GAIN DIGITAL COMPETENCY

In an interactive group environment

“Being shown step by step how to use some very useful apps. I was able to download and start using some immediately. I particularly liked the how-to videos and the wine label scanner -went home and checked out some of the wines in my cellar. ”

Attendee, Boroondara Library

How Can we help you?

Empowering You with Skills and Knowledge

Face to Face & Practical

ReadyTechGo's workshops are practical and enjoyable. Our expert trainers make sure they explain things using language you understand. Workshops are full of practical activities and exercises

Printed Notes

We don't expect you to remember everything! To make sure you can practise your learnings at home, all students are provided with handouts

Tips & Tricks

The best part about our workshops are the tips and tricks that we can show you! Shortcuts, cool features and general tips that youc an show off to your friends and family!

Trainers with Personality & No Mumbo Jumbo

Our workshop Trainers love "being on stage"! We know that you learn better when the teacher is passionate and the content is engaging. Absolutely no mumbo jumbo from us!

A Range of Workshop Topics

That are constantly evolving...

All about Apps!

With literally millions of apps to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. In ‘Get Appy’, we go through the basics of the App Store, how to search for an app based on interests, and how to use apps to streamline certain day-today activities and be more efficient!

All About Emails

We live in the world of Electronic Mail!

This workshop will help you understand:

  • Different email providers
  • Pros and Cons of choosing specific email providers
  • Comparison of email providers and what they offer
  • Email Storage and best practise (Filing)
  • Email etiquette
  • Sending and saving attachments
  • And many tips and tricks!

All About Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

This is AR & VR for the curious! Learn how your can travel in VR and not even leave home!

Augmented Reality apps and how they can change everyday life – use your phone to measure your room, even see that new lounge in place before you buy it!

Android Basics for Beginners

New or bamboozled by your Android smartphone? This session is focused on: Simplifying the home screen, setting up your contacts to make phone calls, and getting started on text messaging. This session is best suited for beginners who want to understand the fundamentals of their smartphone.

Apple Illustraiton

Your iPad is a great device for drawing and illustration. In this workshop we will cover:

  • Standard iPad vs iPad Pro
  • Using your finger Vs a stylus
  • Apple Pencil
  • Great apps to use
  • Illustration basics
  • And much more!

Beginners Guide to iPad

The iPad is a great device for getting your foot in the technology door. While they are user friendly, it’s always good to know where to start. This session will cover the basic functionality of an iPad, explain some common feature uses and lay the foundations for you to get to know your new iPad.

Buying a Computer or Device

Time to upgrade your device and unsure whether a laptop or tablet is best for you? Come along to this workshop and learn:

  • What to look out for when choosing a new device
  • Storage Options
  • Speed
  • Where to get the best prices
  • and much more!

The Cloud

“Cloud” is the new buzz word on the street, yet it’s so mysterious and confusing! In this workshop, we explain what “Cloud” is, and how and why you should use cloud services.

Create Photo Books

Want to turn your beautiful digital photos into a printed book? In this interactive workshop we describe some of the main websites available for creating photo books. Choose your preferred website to use in the workshop and we will assist you through the process of turning your digital photos into a photo book.

Creating Beautiful Designs

You don’t have to be a Graphic Designer to create beautiful designs!

In this interactive workshop, we show you how to use web based tools to create designs for things like:

  • Business Cards
  • Presentations
  • Flyers
  • Posters
  • And more!

Facebook 101

Social media is fast becoming the primary means of communicating with long-distance loved ones, and Facebook is a great place to start! This hands-on workshop will help you get set up for success in social media.

GarageBand for iPad or iPhone

Learn how to make your own music and ringtones all using Garageband on iPad – its an orchestra in a tablet!

Getting Started with Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program. In this workshop, we cover:

  • Creating new spreadsheets
  • Saving spreadsheets
  • Editing spreadsheets
  • Microsoft Excel Toolbars
  • Tips and Tricks

And much more

Getting Started with Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a powerful word processing program. In this workshop, we cover:

  • Creating new documents
  • Saving documents
  • Editing documents
  • Microsoft Word Toolbars
  • Formatting documents

And much more

The Gig Economy

Time to start your side hustle? With the rise of the gig economy (Meaning each individual piece of work being akin to an individual “gig”. Think Uber Drivers and delivery drivers), there are many opportunities to make money on the side.

From Uber driving to dog walking, being paid to test products or renting your home out, selling your craft or being a movie extra- there’s something out there for you to try!

Home Automation

Learn all about “the internet of things” – how you can control your aircon, home security and more just by using your device!

 

How to use MyGov and Banking Online

Time to go paperless and ready to tackle MyGov and Online Banking? This workshop will help you understand how to get started on these digital services, what you can do online with these services and staying safe.

Internet and Video Calls

The beauty of internet allows us to contact loved ones for free! Come along to this workshop and we will show you how!

