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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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Did you notice that buses along Henderson Valley Rd will be more frequent when the new bus timetable comes into operation? 

You will be able to catch the 142 bus

from just outside the Henderson train station to the Learning Centre.

The bus stop is just past the Learning Centre.  

 

 

Remember if you want to record your interest in any class,

contact

 Pam Smith:  melajoy@xtra.co.nz  

 

 

 

 

Did you know we have tutors for many workshops including:

TradeMe                    Safety, Security and Scams               Greeting Cards

Travel                         Internet Banking                                 Backing up

Calendars                  PowerPoint (2 x 2 hours)                    Facebook

Pinterest                    Computer Maintenance                     Government on Line

Gardening on Line

When three people have indicated an interest in any class, Pam will arrange that workshop.

 

 

Recently many computer -users world-wide were sent demands for cash to ensure the return of their files.  We cant emphasise enough the importance of two of Carol's classes: Safety, Security and Scams and Backing Up.

 

 

With the long winter evenings rolling in fast, there is increasing opportunity to write your 

family stories. 

For those with knowledge of West Auckland, consider putting in an entry to the JT Diamond 

Essay Competition ‘Capturing the West’. This is run by the West Auckland Historical Society

Email: info@westaucklandhistory.org.nz 

 


 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.

4th Tuesday of the month: Writing family stories-members working on the presentation of their own family stories.

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