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Enrolment

Payments

Enrolment

Payments

Next Enrolment Day in 2017

will be on

Friday 3rd November 

between 9:30am & 11:30am

when you will be able to call in and inspect our premises, enrol for Courses, join the club and pay Membership. 

Enrol now for courses in Term 4, 2017 (9th October - 7th December)
Notes are provided for all courses except Q & A

Term 4 is still a work in progress with some blank spaces for classes you might want to do (contact us and let us know). Courses that are currently available can be found here


Phone 02 4961 6576 (during business hours M - F)

or email us at contact@computerpals.org.au

 


MEMBERSHIP

Want To Join? - For a Membership form, click HERE, print it, complete it and send or deliver it to us. Cash payments cannot be made to tutors - payments are only made to the Treasurer by mail, through the bank or online banking or at Enrolment Days. For more information go to the 'Payments' tab above and follow the instructions regarding payment (see note below).

Course information is available on the 'Courses/Timetables' tab above.

You must be a Financial Member to enrol  in classes. 

Membership is from 1 July to 30 June.


Who Provides Our Training?

Tutoring is provided by a band of volunteers, prepared to share their knowledge and give their time, so that we can provide training at minimum cost. Being a member of ASCCA ( Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association ), we have access to ASCCA's resources and links to other Seniors' Computing Clubs throughout Australia. If you would like to become involved as a tutor, or if you know someone who has the skills but is not yet a member, please contact our Tutor Co-ordinator.



WHERE DO YOU FIND OUR CLUB?

15 Hubbard St, Islington NSW 2296 (in the building below - right next door to the Islington Public School - our old location). Easy for you to find.


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NRMA report predicts autonomous cars in Australia by 2025

This is a subject away from our normal focus on computers but it is a matter that will impact on all of us as time progresses. Some of you may not get communications from the NRMA so I've included a link to their website for your information and education. It makes interesting reading. 

https://www.mynrma.com.au/community/news-and-media-centre/autonomous-cars-in-australia-by-2025


2017 Conference Banner

The 19th ASCCA Computer Conference 2017 will be held on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November 2017 at Rydges World Square Hotel, Pitt St, Sydney.

Be sure to put it in your diary. Some fantastic speakers have already been booked. 

For more information go to http://www.ascca.org.au/index.php/69-uncategorised/294-2017-conference-title-page


ComputerPals Mission

Our mission is to educate seniors in the use of computers and other technology as a way of enriching their lives and making them more self-reliant. We bridge the generation gap and assist seniors to find ways to benefit the community through their collective experience and knowledge.


ComputerPals Training Courses, Special Interest Groups, and Social Activities

Classes are conducted on Tuesday - Thursdays in school terms. They are generally of one and a half hours (sometimes over 5 weeks, or 3 hour courses, one-off courses may also occasionally run on Fridays. Every Monday morning is a closed session devoted to equipment maintenance. Monday afternoons host meetings of Committee, "Train the Trainer" sessions and our Special Interest Groups(see the calendar link [above] for actual times and dates) - DigiPals (Digital Photography), WriterPals (Creative Writing), and MemoryPals (preserve your memories).

TabPals (tablets and phones) meet on a Friday(Apple iPads/iPhones at 11am; and Android system Tablets/phones at 1pm.

As well as our computing sessions and meetings, we arrange Social Outings (approximately one per month) and free (once a Term) Morning Teas (which is also a General Meeting) with excellent Guest Speakers for our members and guests. We have developed training courses for our Senior Citizens so that they can learn about computers and technology without feeling under pressure to keep up with the "youngsters". Membership is open to Novocastrian residents over the age of 55 years, as well as residents of nearby Local Council areas.


 


PO Box 73 Broadmeadow 2292 Ph 4961 6576

Location: 15 Hubbard Street - ISLINGTON - NSW 2296

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