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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 technology

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Online Membership Application 

Online Membership Renewal

 

 

Just a friendly reminder  that the next meeting is at:

KELSTON COMMUNITY CENTRE  TUESDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2017 TIME;  10AM.

Our guest speaker this month will be Steve Green.  Some of you will have seen Steve on the "Good Sorts" segment of One News a few Sundays ago.  He gives help and advice on computers in Mangawhai. He is going to speak about Google and no doubt other topics as well

PICASA  PHOTO  editing  AND  storage.  

A 2 day course is being held on Wednesday 18th & 25th October from 1pm – 3pm.

If you are using Windows 7 or Windows 10 this could be very beneficial to you.

Michaela will help you download the free program and show you all the Editing features available.

Phone Pam on 827 2156 to book.  Answerphone available

The course fee for the 2 days is $25.00                              

SeniorNet West Auckland

 


 Remember if you want to record your interest in any class, contact Pam Smith:  melajoy@xtra.co.nz  or Ph 827 2156

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 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

$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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