Let's Get Technical

Technology training for seniors

Would you like to learn more about technology, and how to use it?

Then the Let’s Get Technical Service may be for you! This service consists of face-to-face training sessions where we first identify your goals and then deliver flexible training sessions based on your own pace and learning style.

We can train you in anything you are interested in! No matter if you are a technology starter or more experienced. We are there to assist you in achieving your personal goals and building your digital capacity. The best part? You can be assured that our Technical Support Officers are very patient, and no question is too much! This training is all about you and your individual goals and needs in building more confidence in technology!

Places are limited!

To learn more or express your interest

Do you want to use technology, but don’t know where to start?

Or are you feeling left behind with all the new tech and want to get back to speed?

Maybe you have personal goals that we can assist you in achieving? Like eventually using that tablet or smartphone that is waiting in your drawer?

Here are some of the many things
you can learn during Let’s Get Technical:

  • Get to know the basics of your device
  • Learn more about internet safety and how to stay safe
  • Know how to share your images and videos with your family and friends
  • Learn how to use email, messages, or social media
  • Become more confident in using online government services
  • Learn how to use safe online banking
  • Know how to get entertained online through platforms like YouTube or Netflix

plus, so much more!

Who's eligible &
what's the cost?

  • to be eligible, participants need to be 65+ years, or 50+ years old if of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin, and have an own device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer)
  • this service is funded by the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), Home Care Packages (HCP), and Short Term Restorative Care (STRC) program. The cost may vary on funding type – please call our friendly team for more information.

What's included?

  • up to 10 face-to-face visits from a Technical Support Officer in the comfort of your home
  • a tailored program based on your personal learning goals
  • a welcome kit that includes a notepad, pens, and a stylus (among other goodies!)
  • access to 19 learning workbooks, which are yours to keep to further support your learning

How long does Let’s Get Technical go for?

There are up to 10 sessions with your Technical Support Officer (TSO) that go for an hour each. You will schedule the sessions with your TSO, so it fits best to your learning pace and daily schedule! You could decide to have one session per week, every two weeks or even multiple times a week – see how you go, and you can always adjust!

Joyce holding a tablet

Joyce, 87
challenged the status quo
and loves it!

From fear of technology to admiration.

Find out how Joyce became more confident with technology for as little as $10 per session.

Read Joyce's story

Robert holding his Let's Get Technical certificate

Robert, 87

Let’s Get Technical has been a really big help.

My Technical Support Officer’s patience and knowledge is unbelievable! Not many people have the patience to tell you twice. The second time it sticks, and you remember it.

Places are limited!

To learn more or express your interest, call us on 1300 763 583 or fill out the form below and our friendly team will be in touch with you.

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