends and accessing important services online, to enjoying even more of what technology has to offer.
Training is available across a network of participating public libraries and community colleges throughout NSW, and also in a range of languages.
To find your nearest training provider, and get information on training dates and topics, contact the participating public libraries and community colleges.
For a list of planned Tech Savvy Seniors courses at Community College, please click here.
For a list of planned Tech Savvy Seniors courses in different languages, please click here.
The TSS website has a number of ‘self-teach’ videos designed to make it easy to learn at your own pace.
More ways to get savvier online
Want to tap into more training in your local area or even online?
Then be sure to take a look at The Commonwealth Government’s Be Connected program - an Australia-wide initiative aimed at increasing online confidence, skills and safety, with a particular focus on older Australians.
You can take advantage of digital literacy training offered through the Be Connected network of local community organisations such as libraries, neighbourhood centres, community clubs and retirements villages.
Or learn at your own pace with a range of fun, free online courses, webinars and resources.
You can even dive straight into Be Connected Quick Reads – a series of fast, informative articles on anything from social media to spotting fake news.
To find your local network providers and explore all your learning options, visit the Be Connected website.