Working with Barbara Smith, The Roving Trainer
Barbara Smith can improve your life and business with digital proficiency
Technological advances can feel intimidating, and the world is moving at increasing speeds with constant changes. Barbara Smith is the Roving Trainer who takes the frustration and fear out of Information Technology and presents the digital world as one that is friendly and accessible.
From basic computer skills to the latest requirements in Emails or Digital Communications such as Zoom, The Roving Trainer can provide you or your staff with training at your company or at our centre. Without proper technological skills, a simple task can take up to six times longer to complete.
We help clients to understand and manage the relevant IT knowledge and allow your staff to keep their digital skills fresh and agile - Barbara Smith
Barbara Smith, your friendly technology coach
Barbara Smith is the owner of The Roving Trainer. She is experienced in working with individuals, businesses and seniors. From those looking to set up a new business to those seeking to upskill or reskill, Barbara has been helping people navigate the world of technology with confidence.
Before you embark on any training with Barbara, she will assess your computer skills so she can tailor and personalise the training to your needs.
Having lived and worked in three countries, Barbara has amassed a variety of skills across different industries. Barbara has a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessing. She also studied Human Behaviour Change in Vancouver, Canada. Barbara was the director of her own training company where she coached over 1500 people in better organisational and productivity skills. She has been a consultant to corporate companies as well as a legal conveyancer. She has written for the Sydney Morning Herald and given talks on radio and TV.
Outgoing, creative and enthusiastic, Barbara is naturally skilled at getting people to be excited about what technology can do. Many have found they exceeded their own expectations after being trained by Barbara. Being supportive and encouraging helps clients to lose their hesitation with technology. Barbara's extensive experience in IT and the corporate environment allows her to understand what individuals and businesses need.
A dedicated volunteer, Barbara was a mentor in the Hastings Business Women´s Network Mentoring Program and she set up the Coffee Computer Club in Redfern giving pro bono computer training for people in disadvantaged situations. She has also done volunteer work in the Olympic Games from Athens to Beijing over the years.
The Roving Trainer makes technology accessible
At The Roving Trainer, our passion is technology and all things digital. We keep things clear and simple, so you can be effective and efficient at what you do. Our training courses use real-life scenarios from the latest developments and trends in technology. If you believe technology is not your cup of tea, sit down with Barbara and experience how your digital proficiency and confidence can grow at The Roving Trainer.