Be Connected classes are Free
Get Started with Be Connected – call 0478219220 leave a message and our roster officer will get back to you
Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. We have online learning resources as well as a Network of community partners – the Be Connected Network – who offer support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence. Find a local place for friendly help and advice, or join the Network to help others.
Be Connected format – At Club Lambton, the class will start with a presentation followed by small group help. Often there are enough tutors for one-on-one help. You will be helped to join the Be Connected network and start learning. There are many subjects that will help you with your understanding and skills with computers and smartphones. The topic library covers everything from absolute basics including getting online, Apple devices, Android devices, Windows, all about Apps and much more.
ComputerPals will help your free registration with Be Connected and provide guidance in the free online learning. All venues have tutors who can help you with Be Connected and other questions you may have.
Helpful apps for your smart device
Apps, or applications, are not just for fun – many can help us in our daily lives.
- 9 May 3 – 4 pm [AEST]
- 6 August 10 – 11 am [AEST]
to find out about apps that you may find useful, learn where to find them and how to manage them, so you can use them with confidence.
How to use government websites
Join this 1-hour presentation to learn
- Which government websites might benefit you
- How to set up a MyGov account
- How to link other government services to your MyGov account
- How to keep your personal details safe and secure
- 22 February 10 – 11am [AEST]
- 11 July 3 – 4pm [AEST]
- 19 September 10 – 11am [AEST]
Protect yourself against scams
Being aware of scammers is one of the important steps towards avoiding them. Once you know their tricks, you’re more likely to be able to spot a scam.
In this popular presentation learn how to protect your personal information from scammers, how to safely make friends online and where to go if you need help.
- 21 March 3 – 4pm [AEST]
- 21 May 10 – 11am [AEDT]
- 20 August 3 – 4pm [AEST]
- 26 November 10 – 11am [AEDT]
Protect yourself after a data breach
Read our new article, Data breaches: what to do and how to protect yourself against scams, to discover trusted and reliable sources of information that offer advice on the steps you can take to mitigate the risk of scams and identity theft.