Computer and iPad Literacy

Computer and iPad literacy classes

Computer training

COTA NT offers regular computer training sessions facilitated by senior COTA NT Peer Educator. These sessions are completely free and offered as one-to-one learning sessions. This enables participants to learn at their own pace, repeat stages as necessary and ask all the questions they want to. Sessions can include the basics and also help more advanced users. Topics frequently covered include:

  • How to switch the computer on/off
  • Staying safe online (personal data protection and secure payments)
  • Using browsers and the Internet
  • Opening email accounts / accessing emails
  • Opening social media accounts / accessing Facebook posts
  • Introduction to word processing (Word), accounts (Excel) and presentation software (Powerpoint)
  • Sending attachments, downloading, saving and retrieving documents and images


Phone 8941 1004 or contact us to book a session time. Lessons typically last between 45 and 90 minutes.

iPad courses


COTA NT iPad course participants

COTA NT is able to offer a limited number of iPad training courses each year which are led by a COTA NT Peer Educator. These sessions are completely free and offered in a small group learning environment. The course is run over four mornings (Saturdays) at the COTA NT offices and each session lasts 90 minutes. All participants MUST have their own iPads – no other tablets are covered in this course.

The course is divided into easy-to-follow topics including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Learning the Basics
    • Switching iPad on and off
    • What is ‘Airplane Mode’
    • Exploring the Settings menu, Volume / time and date
    • Backlight and Wallpaper settings
  • Simple Navigation
    • Connecting to Wi-Fi
    • Introduction to the Internet and the ‘App Store’, Downloading Apps
  • Device Functions
    • Using your camera
    • Saving and sending messages/photos
    • Recording film / Recording voice

Course dates and bookings

Phone 88941 1004 or  contact us for more information about course dates and/or to register your interest in attending a iPad course. Places are limited to 15 participants.


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