Seniors- Understanding your Computer Files and Folders - Northern Beaches Community College

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Seniors- Understanding your Computer Files and Folders

Create a filing system for your computer that is easy to work with and makes sense to you. Work with text files and image files, understand the hierarchy and “path” as you look at folders and sub-folders and different drives. In this course, students will learn how to create folders, move, copy, select, rename and delete files and folders. They also learn about the recycle bin, and how to copy files to a USB.

This course is suitable for users of Windows computers only. Not suitable for Mac users.


  • Create a simple filing system to store your files, photos and music
  • Learn how to use a USB flash drive
  • Learn about transferring your photos from your digital camera onto your computer

Please Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • USB flash drive (around 4GB) Smartphone and Smartphone cable

When enrolling in this section you must quote your NSW Seniors card or Pension number to receive the discounted rate. There are no further concessions on these courses. Under 60’s can attend at the full price.
Pre-requisite Knowledge of Microsoft Windows

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Trainer gave an excellent presentation.
  • Good teacher and course well organised with excellent notes
  • Trainer was excellent and presentation overall, good.
  • Gabrielle is a great instructor and she was able to help each person attending the course with whatever area they needed knowledge and/or assistance.
  • Trainer very atuned and responsive to class needs and able to tailor teaching to my requirements . Very relaxed non threatening environment which facilitated my learning.
  • A very good course. Laurel Trim terrific.
  • Very well presented by top tutor.
  • I got a lot of new information regarding photos & storage. Laurel was so knowledgeable & conveyed the information clearly & with patience. I would like to come to other sessions. 4 hours was just right. I would like to come to other short courses. Thank you.
  • Gabrielle was very patient and helpful to the 4 of us in the class and gave us other related info all of which made sense as I am not that "Tech Savvy". A very personable teacher. Thank you.
  • Good paced class and non- threatening learning environment no matter what your level of computer skill.

Contact us

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William Street,
Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113