Smartphone Literacy for Seniors

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Course Code: VTLOKSLFS Category:
You Are Never Too Senior To Learn To Use Your Smartphone
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You Are Never Too Senior To Learn To Use Your Smartphone

Course Code: VTLOKSLFS
Duration: 2 Days (14 Hours)

This 2-day Smartphone Literacy course is designed for Seniors and is covered at a slow pace to cater for suitable and comfortable time for learning. Designed for a complete hands-on approach to learning with many hands-on practice opportunities on how to use your own Smartphone.

Catered to help you get familiar with the essential and commonly used features of your personal smartphone for communication and lifestyle to kick start your journey towards living in a Smart Nation.

For effective learning, we highly recommend you sign up for this course together with a friend or companion. Learning with a companion is more fun, meaningful and beneficial.

Although this course is conducted in English, due to the nature of learners, do expect a mixture of other languages and dialects that may be conversed from time to time in class.

This course requires the following

  • Bring your own Smartphone
  • An existing phone plan (with data plan preferred)
  • Highly recommend you sign up for this course together with a friend or companion though not essential

This course is for

For Seniors (aged 55 and above) with zero to little knowledge or experience on using the mobile phone (Smartphone).

Questions to ask yourself

I own an iPhone, can I still sign up for this course?

Yes, you can!

What Android smartphone can I bring?

Bring the smartphone or iPhone you currently own but we recommend that the smartphone should not be more than 2 years old. Your smartphone might have different settings, do allow time for the facilitor to explore your mobile phone’s settings.

I’m younger than 55, can I sign up for this course?

Do note that this course is designed to be conducted for slow learners. If you can be patient and willing to put up with possibly slow pace of Seniors you may join this class.

Course Outline

  • Getting to know your smartphone and settings
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Is your phone set up right?
  • Manage your contacts
  • How to use SMS
  • Your phone’s calendar
  • Getting to know Google Play Store
  • Essentials of WhatsApp
  • Essentials of Facebook

For Your Delight

  Refreshments are provided for morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  A Certificate of Attendance will be given subject to 90% attendance.

Course Customisation

We can tailor this course to suit your needs in terms of course dates, times and location. If you are an organisation, we can further customise the course to meet your training needs and requirements.


  • Daphne Wong
    Daphne Wong Trainer

    Daphne holds a Diploma in Computer Studies & 3D Design. She also is a Certified Internet Specialist and was an Approved Trainer of the former IT Programme for office workers. She has been training for public, schools and corporate clients since 1988. Daphne specialises in training in Internet, Microsoft Office applications & Lotus Notes. She exercises patience and enthusiasm among the participants and displays a sound knowledge of the subjects taught. She has the ability to make a difficult subject simple and easy.

  • Kendra Ong
    Kendra Ong Trainer

    Kendra holds a BSc (Maths) and has more than 26 years of experience in IT planning, designing and programming of LANs and managing the operational support function of computer networks. Since 1995, she specialises on training in Internet, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Publisher, FrontPage, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes. She is an ACTA Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is also one of StarHub’s Golden Gurus (2013). Her cheerfulness and enthusiasm in training has earned her favorable commendations from her participants.

  • Ow Yeong Yin Leng
    Ow Yeong Yin Leng Trainer

    Yin Leng holds a degree in Computer Science with Management and has been training since 1995 in IT in both the private and public sectors. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. Her dedication to training is well liked and appreciated by the participants. She has vast knowledge in computer programming and applications software and enjoys imparting her knowledge and skills. She is proficient in providing training in Internet, Microsoft Office application and customised software courses.

  • Pauline Lee
    Pauline Lee Trainer

    Pauline has been conducting IT courses since 1992. Her experience as a programmer with a local bank, a LAN administrator cum a trainer officer with the Singapore Hotel Association and Training Educational Centre has more than prepared her to train in the areas of Microsoft Office, Internet and Frontpage. She is also certified by ITE as an industry trainer to teach the module on Coaching Skills. She was a former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College. She is dedicated and patient, always able to impart her IT knowledge effectively to the participants.

  • Sherie Poh
    Sherie Poh Trainer

    Sherie holds a BSc in Computer Science with Psychology and Specialist Diploma in Web Development Technology (SWEB). A corporate IT instructor since 1992, she has lots of commercial experience on a wide range of software applications – MS Office Applications, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Web Related Applications, Programming with Visual Basic, VBA for Excel and Access. A former Associate Trainer with the Civil Service College and an ACTA Certified Trainer, Sherie always demonstrates competency and passion required of her in training.


Trainer is very patient and knowledgeable!
Chin Phui Fah, SPF


Trainer is very knowledgeable, she will try her very best to solve trainees problem during the lesson. She is very attentive and patient. Very friendly and good trainer.
Ng Kim Kuan, SPF


There are currently no subsidies or grants eligible for this course.