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Computing Course for People in Work (12 weeks, starting 12 September)

26 September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Feel good about computers at your work" with an image of a smiling lady on our workplace computing course at Adult Learning Support

Make computers work for you, at work

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 will give you the skills to make technology work for you.

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

Photo of laptops and learners at workplace computing course at Adult Learning Support in Nelson

The course runs from 6pm to 9pm on Wednesdays for 12 weeks. 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 or your employer a cent, as long as you’re over 16, in work, a New Zealand citizen or resident, and have “low literacy or numeracy skills”.

It’s never too late to learn!

Computing course at Adult Learning Support, with three learners talking as they work on laptops

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.


26 September 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Elise Doyer
03 548 3041


Adult Learning Support
43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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