Learning Session Topics

Listed below are the topics currently offered by North Wellington SeniorNet

To see a more detailed description of each Learning Session, double click on the name of the Learning Session.  


Basic Computer Skills using Windows 10:  It is recommended that the Basic Computing Learning Session is completed and you have an elementary understanding of the workings of the computer before venturing onto one of the more advanced learning sessions.

Google search:  Learn how to effectively search the internet. 

Emails:  Covers sending, receiving and deleting emails, using drafts and maintaining contacts.

Introduction to Word:  Learn the basics of Word.

Word - Next StepsMake the most of Word.

Introduction to Excel:  Learn the basics of Excel and how to create a budget using a spreadsheet for updating.

Introduction to Power Point:  Learn how to make your own presentation of holiday photos with captions, music etc.

Files and folders:  Learn where your files are and which files you should store away from your computer. 

Introduction to Android Smart Phones and Tablets:  Learn how to use your Android devices.

Android Smart Phones and Tablets - Next Steps:  Make the most of your Android devices.

Introduction to iPhones and iPads:  Learn how to use your Apple devices.

iPhones and iPads - Next StepsMake the most of your Apple devices.

Internet Banking:  A learning session which helps you use Internet Banking – compiled by Westpac but refers to the other banks as well.

Skype:  Learn about one of the ways you can talk to and see friends and relatives overseas - for free.

Facebook:   An introduction to this popular social networking website.

Trade Me:  Learn how to buy and sell on NZ's largest internet auction website.

Faststone:  Learn how to manage and edit your digital photographs. 

Back-up data:  An advanced session which includes creating a system repair disc, a system image and managing the back-up scheduler. 

Introduction to Programming:  Learn some basic programming.

Introduction to Web design:  Help to create your own website.

Introduction to Microsoft Access:  Learn how to use a popular database.

Windows 10 Catch up:  Learning Session for those with some computing knowledge who want to refresh their knowledge, or who missed out on learning about Windows 10.