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Daytime Beginners Computing Course (12 weeks, starting 19 March 2018)
16 April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
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!
When and where
The course runs from 10am to midday on Mondays. It runs for 12 weeks, starting on Monday 19 February and finishing on Monday 14 May.
It’s held at the warm and cosy Adult Learning Support computer room. We’re in Montgomery Square (in central Nelson) above Bin Inn.
And best of all, there’s no cost for you
The computing course will not cost you a cent, as long as you’re over 16, a New Zealand citizen or resident, and have “low literacy or numeracy skills”.