SPLC Tech Skills for Seniors

South Perth Learning Centre
South Perth Community Centre (lower level)
96 South Terrace, South Perth WA 6151
0459 571 736

Come and book your FREE tech computer class and/or smartphone class by calling us on 0459 571 736, or you can book online by clicking the links below.

These sessions are held weekly at the South Perth Learning Centre 96 South Terrace South Perth WA 6151.

Smartphone SOS One-on-One

Got your knickers in a knot over a problem with your smartphone, tablet or laptop? You have a new device, but you don’t really know what it can do? Why not sign up for a free one-on-one 30-minute troubleshooting help session with our resident Tech Whizzes! These free one-on-one sessions are available every Tuesday and Friday mornings 10 am - 12 pm, and Thursday afternoons 12:30 pm - 2 pm.

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Group Classes

We have a wide range of free 1-hour group classes below. These free classes have a maximum of 6 students per teacher to ensure sufficient individual attention. To book a class, call 0459 571 736 or click the ‘Enrol/More info’ buttons below to register. (To see all the session dates, go to the group class calendar).

Learn Online from Universities & Experts Worldwide

Thanks to video streaming technology, we can all do online courses provided by experts, celebrities and universities worldwide. In this FREE 1-hour workshop, we will explore and discuss the different types of free and paid online courses available, and show you how to access them.

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The Magnificent World of Podcasts

Do you enjoy listening to the radio, but want to focus on specific themes or topics? Then Podcasts are for you! Podcasts cover a wide range of topics from true crime to sports and to world news. In this FREE 1-hour workshop we will explore podcasts, and discuss how to access them on your device.

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Getting Rid of Your Clutter on Gumtree

Want to try a new way to get rid of your clutter? In this FREE 1-hour course you will learn how to sell (or give away) your clutter online using Gumtree, an Australian community online selling website.

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Mindfulness & Meditation Apps on Your Smartphone

Thanks to the advances in technology, there are now smartphone apps that help you with your mindfulness practice. In this FREE 1-hour class, we will survey the different types of free and paid mindfulness and meditation apps that are available, and discuss the pros and cons of the different types.

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eBooks: 10,000 Library Books in Your Pocket

Did you know that using your smartphone/tablet, you can access free eBooks from the WA State Library? Come and learn how in this FREE 1-hour class, and walk out the class with 10,000 Library Books in Your Pocket!

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Organising Your Documents on ‘The Cloud’

You might have heard of friends and organisations organsing photos, bills, tax documents etc. on ‘The Cloud’. In this FREE 1-hour class, you will learn how to use The Cloud to safely store and organise your documents digitally, and have them instantly accessible across your devices.

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Driving With Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay connects to your iPhone, greatly enhancing your driving experience with dashboard navigation, music, podcasts and more. Find how to use Apple CarPlay in this FREE 1-hour class! This class will include an in-car demonstration.

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Organise Your Photos with Google Photos

You’ve heard the story: your phone auto-syncs our photos to the cloud, the cloud gets too full, then you are asked to pay for a monthly subscription. In this class, we will discuss how to keep our photos organised without auto-syncing every photo we take, while exploiting the amazing photo capabilities of Google Photos.

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Rejuvenate Your Old Computer with Linux

Don’t throw out your ‘old’ laptop just yet, most of the time you just need to give it an alternative operating system! Replace your Windows OS/Mac OS with Linux, a modern community-driven operating system that can run on very low hardware resources, brnging your old laptop back to life. Come to this 1-hour workshop to see Linux in action, rejuvenating computers up to 15 years old.

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