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Computing course for people in work (10 weeks, starting 2 May)
7 June 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let’s take the mystery out of computers
Computers, smartphones and tablets are used in every industry in today’s world. To get ahead, you need some basic tech skills.
Our free computer course for people in work might be just what you need.
We cover all the key skills you need
This schedule may change depending on the needs of learners enrolled. 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 5.30pm to 8.30pm on Tuesdays. It runs for 10 weeks, starting on Tuesday 2 May, and finishing on Tuesday 4 July.
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 course will not cost you or your employer a cent. You just need to fit within the Tertiary Education Commission funding criteria. You need to be over 16, in work, a New Zealand citizen or resident, and have “low literacy or numeracy skills”.
Contact us if you’re interested
Click here to contact us by phone, email or txt. You might be able to join our next course, or we could start a new one for you and some work mates.