Computer Skills for Today

The LEF Computer Skills for Today (CST) program is designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge you need to comfortably operate in the digital world.

The CST program caters to newcomers, seniors aged 65 and above, as well as those lacking access to hardware, software, or the internet. Individuals who do not primarily speak English or French at home and those struggling to keep up with technological advancements will find valuable support within this program.

  • Understanding the Basics of Your Computer (101)

  • Introduction to Mobile Devices (101)

  • Email Communication Essentials (101)

  • Internet Fundamentals, Secure Navigation, and Effective Searching

  • Efficient Completion of Daily Online Tasks

  • Safe Online Banking and Making Purchases

  • Mastery of Video Conferencing and Online Communication Tools

  • Strategies to Avoid and Safeguard Against Online Scams

  • Navigating Canadian Government Websites

The LEF Computer Skills for Today (CST)

Whether you’re learning computer skills for enjoyment or for more professional purposes, the CST program is structured to address a diverse range of needs, with flexible features and an adaptable curriculum. 

 

The CST program caters to newcomers, seniors aged 65 and above, as well as those lacking access to hardware, software, or the internet. Individuals who do not primarily speak English or French at home and those struggling to keep up with technological advancements will find valuable support within this program.

Participants will delve into fundamental areas of digital literacy, including:

What you’ll learn

·  Understanding the Basics of Your Computer (101)

·   Introduction to Mobile Devices (101)

·   Internet Fundamentals, Secure Navigation, and Effective Searching

·   Email Communication Essentials (101)

·   Efficient Completion of Daily Online Tasks

·   Safe Online Banking and Making Purchases

·   Mastery of Video Conferencing and Online Communication Tools

·   Strategies to Avoid and Safeguard Against Online Scams

The CST program offers both in-person and online instruction, ensuring flexibility to accommodate different schedules. 

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