Windows desktop: Prepare to set up
Perfect for beginners, these activities help you to build your mouse and keyboard skills for computers, as well as the essential skills you need to use a smart device like tapping, swiping, scrolling and zooming.
Windows laptop: Set up
Apple iPhone - Doing more
Have fun and stay safer with your iPhone. We show you how to use the camera to take and share great photos, how to block nuisance callers, and get some peace and quiet with the clever Do Not Disturb feature. We also look at how you can save and easily find files on your phone, and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Linking services in myGov
One of the best things about a myGov account is you can access all of your online government services with one username and password by linking them to your account. In this course, we show you how to link and then access your services, such as Medicare, ATO, Centrelink and more.
Introduction to buying and selling online
Learn how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. We also show you how to set up a PayPal account to pay for things online securely and how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online.
Online banking basics practice area
Covering basic online banking tasks, such as:
- logging on and off
- checking a transaction
- downloading a statement and more.
We have our Squirrel Bank practice tasks ready for you to hone your skills on your desktop or laptop computer in a safe environment.
How to buy online using eBay
Home data vs mobile data
Windows desktop: Getting started
Set up and personalise your Windows computer (or PC) with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about.
Beyond Google Earth
App tips and tricks
iPhone: Accessibility settings
Windows laptop: Getting started
Set up and personalise your Windows laptop (or PC laptop) with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about.
Android phone: Accessibility settings
Android tablet: Accessibility
Apple iPad: Accessibility
Windows desktop: Set up
Apple desktop: Getting started
Set up and personalise your Apple desktop computer (or iMac) with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun, interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about.
Windows laptop: Security and privacy
Apple laptop: Getting started
Set up and personalise your Apple laptop (or MacBook) with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun, interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about.
Managing payments online practice area
Building on the skills learned in the Online banking basics practice area course, we look at more advanced online banking tasks, including:
- transferring funds
- paying bills
- setting transaction limits.
The Squirrel Bank practice activities in this course allow you to perfect these more advanced online banking skills on your laptop or desktop computer – at your own pace and in safety.
How to sell online using eBay
Researching and booking travel online
This exciting topic shows you everything you need to know about safely researching and booking travel online. You’ll find out some key tips for finding the best deals online, how you can safely access your finances while travelling and what you need to do if you plan on travelling with medications.
You’ll follow along as we take you travelling in Australia and overseas and discover how your mobile device can help to make your trip safe and enjoyable.
Identifying and avoiding scams
The rate of online scams is increasing and scammers are becoming more sophisticated in their approach to potential victims. These courses outline some of the most common online scams and how you can identify them. Learn what you can do to protect yourself from being scammed, and what to do in the unfortunate case that you’re the victim of a scam.