What is smart home technology?
This course explains what a smart home is and how you can create a smart home of your own. You’ll be introduced to the voice assistant and learn how it can be used to control devices and appliances in your home.
How to set up smart home technology
This course shows you exactly what you need to set up a smart home of your own and explains that you don’t need to spend a fortune to control your devices and appliances with your voice.
You’ll be introduced to the Google Nest Mini and learn how a smart speaker is the heart of any smart home.
Using a voice assistant
This course will demonstrate how you can train your new smart speaker to recognise your voice and process your commands and requests. You’ll also learn about some of the basic tasks a voice assistant can help you with throughout your day.
Using smart home devices
Now that you understand the basics of the smart home set up, it’s time to learn some of the fun and useful things you can do with a voice assistant in your smart home. From checking weather reports and listening to news headlines and internet radio, discover it all here!
Using smart TVs
Ever wondered how to tell if your TV is a smart TV? This course explains how to easily identify if a TV is smart or not. It also explains that you can use a smart TV to not only watch free-to-air channels but also catch-up TV and view your own photos via a streamer.
Using a keyboard
Understanding web browsers
Paying safely in shops and online
Using a mouse
Using a touchscreen
Using a computer
Remote access scams
Practice area for laptop and desktop computers
Practise browsing the internet and build your mouse and keyboard skills. These activities are perfect for beginners working on a laptop or desktop computer.
- Type text into a field
- Learn about the keyboard
- When and how to double click
- Get out of a right-click menu
- How to close a pop-up box
- How to use Google Search
- Search using the address bar
State and territory government services online
Each state and territory in Australia has dedicated online services available to their citizens for free. Explore the ways you can access online services in your state or territory and the range of benefits available to you. You’ll learn how to create an account and then discover some of the most common concessions and rebates that are available to you to save you money on your everyday cost of living.
What you can do with your photos
Getting setup for video calling
Using the internet
What is a computer?
How to use Skype
Using online forms
What is a laptop?
Avoiding scams and tricks
How to use WhatsApp
What is a tablet?
Downloading and saving documents
How to use FaceTime
Using search engines
What is a smartphone?
Help and support
Introduction to internet safety
What is the internet?
What is data?
Android phone: Interactive guide
Android tablet: Interactive guide
Apple iPad: Interactive guide
iPhone: Interactive guide
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