FREE IT COMPUTER TRAINING FOR TUVALU BUSINESSES
The following letter was sent by Gerard Wiebenga of
March 28, 2002
My name is Gerard, and I am an IT (computer teacher) from NSW Australia.
Our company TAFE Global (http://www.tafeglobal.com.au/)
is conducting IT computer
training for non government businesses in Tuvalu.
The training has been sponsored by AusAID
http://www.ausaid.gov.au/ and is free to
eligible business participants.
The types of computer training that are available to eligible businesses
This is a computerised accounting package that is excellent for small
If you are running a business and record your income, expenses and need to
invoices to your customers as well as your own bills, then you may be
attending the training for this software.
This training course also includes a free training manual providing step
instructions on using the software.
Introduction to computers using Windows
This course is for eligible businesses persons that can do basic typing
and can use
a mouse, but would like to lean the basics of using a range of facets
You will learn
How to get around Windows
Basic file management
Introduction to basic word processing
Introduction to basic excel spreadsheets.
Introduction to Microsoft Word
In this course you will learn.
To create a business letter head to suit your own business
Create templates that will make documentation easier to manage
Formatting your documents to make them look professional
Insert and use graphics and pictures
Create headers and footers
Use hyperlinks and much more.
In this course you will learn to create spreadsheets that will assist you
For examples of what you can learn in this course:
Develop a spreadsheet that performs the calculations and records the wages
Develop a spreadsheet that records and calculates currency conversation
A range of other spreadsheet applications for spreadsheets that will
Introduction to Windows file management
This is a foundation for all other courses. If you are not familiar with
explorer, then I suggest that you should enrol in this course.
You will learn:
How to use the Windows explorer
How to create folders,
Move, copy, delete, undelete, rename folders and files
Lean how to copy from floppy disks to your computer and transfer files
computer to floppy disks.
Use the recycle bin
Manage your computer files and settings.
Introduction to the Internet.
You will learn:
How the internet works.
Copying from the internet into a word document
Finding and researching information on the Internet using search engines
Advanced search techniques using search engines
Using email and attachments
What you need to do if you are interested in training
Remember that all training if free to eligible business clients only.
Please email me
firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know what course you would be
interested in. I will not have time to do all the above courses, only the
the highest demand and in the specified time that i have.
The training venue is yet to be determined but if you reply, I will keep
Places will be limited, and training will be conducted most probably in
from April 15th to April 19th.
If you are interested in computer training that is not listed above, then
me know what you may like to do. Perhaps you would like to learn how to
use MS Word?
Just let me know.
You must be able to use a computer.
Are you interested in a free on site visit for your business.?
I am also conducting free on site visits to eligible business clients.
I can assist you in developing an IT based solution for you business,
spreadsheet or database that will assist you in recording or resolving a
that you need help with.
I can also provide you with advice on the type of equipment and software
If you are experiencing a problem with your current IT system, computer or
I may be able to provide you with some guidance in having it fixed.
I am an IT trainer from TAFE NSW. www.tafensw.edu.au
I have been teaching IT & computerised accounting for 10 years.
I also have a background in IT network management and PC support.
I have a diploma in IT PC & Networking.
i have a degree in Electrical Engineering
I enjoy writing web pages, I love swimming, fishing, diving beach volley
I have just completed a similar project in Tonga, that was a huge success.
Thank you for your time.
I hope that I am able to meet some of you while im in Tuvalu.
I was able to obtain your email addresses from the telecom directory on
internet. So not many people have been advised of this training program. I
certainly appreciate it if you could inform others of this program.
I have posted a message at your ISP www.tuvalu.tv advising of the courses.
TAFE Global NSW Australia