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Location: 66 - 70 Railside Av Henderson  

P O Box 69016, 

Glendene, Auckland 0612

Ph 837-7600  

snwestakl@gmail.com    

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 technology

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Gizmoe

  Open Meeting  21 August  Kelston community Centre 10 am

Our guest speaker will be a lady who will explain the finer details of Internet Banking. Even if you are already using Internet Banking as many of our members  do, it is always useful to keep up with the latest security and scams that we need to avoid.
Feel free to bring a friend, they do not have to be a member and are always welcome.

 

For current members of SeniorNet we have new name cards that have a barcode printed on them that can be scanned when purchasing goods from Noel Leaming.


We get a percentage of the cost  of goods sold through this company which goes towards running SeniorNet around the country. We therefore need to make sure that every sale is charged as such and not just put on the Gold Card which has been happening.  

 

We will have the cards at the Learning Centre in the Henderson RSA and they can be picked up on our Help Days on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. The 24th is our next one.


SeniorNet is not currently getting funding from the Government so your support with this is very much appreciated.

 

Apple iPad Beyond the Basics

This course consists of three  2 hour classes.   The next course will be on Monday 3,10,17 September from 1pm – 3pm with Lorraine and Pam.  Course fee is $30.00 

The first class will deal with mainly the basics of the iPad.   Making sure you have the iPad set up correctly and all the settings you need turned on, and sounds that are needed etc.    And then we follow up with email, camera, photos, maps, calendars, facetime, downloading Apps and lots more.

 phone Pam to book on 827 2156 (answerphone available)



If you would like to do a refresher on any of our courses they are $10 cheaper than the original one, you just need to bring your original notes with you.  We also have our HELP DAYS ON THE 2ND AND 4TH TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. at our Learning Centre in the Henderson RSA.


Help and Information Days  

66 Railside Av Henderson   

These will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month between 10am and 12 noon.

So if you need help with your computer or something you have been shown and just can't remember how it was done. don't hesitate to call in and see us. Windows, Apple and Android systems covered. No appointments are necessary.   

To receive help you must be a current member all we ask is a $2. donation.


  Regular Events

 1st Tuesday of the month: Committee meeting. 

                                                                                                                                                                                

3rd Tuesday of the month: SNWA meeting at Kelston Community Centre 10.00 am.

Seniornet West Auckland also offers the following classes on a regular basis if requested by three or more:

Word processing at various levels from basics to levels 1, 2 and 3, Libre Office, ipad, Excel.

 

SENIORNET WEST AUCKLAND INC: COURSES AVAILABLE AND PRICES 2017

Enquiries regarding courses: please contact Pam Smith 827 2156

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

$10.00

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

$10.00

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

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