MacBook Skills for Beginners

MacBook Skills for Beginners

Make the most out of your MacBook


New to MacBooks and feeling overwhelmed? Join us and learn the basics of using a MacBook.

Our expert instructor will guide you through everything from setting up your device to navigating the operating system and using built-in apps.

You'll learn how to customize your settings, manage files and folders, connect to Wi-Fi, and much more Get practical experience and become a Mac pro!

Course Overview 

Around your Mac 

  • Explaining ports and buttons (USB-C, Thunderbolt etc.)
  • Software
  • Explore Apps, preferences, updates, security and more!
  • differences between Windows/Mac

Understanding iCloud and Apple Mail

  • What is iCloud?
  • Is it right for me?
  • Understanding your iCloud options
  • Setting up and using iCloud
  • Common issues and how to solve them.
  • Using Apple Mail to send and receive mail and create contacts, deal with spam mail, add and read attachments

Customising your Mac to suit you

  • Organising your files and folders
  • Explore apps, preferences, updates, security and more!
  • Seamless connections with your iPad and/or iPhone
  • Tips and tricks

This fun, short and engaging course will help you make the most out of your Mac computer.

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What you will learn

  • Setting up your device
  • Navigating the operating system
  • Manage files and folders

What you will get

  • Understand and make the most out of your Mac

What to bring

  • Bring your laptop and any required accessories like charging cable, mouse etc.

What to wear


Appropriate for

Beginner level course

Richmond Community Learning Centre is a local Neighbourhood House in the city of Yarra, providing classes, workshops, playgroups, venue hire and much more in our community. 

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Your Teacher

This group is facilitated by Richard, who has been teaching in this field for over 22 years! And is passionate about showing his students how to like their digital devices and discover all the wonderful things they can do with them.

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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A refund can be requested 5 days before class starts. Free of charge.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Richmond Community Learning Centre or organised by Richmond Community Learning Centre must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to give Richmond Community Learning Centre unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Richmond Community Learning Centre  classes and events or on Richmond Community Learning Centre premises. (For use of Richmond Community Learning Centre marketing materials).

2) Cancellation Policy:

1. A full refund will be given if cancellation is made at least 5 days prior to the beginning of class or,

2. A full refund will be given if RCLC is required to cancel the class.

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