Computing Made Easy

Free computing courses. No computer experience required. Build confidence in using computer applications, the Internet and email. Self-paced learning and flexible class times. You choose the topics you want to cover. Plus there's always a tutor on hand to assist.

What you will learn

  • Topics include:
  • Working with Windows 7
  • Word processing, spreadsheets and powerpoint
  • Internet and email
  • MYOB
  • Each course comes with a free workbook with clear instructions and diagrams

Programme structure

You choose which courses you want to take and how many you wish to take. We generally suggest that you enrol in at least five for the maximum flexibility, computer time and printing allowance.

Courses

Using Windows 7
Learn how to use the Windows operating system to create, copy and move files.

Keyboarding
Find your way around a keyboard using Typing Master.

Word processing
Learn how to create documents such as letters and CVs using Word.

Spreadsheets
Learn to do your own budget using Excel.

Internet and email
Communicate with friends and relatives using email and learn how to surf the World Wide Web.

Power Point
Learn how to prepare presentations using PowerPoint

Publisher
Learn how to do desktop publishing, creating letterheads, business cards, greeting cards and a newsletter using Publisher.

MYOB
Explore Mind Your Own Business, an accounting package for small businesses and personal use.

Access Database
Create and use a database to store, manipulate and retrieve information.

Course schedule

Petone campus

Mondays 9am-12pm
Saturdays 10am-3pm
Room T304

Wellington CBD campus

Fridays 9am-4pm
Room W510

Classes will not run on public holidays.

Come and see us at the helpdesk for any questions while you're studying.
Cam
Cam, Learning Commons

What your week will look like

Class Possible Class No Class
Study timetable
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Morning
Class Class Class
Class Class Class
Afternoon
Class Class
Class
Evening

Timetable is indicative only, a full timetable will be available prior to course start. 

Upcoming start dates

  • 20 February 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

No computer experience required. You do not need to bring a computing device.

To enrol in Computing Made Easy, all you need to do is complete the enrolment form and hand into a tutor at your first class.

20+

No computer experience required. You do not need to bring a computing device.

To enrol in Computing Made Easy, all you need to do is complete the enrolment form and hand into a tutor at your first class.

What it will cost

Local

  • No study fees (other course related costs may still apply)

International

This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

The Wellington CBD campus is at 11-17 Church Street, Wellington.

Read more about our Wellington CBD campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

This programme requires a special enrolment process. Please refer to the documents section below for further information.

International

Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
Computing Made Easy
Programme code:
G9999
Come and see us at the helpdesk for any questions while you're studying.
Cam
Cam, Learning Commons