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Living in Rural and Remote Areas

Online Education

The Distance Education Centre Victoria (DECV) is a Victorian Government F-12 School.

They are the leading provider of primary and secondary distance education for Victorian students.

You will find them here


Telstra's Connected Seniors 


Available training, easy to follow self-teach videos, worksheets and other training content

Everyone can benefit from being online and connected no matter where they live, how old they are or where their interests lie.

The learning packages are designed to support you with the information you need to get online and learn at your own pace.

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Learn how to use mobile phone and tablet devices to keep in touch wherever you are.

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Enjoy all the benefits of being on the Internet.

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Enjoy social networking with family and friends around the world and stay safe online.

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Basic Online Skills eLearning Solutions provide a short, easy-to-master, web based course on basic online skills. The goal is to give you a solid foundation. Once you have understood these basics, you will have a clear understanding on which to build your future knowledge of and skill with computers and the Internet.

This course is divided into four separate modules: Computer Skills; E-Mail Skills; Word Processing Skills and Web Skills. Each module is self-paced and includes review questions so you can check how much you have learned.



Intel Learn Easy Steps Program

Intel Learn Easy Steps Program is a basic technology literacy education program for adult learners and youth with little or no experience with computers.

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Intel Learn Easy Steps Basic Online Computer Program

Your Learn Local has basic to advanced computer classes and many can help you with online courses as well. Intel have a basic online computer course here. Many Learn Locals offer Intel certificate courses and can assist you further. Just enquire so as we can help you. Call Haddon Community Learning Centre as Joan is a senior Intel Trainer and she can assist you. 03 5342 7050.







 On the Land 

The Farmer Health website provides information on research, education, and service delivery to improve the health, safety and well-being of farm men and women, farm workers, their families and communities across Australia. 

The Centre is a partnership between Western District Health Service and Deakin University and is based in Hamilton, Victoria and is the website for the National Centre for Farmer Health(NCFH).

The Farmer Health website’s key objective is to increase knowledge transfer across the target groups of farmers, rural professionals, academics and students.



Rural Skills Australia

Rural Skills Australia provides advice and assistance on rural and related skills and training to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and its affiliated membership, Australian Apprenticeship Centres, Job Services Australia members, registered training organisations (RTOs) and Group Training Organisations

The Rural Career Guide is a combined resource for students and job seekers, new entrants to the industry, parents and educators, counsellors and employers. It features career descriptions, interactive displays, education and training options to highlight career pathways in rural and related industries.

Get your Rural Career Guide by clicking here.