Castle Hill Senior Citizens Club

FREE Computer / IT Training Day
Monday 28th June 2021, 9:30am to 3:30pm

The training will be presented by Peter O’Farrell from Conquered IT, a Network Partner of the Federal Government’s Be Connected Program which is aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians. If this day is successful the club could run other courses from Times are approximate and may vary depending on questions and digressions.

9:30am – Registration and Introductions

10:00am – Being Safe Online (“Introduction to Internet Safety”)
• Computer security
• Use of personal data
• Secure online payment
• Child safety online

11:00am – Avoiding Scams (“Avoiding Scams and Tricks”)
• The phishing scam
• The unexpected money scam
• Money for nothing scams

Lunch Break 12:00pm to 1:00pm (BYO lunch)

1:00pm – Shopping Online Safely Part 1 – (“Buying & Selling Online Overview”)
• What are online shopping websites?
• Where can I buy and sell online?
• Other online shopping options

2:00pm – Shopping Online Safely Part 2 – (“How to Pay Online”)
• Ways to pay for goods online
• Pros and cons of PayPal
• Setting up a PayPal account
• Understanding extra costs
• Protecting your credit or debit card

Wrap up and close