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Basic Computer Skills - Compass

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

This course has been created in partnership with Compass Housing and may be fully subsidised for eligible students under the Community Services Obligation Program (CSO).

Joining the workforce is an exciting time in your life, but before you can start the job hunt, you will need to ensure you have the requirements needed to succeed! Build your digital literacy with our basic computer course and develop fundamental skills that can be of benefit in a wide variety of occupations.

The basic computer course is a great way to kick-start your career with basic IT training that will support you in using a personal computer along with a number of software applications.

Enrol today and gain the essential skills you need to succeed!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to gain the skills for work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Produce text documents
  • Health and safety
  • Use and search securely on the internet
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Create powerpoints

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course may continue their studies by enrolling in ICT10115 Certificate I in Information, Digital Media and Technology.

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery.

Funding Eligibility

This course is being offered under the Adult and Community Education Community Services Obligation (CSO) Program. This funding has been designed to support people who experience barriers to training and employment. To determine your eligibility for the CSO Program click here.

A disadvantaged student who is one of the following:

  • An aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; or
  • Disabled or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is disabled; or
  • A Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient or have a dependent child, spouse or partner who is a Commonwealth Government Welfare Recipient; or
  • Experiencing significant hardship as verified by a government agency, medical professional or support agency


Experiencing one of the following barriers to participation in training:

  • Very low literacy, language and/or numeracy skills
  • Limited employability skills
  • Persistent and ongoing personal issues impacting on their education
  • Significant educational disadvantage, which impacts their ability to succeed in training

At the time of enrolment you will be asked to provide ID, Medicare number, USI, proof of Benefit and CRN (where applicable). Please note that you can be asked to provide evidence to support your eligibility at any time.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen and paper to class; all other resources will be provided in class.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • ICTICT107 Use personal productivity tools
  • BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
  • ICTICT103 Use, communicate and search securely on the internet
  • ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer
  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations