Computing Made Easy

Free computing courses. No computer experience required. Build confidence in using computer applications, the Internet and email. Self-paced learning and flexible class times. You choose the topics you want to cover. Plus there's always a tutor on hand to assist.

What you will learn

Topics include:

  • Working with Windows 7
  • Word processing, spreadsheets and PowerPoint
  • Internet and email
  • MYOB

 

Programme structure

You choose which courses you want to take and how many you wish to take. We generally suggest that you enrol in at least five for the maximum flexibility, computer time and printing allowance.

Each course comes with a free workbook with clear instructions and diagrams.

 

Courses

Using Windows 7
Learn how to use the Windows operating system to create, copy and move files.

Keyboarding
Find your way around a keyboard using Typing Master.

Word processing
Learn how to create documents such as letters and CVs using Word.

Spreadsheets
Learn to do your own budget using Excel.

Internet and email
Communicate with friends and relatives using email and learn how to use the web.

PowerPoint
Learn how to prepare presentations using PowerPoint

Publisher
Learn how to do desktop publishing, creating letterheads, business cards, greeting cards and a newsletter using Publisher.

MYOB
Explore Mind Your Own Business, an accounting package for small businesses and personal use.

Access database
Create and use a database to store, manipulate and retrieve information.

 

Course schedule

Petone 

Mondays 1-4pm
Fridays 9am-1pm
Saturdays 10am-3pm

 

Entry criteria

No computer experience required. You do not need to bring a computing device.

To enrol in Computing Made Easy, all you need to do is complete the enrolment form and hand into a tutor at your first class.

 

Documents and other details

Computing Made Easy Enrolment Form (PDF 173KB)

 

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