Course Catalog

Conquered IT delivers a wide range of course spanning many topics of interest. The full list of courses is detailed below (with estimated durations for just watching each presentation with no interaction or questions):

The Absolute Basics – New to computers? This is the perfect place to start. Learn the essentials of using a computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone, and find out about the internet, web browsers, web addresses and search engines. There are 5 course components (Total: 99min) including:
– What is a Computer (21min),
– What is a Laptop (17min),
– What is a Tablet (21min),
– What is a Smartphone (17min), and
– What is the Internet (23min)?
Getting to Know Your Device – This topic will teach you the basic functions of a keyboard, mouse and computer, including how to change settings and manage your files. There are 4 course components (Total: 79min) including:
– Using a Keyboard (12min),
– Using a Mouse (17min),
– Using a Touchscreen (20min), and
– Using a Computer (30min).
Getting Started Online – Navigating the online world can be a little tricky at first, but this topic will teach you some essential skills to help you get started online. There are 5 course components (Total: 105min) including:
– Using the Internet (14min),
– Using Online Forms (18min),
– Using Email (29min),
– Using Search Engines (21min), and
– Introduction to Internet Safety (23min).
Safety First – Discover some of the essentials of cyber safety like how to create and remember strong passwords, spot common scams like phishing scams, safely download documents including PDF files, as well as run antivirus software. There are 5 course components (Total: 89min) including:
– Safe Passwords (21min),
– Paying Safely Online (14min),
– Avoiding Scams and Tricks (16min),
– Downloading and Saving Documents (23min), and
– Getting Scam Safety Help & Support (15min).
More Online Skills – Find out how a digital camera works and how to access radio and TV online with catch-up services like ABC iView and SBS OnDemand. There are 2 course components (Total: 33min) including:
– Using a Digital Camera (18min), and
– Watching & Listening Online (25min).
Connecting to Others – Need a helping hand with video calls? Find out how to get set up from your smartphone, tablet or computer. There are 4 course components (Total: 91min) including:
– Getting Setup for Video Calling (20min),
– How to Use Skype (15min),
– How to Use WhatsApp (15min), and
– How to Use Zoom (41min).
All About Data – Everything you need to know about data: what it is, the difference between home internet and mobile data, how to switch to Wi-Fi on your mobile, plus tips to help you save money when at home or away. There are 5 course components (Total: 161min) including:
– What is Data? (20min)
– Choosing a Data Plan (25min),
– Managing your Data (23min),
– Home Data vs Mobile Data (26min), and
– Going Overseas (67min).
Wi-Fi and Mobile Networks – How do you set up a Wi-Fi network to use the internet at home? Is it safe to connect to public Wi-Fi? What is the nbn and what do you need to know when looking for a new nbn plan? We answer these questions and more in these courses. There are 4 course components (Total: 151min) including:
– What is Wi-Fi ? (36min)
– Home Networks (51min),
– Wi-Fi on the Go (35min), and
– Mobile Networks (29min).
Online Hobbies – Time for a bit of fun. Learn how you can build your family tree, travel to places far and wide without leaving your chair, and how to create your very own blog to share your experiences and knowledge. There are 5 course components (Total: 222min) including:
– Researching Family History (48min),
– Exploring Google Earth (55min),
– Google Earth – more than a Map (46min),
– Beyond Google Earth (33min), and
– Blogs & Online Journals (40min).
All About Apps – This topic takes you into the world of apps, or Applications, the little amazing programs that can help you do almost anything. Find out what apps are and how to find them using the App Store and Google Play Store. There are 4 course components (Total: 119min) including:
– What is an App? (31min),
– Getting Apps (34min),
– Managing and Deleting Apps (28min), and
– App Tips and Tricks (26min).
Android Phones – This topic shows you how to set up and customise your new or pre-owned Android phone, and do more with it like take and edit photos, block nuisance callers, set your phone number to private, save files and listen to podcasts. There are 2 course components (Total: 162min) including:
– Getting Started with your Android Phone (9 topics totalling 105min), and
– Doing More with your Android Phone (4 topics totalling 57min).
Android Tablets – This topic shows you how to set up and customise your new or pre-owned Android tablet, and do more with it like take and edit photos, block nuisance callers, as well as save files and listen to podcasts. There are 2 course components (Total: 162min) including:
– Getting Started with your Android Tablet (9 topics totalling 105min), and
– Doing More with your Android Tablet (4 topics totalling 57min).
