Computer Skills for Work

In today’s growing digital world, having computer skills is vitally important for success. Whether you are applying for a job, managing your finances online, or connecting with loved ones through social media, the ability to navigate the many tools and interfaces of today’s digital landscape is key.

Computer Skills for Work

Learn the computer skills you need for the workplace.

To help you develop these essential skills, we are proud to offer a free computer skills training course. This comprehensive program will give you all the knowledge and tools you need to confidently tackle everything from word processing and spreadsheet applications to emailing and submitting online job applications.

What can I learn?

Computer Skills for Work is a free course that allows you to develop your digital skills to help you find work or go on further study. The course aims to teach you new skills like how to:

Gain confidence with new technology

Use computers and tablet devices

Operate Microsoft programs

Prepare documents and professional résumé

Navigate various job search websites

Develop research and PowerPoint presentation skills

Build on your literacy and numeracy skills

Course Details:

Cost: Free with referral

Levels: Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes are available

Referral: Participants can be referred from one of the following agencies to the SEE Program to attend this course:

  • Workforce Australia
  • Disability Employment Services (DES) 
  • Transition to Work (TTW) 
  • ParentsNext (PN) 

If you are not on income support, you may be eligible for the SEE Program. Contact Centacare for more information.

Course delivery locations:

Enrol with Centacare to learn computer skills for work

Whether you are an experienced computer user wanting to learn how you can seek employment or need a little help with the basics, at Centacare, our doors are open to people from all backgrounds. For all course enquiries, please submit a form below or chat with our friendly team at (08) 9482 7000.

For more information or to refer, please contact us today.

Free Computer Skills Course FAQs

The computer skills course runs for 11 weeks, two/three days a week. However, the days may vary depending on which one of our locations you attend.

If you are not from a referring agency, we still welcome your application to our 11-week computer skills course. Get in contact with our team by submitting an enquiry online or by calling (08) 9482 7000.

No, each of our classrooms has enough computers for everyone to ensure students can learn at their own pace.

These days, most job applications are completed online. Therefore, having the basic computer skills down packed, is essential. This includes tasks such as using the internet to search for jobs as well as using software to prepare documents such as resumes and cover letters This course will also help teach you the basics for work such as using Microsoft Outlook for work emails or using Microsoft Excel for working with numbers, data and budgets.

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is an Australian Government funded initiative that provides eligible job seekers with the opportunity to gain skills and/or start further study in qualifications that will help them participate in the workforce. Centacare runs this course in various locations across the Perth metro area. Contact us to learn more about the program.

Information for referring agencies:

Computer Skills for Work is part of the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program and is open to job seekers aged 15+.

The course allows participants to develop their digital literacy skills to help prepare them for employment. Participants will learn skills specifically required for the workplace and can study towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification.

To refer a participant to this course, please contact the SEE Admin Team on (08) 9482 7028 or

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. 

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