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Location: 67 Henderson Valley Rd  

P O Box 69016, 

Glendene, Auckland 06

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 technology.

R E M I N D E R

We still have classes running and if you have done a course and  wish to do a refresher it will cost $10 less than the cost of the original course.  

Please ring Pam on 827-2156 and leave a message she will get back to you.


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.

SeniorNet West Auckland Regular Events

 February to mid-December

1st Tuesday of the month:         Committee Meeting

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

4th Tuesday of the month:         Writing Family Stories – members working on the presentation

 of their own family stories: formatting, putting in index, table of contents, footnotes etc.


SeniorNet West Auckland offers the following classes on a regular basis as requested by three or more learners:

Word Processing: Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 at differing levels: Basics, Stage 1, 2 and 3.

Libre Office.

iPad.

Excel.

Samsung Galaxy.


For further information check our list of Courses Available and Prices 2016.

Beside the regular classes, SeniorNet West Auckland offers a wide variety of workshops, single two-hour sessions concentrating on an interesting feature or common problem.  


SENIORNET WEST AUCKLAND INC: COURSES AVAILABLE AND PRICES 2016

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

or Shirley on 817 0540 wakelinz@orcon.net.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

Please volunteer by return email. gmyates@xtra.co.nz

Thanks

Glenys Yates