So you’ve set yourself up with a new desktop, laptop or iDevice (iPad or Tablet). You’ve turned it on and the Home-Screen that the kids set up for you stares blankly back at you. Now, what did the kids say to do to get this thing started?

Yep, it can be frustrating for those of us who weren’t born into the technology generation.

Don’t Panic! Help is at hand.

If you’ve found your way to this website, you’re half-way there.

Luckily the Government has recognised that the demographic that makes up a large percentage of the population – yes – that would be us up here on the hill – might need a little help. So they’ve set up a website to help us out.

Following this link will show you how to get connected through Be Connected.

There are heaps of online courses that will take you from basics to expert in no time.

All you need to do is Sign Up – and start learning.

When you click on the Sign Up link here, this is what you will see on the next page.

You will need to create an account first, and then you will have access to all the courses on the Be Connected website.

And there are heaps!

Oh, and you can put your wallet away – you won’t be needing it for this site.

This is where the fun begins!

When you click on the ‘

This is where you describe your journey with technology.

Are you a:

  • novice
  • not bad
  • genius

By describing your skills as accurately as possible, the most appropriate course(s) will be selected for you.

If you are confident enough, or just want to ‘feel’ your way around, jump in and select any courses that tweak your interest. There are no time-limits with this online learning space. You can take as long as you like.

Check out the Library of available courses. If you can’t find something here that interests you, you aren’t looking hard enough.

And just in case you forget where you’re up to in any of the courses, there’s a tab to help you.

Can’t find you glasses?

Don’t worry. Just make the text bigger….

Be Connected will get you connected!

Have fun!

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