We will cover:

  • Skype or Facetime
  • Finding contacts and getting started
  • How to contact loved ones for free using these apps

Intro to Macs

Your iMac or Macbook has been amazing features! Unlock the potential and discover what these devices are capable of

In this workshop, we look into:

  • Accessibility
  • Customising your Mac to suit you
  • What is the Dock?
  • What is Finder?
  • Apple Apps

Intro to Windows 10

Windows 10 is the newest version of Windows and it’s jam packed with features and improvements over other versions of Windows.

Managing Photos on Apple Mac

Time to get organized with your precious memories?
Focused on Apple Macbooks/iMac, this interactive workshop will cover:

  • Best practices for managing photos
  • Naming Photos
  • Organizing Photos
  • Creating Slideshows
  • Sharing photos

Managing Photos on Windows Computers

Time to get organized with your precious memories?
Focused on Windows laptops/computers, this interactive workshop will cover:

  • Best practices for managing photos
  • Naming Photos
  • Organizing Photos
  • Creating Slideshows

Sharing photos

Music Speaks

Music is a piece of art that goes in the ears straight to the heart…

In this workshop we go teach you how to access an online world of music for free, and how to convert physical CDs into digital tunes!

Office Tools and Productivity

Smartphones and Tablets are fantastic work tools, that can help you work on the go more efficiently.

In this workshop, you will discover a bundle of apps that help you save time, stay organised, and work from anywhere in the world.

Online Entertainment

Unlock a world of entrainment on your devices!

In this workshop we cover:

  • Catch up TV
  • Streaming movies, Tv shows and documentaries
  • Accessing music
  • Free vs Paid entainment

Online Shopping

Enjoy the benefits of online Shopping! Access shops all over the world right at your fingertips

Promote Yourself on Social Media

Get social on social media!

In this workshop, we introduce you to social media tools to help you promote yourself across social media channels. Learn about creating beautiful social media posts, hashtags, scheduling posts in advance, introduction to analytics and more!

Selling Household Goods Online

Time to declutter? Learn how to sell your household goods through online platforms and social media channels.

You’ll be surprised at how quick and simple it is to convert your household items into cash!

Smartphone Photography

Smartphones are a fabulous tool to capture precious moments. Let us show you what your devices are capable of!

Social Media

Get social on social media! We offer various Social Media workshops including: Facebook 101, Instagram, Promoting yourself on Social Media and more!

Stay Safe Online

As we now aside in a digital age, it can be hard to know the best ways to ensure that you keep your personal information secure. In this workshop, we go through some methods to ensure what is yours, stays yours.

Tips & Tricks – Apple

Apple devices have nanny hidden features.
In this workshop we uncover all the tips and tricks to help you get more out of your device.
How to lock notes with a password, how to undo functions and more! *Apple devices only

Tools for Writers

There are so many technology tools available that can help you write more effectively and efficiently. In this workshop, we introduce you to tools that allow you to write on the go, back up, collaborate, and introduce you to many more great applications!

Travel with Technology

In Travel with Technology we give you tips for taking your technology on holiday, how to use technology to make the most of your holiday and things to be aware of when you have your tech with you on your trip. Let us help you make your next holiday the best it can be, with our workshop on how to integrate tech into travel..

Work on The Go

Smartphones and Tablets are fantastic work tools, that can help you work on the go more efficiently.

In this workshop, you will discover a bundle of apps that help you save time, stay organised, and work from anywhere in the world.

YouTube Creator

Ever wanted to make your own YouTube channel? Curious about what to do and how to do it? Want to know how to earn $ with your movies?  Learn how in this workshop.

“ Thanks for providing such a high quality training sessions – I can tell you that the punters appreciate it ”

Claire, Community Outreach Library Officer

What Clients Say

Don't take our word for it, Here's what our clients think!

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Selena, South Yarra

"Please pass on to Kim who took the Windows 10 Richmond class how much we all enjoyed it. The Windows 10 course was so popular every single seat was taken. Kim gave us so much info. I had no idea what all those little icons on the bottom edge of screen meant – what is doable now amazes me."
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Brett Curnow

Melbourne, VIC
"Kim was the most patient and loveliest woman, and I could not have asked for a better trainer or training experience. Even my wife loved Kim! She adapted the training to suit my lifestyle and needs, and even helped me make a spreadsheet so I could track my savings for an upcoming boys weekend. I couldn't recommend Kim more"
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Judy Lay

Melbourne, VIC
"Matt was sensational as usual and I could not ask for more"
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Moya Dickson

"The best 2 hours I’ve spent with a computer person ever. Compared with the 15 minutes from my electrician this morning for just a bit less"
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Sally Buckner

Melbourne, VIC
'I was delighted with the service I received yesterday. Mr. Paul Andrews was punctual, polite and professional.'

Upcoming Workshops

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26
July
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Selling Household Goods Online
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Kew Library, Cotham Road and Civic Drive, Kew VIC 3101

Enjoy the benefits and convenience of selling online! From the comfort of your own home.

15
August
Travel
Travel with Technology
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Vermont South Library

In Travel with Technology we give you tips for taking your technology on holiday, how to use technology to make the most of your...

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