How to Survive in a Digital World

Take your computer skills further. Learn about managing digital photos. Instant messages. Safety online. Advanced email techniques. Free, self-paced course. No computer or computer experience needed.

What you will learn

  • Self-paced learning, flexible class times
  • You choose the topics you want to learn
  • Each course comes with a free workbook with clear instructions and diagrams
  • Tutors on-hand to provide assistance

Programme structure

Manage your own digital photos
Learn how to download and save digital photos, perform simple editing functions, back up digital photos, create digital albums and print individual photos.

Send and receive instant messages
Learn how to download and install and IM (Instant Message) programme, send and receive Instant Messages, send abbreviated text (text speak rather than full speech) and create and use an online identity.

Safety online
Protect your computer from the threat of hackers and viruses.

Advanced email techniques
Learn how to block unwanted emails, attach and send files and more.

Course schedule

Petone campus

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

Wellington CBD campus

Fridays 9am-4pm
Room W510

Classes will not run on public holidays.

If you have any personal or study issues, we’re here to help.
Windy
Windy, Pasifika Student Mentor

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. 

Entry criteria

Under 20

No computer or computer experience required.

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 or computer experience required.

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

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

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


Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
How to Survive in a Digital World
Programme code:
G9999
If you have any personal or study issues, we’re here to help.
Windy
Windy, Pasifika Student Mentor