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      66 – 70 Railside Ave  Henderson Ph 837–7600 snwestakl@gmail.com

You can leave a message on answer phone 837 7600 if necessary.

 

 

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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.


 Here are two classes to start off the month of September.  

 All  Phones  and Tablets  Course Fee is $10.00

If you need help with your phone or tablet David will be taking a class on Wednesday 4th September from 10am – 12 noon.          

 

W10 Basic Course  Course Fee is $30.00

W10 certainly looks a bit different to what we have been used to in W7 and some older systems. If you are in need of help this Basic course consists of three 2 hour classes.

Terry will be taking the course on Thursday September 5, 12, & 19th from 10am –12 noon.   

To book for these classes phone Pam on 827 2156 (answerphone available).


 

From August our help sessions will be from 10am -11am but we will still work with you until noon if 

needed, just come in by  11am.

 

It seems that there is still some confusion about how to get to the teaching room upstairs at the Henderson RSA.

Enter the main area of the RSA clubrooms. Walk past the bar and past the coffee machine, turn left  and go through the door below a big TV screen and go upstairs. SeniorNet is through the door at the top. You cannot miss it.


HELP AND INFORMATION DAYS  

These will be held at 66 Railside AV Henderson 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. All we ask is a $5 donation. You must be a current member. 

 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.

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. 

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

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. Let Pam know on 827 2156 and she will advise you of a date.


              SENIORNET WEST AUCKLAND  COURSES AND PRICES 2018  contact Pam Smith 827 2156 

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

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

Help with most used email programs

2 weeks

$25.00

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 for information Using Excel to record and sort written information. Particularly for research e.g. family history and manuals, etc. 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

 

 

Help wanted assistant tutors and tutors