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Now’s the time to get online!

Do you need a hand with…

  • Internet banking
  • Social media
  • Using a smartphone or tablet
  • Connecting online with family/friends
  • Shopping online

Book in a free digital lesson!

Work at your own pace during a 1-hour, individual lesson with one of our trained mentors. You will also have plenty of time for questions.

When are the lessons available?

Tuesday & Thursday  |  3pm – 6pm 

Wednesday & Friday  |  9am – 3pm

Where are the lessons held?

Burnie Brae – 60 Kuran St, Chermside 4032

How do I book a lesson?

Phone 07 3624 2110

Email reception@burniebrae.org.au

(Office hours: weekdays 8am – 4pm)

Here are some examples of topics you may explore in your lessons:

  • Setting up & using your new device
  • Learning the basics of getting online
  • Being safe online
  • Communicating with family & friends who live far away
  • Finding new friends or old friends who share similar interests & hobbies
  • Keeping up-to-date with what’s happening in the community & around the world
  • Banking online
  • Interacting with myGov
  • Shopping online; safely & securely
  • Organising & backing up your files/photos

 

Digital devices we can assist with include:

  • Smartphones – iPhone, Android
  • Tablets – iPad, Android, Windows
  • Laptops: PC, MAC, Android
  • Smart devices: Alexa, Google Home, smartwatches, smart TVs
  • Wireless devices: Bluetooth speakers, in-car sound

Do you want to become a digital mentor?

If you’re interested in helping others stay connected, you may enjoy becoming a digital mentor! You don’t need to be a computer guru; you just need to love engaging with others and have an interest in helping people become more comfortable using technology.

If this sounds like you, join us for Burnie Brae Digital Mentor training.

What’s involved?

The program involves 2x three-hour training sessions; one at the Burnie Brae Centre and the other via Zoom. Once trained, you can use your new skills in a volunteer capacity at Burnie Brae or help you mentor family or friends.

 

Wednesday, 24 March | 9:30 – 12:30am

Burnie Brae Hall – 60 Kuran Street, Chermside

Thursday, 25 March | 9:30 – 11:30am

Zoom meeting

 

Interested in registering for digital mentor training in February 2021?

Email reception@burniebrae.org.au or phone 07 3624 2110.

Mentor Feedback

“The sessions were extremely user-friendly and non-threatening. You both presented your knowledge and information in a very professional manner.”

“I do appreciate the time you spent on the course I found it very informative and helpful, some of those tools I will be using for my own education.”

“It’s a great initiative and I’m looking forward to being able to assist with it in the future.”

“I know this year has been ‘messy’ but the future is there waiting.”