Computers, smartphones and tablets are used in every industry in today’s world. To get ahead, you need some basic tech skills.Our free computing course for people in work might be just what you need.We cover all the core skills. From turning it on to typing like a pro. From surfing the web to video calling your family. From using internet banking to writing documents and emails.It's 100% free if you're a NZ citizen/resident and if you don't have NCEA Level 2 or above.So come join us today - and get the computing skills you need to get ahead at work.
Have you been avoiding computers? Has nobody taken the time to teach you at your pace? Or are you scared you’ll break something?
In this free course, we cover all the basic skills you need so you can enjoy the benefits of technology.
Let’s take the mystery out of computers
Computers, smartphones and tablets are now everywhere! If you’ve never been taught to use them, it can feel like you’re really falling behind. Our free Beginners Computing Course will give you the skills to use technology at work and at home.
We cover all the key skills you need
The exact topics will change depending on what you and your fellow learners need to learn. If Unit Standards are included in the programme, the content of the Unit Standard will be worked in to the programme.
Week One Basic computer skills (turning it on, logging in, terminology and basic commands).
Week Two Set up email, about usernames and passwords.
Week Three Using email.
Week Four Introduction to word processing and printing.
Week Five Internet searching. Downloading from internet.
Week Six Using a smartphone. Smartphone applications.
Week Seven Using common web-based applications, online accounts (e.g. Trade Me, Seek)
Week Eight Setting up accounts and filling in online forms (e.g. Online banking, Real Me)
Week Nine Social media
Week Ten Social media, internet security.
Week Eleven Practice time, computers in libraries.
Week Twelve Support for further learning. Evaluation. Complete Unit Standard assessments (if any).
Twelve weeks of learning with lots of laughs along the way. Come and join us!
Article type: Training
Start date: February 19, 2018
Start time: 10:00 AM
End Date: May 14, 2018
End Time: 12:00 PM
Venue:Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square (above Bin Inn), Nelson
Contact Name: Elise Doyer
Contact Phone: (03)548-3041
Contact Email: [email protected]