Windows Desktop Computers – Set up and personalise your Windows computer (or PC) with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about. There are 9 course components (Total: 185min) including:
– an Interactive Guide (5min),
– Preparing to Setup your Pre-Owned PC (60min),
– Setting Up your New PC (20min),
– Security & Privacy (15min),
– Accessibility (17min),
– Customising System Settings (20min),
– Managing Files (15min),
– Managing Attachments (15min), and
– Managing Storage (18min).
Windows Laptop Computers – Set up and personalise your Windows laptop with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about. There are 9 course components (Total: 185min) including:
– an Interactive Guide (5min),
– Preparing to Setup your Pre-Owned Laptop (60min),
– Setting Up your New Laptop (20min),
– Security & Privacy (15min),
– Accessibility (17min),
– Customising System Settings (20min),
– Managing Files (15min),
– Managing Attachments (15min), and
– Managing Storage (18min).
Introduction to myGov – Find out how myGov can make managing your online government services easy and convenient. We show you, step-by-step, how to set up and use your own myGov account safely, link your Medicare and other government services to your myGov, how to claim medical expenses and control who sees your My Health Record information. There are 5 course components (Total: 157min) including:
– All About myGov (25min),
– Setting up myGov (37min),
– Linking Services in myGov (25min),
– Claiming Medicare with myGov (45min), and
– My Heath Record & myGov (25min).
Introduction to Internet Banking – Internet banking offers you the convenience of accessing your money at any time. We have our very own pretend bank, Squirrel Bank, where you can practise key online banking tasks like paying bills, transferring money and checking your balance. This course covers Online Banking using a Laptop or computer. There are 3 course components (Total: 78min) including:
– Setting Up Online Banking (18min),
– Online Banking Basics Practice Area (29min), and
– Managing Payments Online Practice Area (31min).
Introduction to Mobile Banking – Mobile banking offers you the convenience of accessing your money at any time from your internet connected smartphone or tablet. We have our very own pretend bank, Squirrel Bank, where you can practise key online banking tasks like paying bills, transferring money and checking your balance. This course covers Mobile Banking using a Smartphone/ Tablet. There are 4 course components (Total: 102min) including:
– Getting Started with Mobile Banking (26min),
– Setting Up Mobile Banking (20min),
– Mobile Banking Basics Practice Area (28min), and
– Managing Funds with Mobile Banking Practice Area (28min).
Introduction to Online Buying & Selling – Learn how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. We also show you how to set up a PayPal account to pay for things online securely and how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online. There are 4 course components (Total: 108min) including:
– An Overview to Buying & Selling Online (15min),
– How to Pay Online (31min),
– How to Buy Online Using eBay (31min), and
– How to Sell Online Using eBay (31min).
Social Media Apps – Explore the world of social media with the big names like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. We take an in-depth look at how you can safely create your own account in each of these platforms before going on to discover how you can find content of interest to you. You’ll also learn about some common social media scams and how you can protect yourself against them. There are 6 course components (Total: 206min) including:
– an Introduction to Social Media (22min),
– Introduction to Facebook (19min),
– Using Facebook (51min),
– Introduction to Instagram (41min),
– Introduction to Pinterest (34min), and
– Introduction to Twitter (39min).
Introduction to Smart Homes – Ever wondered how technology can help you with your day-to-day tasks? This course explores the benefits of smart homes. Learn how to safely set up a smart speaker by training it to recognise your voice, how you can use a smart TV to watch catch-up TV or display your photo galleries and how you can use the cloud to save and back up your important photos and documents. There are 7 course components (Total: 188min) including:
– What is Smart Home Technology? (33min),
– How to Setup Smart Home technology (29min),
– Using a Voice Assistant (26min),
– Using Smart Home Devices (28min),
– Using Smart TVs (27min),
– What is the Cloud? (24min), and
– The Cloud and You (21min).
Using the Cloud – Explore the benefits of the cloud and how it can be used to back up and share photos and other important documents from your computer or mobile device. You’ll learn how to use the cloud and Google Maps to locate your devices and share your location with close family and friends. There are 3 course components (Total: 43min) including:
– Sharing Your Photos & Your Location on a Computer/ Laptop (15min),
– Cloud Backup & Photo Sharing on an Android Phone/ Tablet (13min), and
– Cloud Location Services on an Android Phone (15min).