Discover some of the essentials of cyber safety like how your browser can help keep you safer online, how to create and remember strong passwords, spot common scams like phishing scams, safely download documents including PDF files, learn about the different payment options, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, for shopping in-store and online, as well as run antivirus software.
Using the cloud
Explore the benefits of the cloud and how it can be used to back up and share photos and other important documents from your computer or mobile device. You'll learn how to use the cloud and Google Maps to locate your devices and share your location with close family and friends.
Desktops and laptops
- Windows Desktop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Windows laptop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple desktop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple laptop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple iPhone: Cloud back up and photo sharing
- Apple iPhone: Cloud location services
- Android phone: Cloud back up and photo sharing
- Android phone: Cloud location services
Introduction to smart homes
Ever wondered how technology can help you with your day-to-day tasks? This course explores the benefits of smart homes. Learn how to safely set up a smart speaker by training it to recognise your voice, how you can use a smart TV to watch catch-up TV or display your photo galleries and how you can use the cloud to save and back up your important photos and documents.
Apps that come with your cloud subscription
Cloud subscriptions offer more than just storage. This exciting topic explores all the benefits that come with your cloud subscription. From free productivity apps, to photo storage and video calling apps, you’ll learn all there is to know about free and paid cloud subscriptions from the main cloud storage providers.
Time for a bit of fun. Learn how you can build your family tree, travel to places far and wide without leaving your chair, and how to create your very own blog to share your experiences and knowledge.
Setting up and using email
In these courses, we look at the big three free email services: Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo Mail. You will learn how free email works, how to set up and manage your email accounts, how to block nuisance emails, report spam, unsubscribe to newsletters, plus how to change your password and even cancel your email account. You will also learn what actions you can take to spot and avoid common email scams.