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Free Digital Skills Training for Job-Seekers and Businesses

Posted:
Monday 22 Oct 2018
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In November and December, the City of Marion will be running a series of free digital skills workshops at the Cove Civic Centre to support job-seekers and businesses in the use of technology.

These workshops are being run as part of the  Digital Springboard program - a national initiative lead by Infoxchange and Google. The workshops provide an introduction to essential digital skills for job seekers and business operators. These include building a CV, writing a cover letter, understanding email, starting with spreadsheets, developing a social media strategy and understanding data.

Book a Digital Springboard session today

If you or someone you know could use an introduction to any of these digital skills, use the links below to register online or call 8375 6755.

Build a CV 
If you’re looking for a new job or just want to give your CV a quick refresh, this course is for you. We’ll cover the key components of a great CV and share tips for making yours stand out from the crowd using digital tools.

  • Wednesday 7 November 10:30am - 12noon OR
  • Friday 9 November 1:30pm - 3:00pm

To book, register online or call 8375 6755

Write a Cover Letter
This course shows you how to write a great cover letter – but with a digital edge. Get best practice tips for writing a cover letter when you’re applying for a job and learn about some of the digital tools that will help.

  • Wednesday 14 November 10:30am - 12noon OR
  • Friday 16 November 1:30pm - 3:00pm

To book, register online or call 8375 6755

Introduction to Email
If you’re new to email and want to start using it in a personal or professional context, this course is for you. Learn email basics, including adding attachments, using signatures, changing settings and creating out of office replies.

  • Wednesday 28 November 10:30am - 12noon OR
  • Friday 30 November 1:30pm - 3:00pm

To book, register online or call 8375 6755

Spreadsheets for Beginners
If you’ve ever wondered what spreadsheets are, how they work and different ways you can use them, this course is for you. We’ll walk you through some of the most common spreadsheet tasks like formatting, using templates and sharing.

  • Wednesday 5 December 10:30am - 12noon OR
  • Friday 7 December 1:30pm - 3:00pm

To book, register online or call 8375 6755

Answering Questions with Data
Learn how to effectively collect and make sense of online data about your business to help you drive business growth.

  • Wednesday 21 November 10:30am - 12noon

To book, register online or call 8375 6755

Social Media Strategy
Learn how you can harness social media to help your business grow. We’ll share our five steps to building an effective social media strategy and measuring its success.

  • Wednesday 12 December 10:30am - 12noon

To book, register online or call 8375 6755