Digital Literacy for Life

Digital Literacy for Life courses are designed to help learners understand the basics of technology, including different digital devices, their functionality and the ways people can use these devices to connect with others and access services over the Internet. The program supports learners to gain digital skills through practical and applied learning activities. Each module provides opportunities for learners to participate in individual, small group or whole class activities, helping them build confidence and develop their skills.  

Digital Literacy is offered in two levels.

What will you learn?

Level 1

  • Using your smartphone
  • Using SMS
  • Connecting and working safely 
  • Navigating the internet 
  • Using email 
  • Using social media 
  • Using apps and software 
  • Everyday technology 
  • Staying safe online

Level 2

  • Building email skills
  • Creating in Word
  • Finding information online
  • Being social
  • Managing information 
  • Connecting to devices
  • Day to day technology
  • Being safe and secure
  • New online experiences 

This is a Learn Local endorsed course, supported by the Victorian Government. 

How will I learn?

  • Face to face learning

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Wednesday  09:30 AM - 03:00 PM

Thursday 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM

Friday  09:30 AM - 03:00 PM



Applicants must be 18 years of age and above; Applicants must reside in Victoria; ACSF PLB - 1; Australian citizens or permanent residents, asylum seekers referred by JVES

Course duration

30 hours in total over 5 weeks

Course Timing

Register for waitlist



Applicants may be eligible for government subsidised training if they meet Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent visa holder requirements. If eligible no tuition fees apply. 

 Click here for more information on applicable fees or contact AMES Australia to check your eligibility for a concession fee

How to Enrol

Enquire to find out:

  • more information about this course
  • your eligibility
  • cost

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

Register Interest


This course can be taken under the Government Subsidised Funding Programs below: