Improve your digital employability skills

  • Collaborate online

    This course will teach you how to collaborate online using video meetings and Google apps.

  • Use Google Apps

    Find out how to use Google apps to put together a resume, a simple presentation and a basic budget.

  • Manage work life

    Send emails, translate documents, schedule appointments, search for work and plan a journey.

About Digital Employability Skills

  • Digitial Employability Skills is a pre-accredited course funded by ACFE.

  • Learning is presented in a combination of live webinars, recorded videos, downloads and activities.

  • Live webinars will be held on Thursday evenings at 7pm and email tutor support is available.

  • The course will run for 9 weeks over a total of 20 hours.

  • Digital Employability Skills is run by Doveton Neighbourhood Learning Centre.

  • You will receive a certificate of participation on completion.

Course begins 15h October 2020 at 7pm

Call 03 9791 1449 or email info@dovetonnlc.com.au for more information

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Welcome from your tutor

    • How to use Thinkific - the online course platform

    • Welcome to Digital Employability Skills

    • What the course will cover

    • Self assessment digital skills questionnaire

    • How to set up a Google account

    • Activity - Respond to the webinar invitation link

    • Instructions for using Google Meet

    • Next steps

  • 2

    Email using Gmail

    • Introduction to Email using Gmail

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Gmail?

    • Find your way around Gmail

    • Around Gmail

    • Sending and receiving emails and files in Gmail

    • A deeper look at Gmail

    • Activity - download an email attachment

    • Activity - change your email signature

    • Extension Activity - add a label (Optional)

    • Extension Activity - add a contact (Optional)

    • Checklist of completion of activities

  • 3

    How to search for jobs using Google Search

    • Introduction to How to search for jobs using Google Search

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn?

    • How to do a Google search and search for jobs

    • Using Google Search to search for jobs

    • Using Google Search

    • Activity: Job Search

  • 4

    Using Google Translate to translate documents

    • Introduction to Using Google Translate to translate documents

    • How to use Google Translate

    • Using Google Translate

    • Saving text from Google Translate

    • Activity - Translate this document

    • Checklist of completion of activities

  • 5

    Write your resume in Google Docs

    • Introduction to Write your resume in Google Docs

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Google Docs?

    • Using Google Docs

    • How to respond to the Google Docs invitation

    • Activity - Format Text in Google Docs

    • Writing a Resume

    • Activity - Write a Resume

    • Checklist of completion of activities

    • Extra resource - Write a Cover Letter

  • 6

    Google Drive and collaborating in Google Docs

    • Introduction to Google Drive

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn in Google Drive and Google Docs?

    • Using Google Drive

    • Activity - Complete an action in a Google Doc

    • Activity - Edit the document and leave a comment

    • Checklist of completion of activities

    • Bonus: Taking screen shots on a computer

  • 7

    Put together a budget using Google Sheets (template)

    • Introduction to put together a budget using Google Sheets

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn in Google Sheets?

    • Using Google Sheets - Introduction

    • Using Google Sheets - Introduction

    • Formatting in Google Sheets

    • Using Google Sheets

    • Activity - Write a 'To do" list

    • Activity - Update categories in the budget

    • Checklist of completion of activities

  • 8

    Create your own budget in Google Sheets

    • Introduction to create your own budget using Google Sheets

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about formulae in Google Sheets?

    • Formulae in Google Sheets

    • Activity - Create a budget

    • Extension activity - Format cells (optional)

    • Extension activity - Add a chart (optional)

    • Checklist of completion of activities

  • 9

    Scheduling appointments and meetings using Google Calendar

    • Introduction to Scheduling appointments and meetings using Google Calendar

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Google Calendar?

    • Webinar recording - Google Maps and Google Calendar

    • Using Google Calendar

    • Activity - Add an event to Google Calendar

  • 10

    Plan a journey using Google Maps

    • Introduction to Plan a journey using Google Maps

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Google Maps?

    • Using Google Maps

    • Activity - Plan a journey

  • 11

    Video meetings using Zoom

    • Introduction to Video meetings using Google Meet and Zoom

    • How to find your way around Zoom

    • Changing your background in Zoom

  • 12

    Make a simple presentation using Google Slides

    • Introduction to Make a simple presentation using Google Slides

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Google Slides?

    • Google Slides and Google Forms Webinar recording

    • Using Google Slides

    • Activity - Create a presentation

  • 13

    Quizzes and surveys in Google Forms

    • Introduction to Quizzes and surveys in Google Forms

    • What do you already know? What would you like to learn about Google Forms?

    • Using Google Forms

    • Activity - Create a form

  • 14

    Bonus: Using Google Hangouts

    • Introduction to Google Hangouts

    • Using Google Hangouts

    • Activity - Create a new Hangout

  • 15

    Bonus: Google Photos

    • Using Google Photos

  • 16

    Bonus: About Image Copyright

    • Finding Copyright Friendly Images

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