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Location: 67 Henderson Valley Rd  

P O Box 69016, 

Glendene, Auckland 0612

Ph 837-7600  

snwa27@xtra.co.nz


SeniorNet is a community training network that supports and motivates people aged 50+ to enjoy and use technology in their everyday lives.

Join in the fun and learn how to do everything from simple word-processing to sending emails and searching the internet. In small, friendly and stress-free classes, you’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to get the most out of information technolog

Note: When making an on-line payment, it is vital that the bank reference fields include your name.

If this is not done we will not know who made the bank deposit.

If you would rather pay by cheque, Just print off the filled out form and post with your cheque or hand it in 

at the Learning Centre.


Pinterest. 

Thursday 9th March from 1.00 to 3.00  $10.00.

Pinterest is an ideas program that exposes you to fabulous ideas from people all around the world. Want to know what colours go with a particular blue but you are sick of the same old same old? Look on Pinterest.  

Want to know how to use 500 plastic bottles?  Look on Pinterest.  

And what will you do with a tree over-laden with plums?  Look on Pinterest.

Excel for Information

Thursday 16th and 23rd March at 1.00 - 3.00.  $25.00.

Excel for Information is a two-week course introducing you to using spreadsheets for recording written information which can be sorted according to your criteria

Please contact Pam Smith on 827 2156 or melajoy@xtra.co.nz

 


OPPORTUNITY

Are you ready for something new?

Wednesday evenings in March 6.30 to 8.00 and Saturday mornings 10.00 to 12.00

Tell Pam what topics or classes you would like to explore and we will see what we can do

Please ring Pam (827 2156)

If no reply, please leave a detailed message so Pam can reply to you

  


 


We also offer a wide variety of workshops, single teo hour sessions dealing with common problems and interesting topics.

These are in addition to our regular courses.

To all SeniorNet members here are three workshops we hope you will be interested in.

BEGINNER’S WORKSHOP

Wednesday 15 or 22 March 1pm – 3pm 

Answers to all the questions you were scared to ask. Or most questions.  Bring your charged device and password to this Workshop and talk to our tutors.

 

DOWNLOADING STUFF WORKSHOP

Thursday 16 March 10am – 12pm

John will show you how to access music, movies and more using for example, Spotify, Pandora or YouTube.

 

EVENING WORKSHOP

Wednesday 29 March 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Join Terry and David for an evening learning about how to download, sync and access photos on your devices.    Bring your own charged device.

 

Bookings are Essential.   Do not reply to this email but 

Phone Pam Smith on 827 2156 or email melajoy@xtra.co.nz

The price for these workshops is $10.00

More classes are coming your way soon.   Keep checking your emails and if you need to renew your membership for 2017 now is the time to do it.


 

SENIORNET WEST AUCKLAND INC: COURSES AVAILABLE AND PRICES 2017

Enquiries regarding courses: please contact Pam Smith 827 2156 melajoy@xtra.co.nz

www.seniornet-west-auckland.org.nz

COURSE/WORKSHOP

DESCRIPTION

LENGTH

PRICE

Windows 7 Basics

For new members who want to learn computer skills. Suitable for members who have Windows 7 on their computers.

2 Weeks

$25.00

Windows 8.1 Basics

To extend your knowledge of the W8.1 operating system; looking in depth at Start menu, apps, the Store, images, downloads etc.

3 weeks.

$30.00

Microsoft Word 2007/2010

Stages 1 and 2

(Word processing)

Each stage consists of 3 lessons covering the skills to make a useful, attractive document, including ribbons, menus, folders, editing, inserting and modifying images.

3 weeks

$30.00 each stage

Libre Office

A free download alternative to Microsoft Word. the course covers similar functions to Microsoft Word.

4 weeks

$35.00

Files and Folders

This short course demonstrates  file management alternatives to those shown in the word processing course.

2 weeks

$25.00

Email

Windows Live Mail

2 weeks

$25.00

iPad Introduction

Setting up, using email and Contacts, apps.

2 hours

$15.00

iPad: Beyond the Basics

Settings, email, Calendar, Apps, Facetime, Camera, internet.

3 weeks

$30.00

Samsung Galaxy Workshop

Getting started, settings, email, contacts, camera

2 hours

$15.00

Samsung Galaxy

Extending your knowledge of Galaxy, settings, apps screens, Notes

3 weeks

$30.00

 

Apple Mac

An introductory course. Bring your laptop and learn how to get the best out of it.

3 weeks

$30.00

Windows 10

Windows 10 - first class 3 weeks.

3 weeks

$30.00

 

Windows 10

Extra classes will be introduced in the form of workshops, independent study or interest groups.

 

 

 

Excel Spreadsheets

Keeping records and accounts for small business, clubs,or for personal use. It involves the use of formulae for calculations, creates charts and tables.

4 weeks

$35.00

 

Excel Spreadsheets Part 2

For more advanced students - graphs, pie charts etc

2 weeks

$25.00

Digital Camera and Picasa

Introductory course- using the features of your camera, scanning and picture enhancement using Picasa 3.

4 weeks

$35.00

Digital Camera Only

Discovering the capabilities of your camera.

2 weeks

$25.00

Picasa 3 Only

Photograph enhancement, creating folders, emailing, printing and scanning photos.

2 weeks

$25.00

Formatting Documents

Using Word tools to format large documents, including index, table of contents, footnotes. For Family Histories, manuals and even cookbooks.

3 weeks

$30.00

 

Google Drive

Introduction to the basic use of Google’s free web based office suite. This can be used as an alternative to Word.

2 weeks

$25.00

Google

The effective use of the Google search engine to find websites, images, maps, and general information.

2 weeks

$25.00

Workshops

 

Short courses on various topics. Including: TradeMe, Skype, Scams, Greeting Cards, Computer Maintenance, Internet Banking, Security, Backing up, Calendars, Travel, PowerPoint (2 wks), Facebook, Pinterest

2 hours

$10.00 per 2 hour session

Interest Groups

Formatting Family Stories; some aspects of Windows 10; Help Clinic

 

 

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Help wanted Assistant Tutors and Tutors

  gm.yates@xtra.co.nz