Tips for Staying Safe Online St George & Sutherland Community College

Tips for Staying Safe Online

This course is specifically designed for people who did not grow up with the Internet, or who might find it scary or unsafe. Starting from the very basics, this course will decode internet jargon such as “the web” and “hyperlinks”, have you surfing the “net” with ease, and convince you the internet really is a safe place to play. You must have basics computer skills to do this course.

This is a beginner’s course. No prior knowledge is required. This course is held in a computer lab.

In this course you will learn:

  • What you need in order to defend your computer
  • How to guard email and other accounts with strong passwords
  • How to use email more safely
  • How to try and spot the signs of fraud
  • How to browse more safely and identify the signs of a secure web page

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.