Do You Need A Hand To Get Started Online
U3A Ringwood is a partner of the Federal Government’s Be Connected program and offers FREE basic computer classes. You do not need to be a U3A Ringwood member to sign up for our Be Connected courses. However you do need to be aged over 49 years old.
Please click on the blue button below to download the Be Connected application form.
Our free Be Connected courses run on Wednesdays (during school terms excluding holidays) from Noon to 1:00PM. Please call the class leader on 0400 443 460 to book a place. You cannot book a place using our online system unless you are a member of U3A Ringwood.
Class participants will receive mentoring on topics such as:
Getting to know your device
Connecting to others
ISPs, Wi-Fi networks and mobile networks
Downloading and using apps on your smartphones and tablets
Using online shopping and banking
Using social media
Looking up information such as news, weather, recipes, price comparisons, etc
And much more
You can bring your own device to the new classes or use our Win11 laptops and Android/Apple tablets.
The classes are not just for novices – they are ideal refresher courses and can be done at home or at U3A Ringwood.