Training

The Kindergarten IT Program offers training that is focused on ICT needs of community kindergartens as well as on-boarding for some of the key Early Learning Division platforms provided by the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

Training webinars are now available

From late mid March we are offering webinars of our course Practical IT Skills – 602.

The courses offered:

Who can attend?

Teachers, staff and volunteers from community kindergartens throughout Victoria can attend our training. If you are unsure contact us to confirm your kindergarten is registered with the program.

When and where is it on?

Training will be offered via online webinars from March 17th to 31st. Times and dates are spread throughout the working week and day. Refer to our schedule below.

Schedule and enrolment

How to apply

Click on the ‘Enrol Now’ link next to the course you would like to attend and complete the online form. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar.

If the session is showing as Booked Out, please email info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au to be considered for the waiting list.

How to cancel

If you need to cancel your current training booking, please contact 1800 629 835 or email info@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

About the courses

Practical IT Skills – 602

Overview: The course is a basic introduction to troubleshooting a computer and performing practical IT tasks in a small office when you don’t have a technician nearby. The course is designed to support you in learning a simple problem solving approach to modern computing devices. The session covers a logical approach to fixing hardware, a simple approach to discovering solutions for your computer or device, common tasks relating to email and internet.

Duration: 2 hours.

Who is the course for?

  • Directors
  • Teachers
  • Assistants
  • Committee members

This course is for IT beginners who have basic computer skills and want to extend their ability to fix common issues. You may be seeking to expand your confidence in troubleshooting or are looking for solutions to common small office issues.

For other users, support is available through the use of online tips, user guides and the KITP helpdesk.

Topics:

  • Topic 1: Hardware troubleshooting
  • Topic 2: PC & device system settings
  • Topic 3: File management & backup
  • Topic 4: Email & Internet
  • Topic 5: Security

Pre-requisites

  • Use a keyboard to enter text
  • Interpret user manuals and help functions
  • Read and write basic workplace documents
  • Internet connection
  • PC, Mac or tablet with audio (camera/mic optional)
  • The sessions will be delivered on the Zoom video streaming platform. The link received in the booking confirmation email includes the option to download the Zoom app. Further guidance on attending Zoom webinars can be found here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115004954946

Tell us what your training needs are

We are seeking expressions of interest from Victorian early learning staff. What kinds of ICT training do you need? What technology training would your colleagues’ benefit from? Please Email your ideas and suggestions.