Computer Workshops

We can help you unravel the mysteries of using a computer - and it won't cost you a cent.

LogoSteppingUP  is a national digital literacy initiative developed by Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa. All classes are free. Classes may be cancelled if minimum registrations are not reached.

If you are interested in any of the classes below and the dates and times don't work for you, please contact us.

Register at https://steppingup.nz/ or ask a library staff member next time you visit the library.

CourseDetailsDates
Photobooks

Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer,

create and customise a photo book for printing.

This class includes:

  • Creating a photo book
  • Learning to use Vistaprint
  • Getting the photo book ready for printing

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during this lesson

Monday 3 May,

10.00am-12.00pm

 

 

Facebook  Learn how to create and use a Facebook account.

This class includes:

  • Creating a Facebook account
  • Posting to your wall
  • Accepting and sending friend requests
  • Sending private messages
  • Privacy

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Current email address (for example Gmail) - don't forget to bring your email address and password to the class

Thursday 13 May,

10.00am-12.00pm

Searching for jobs online

(Book employment 2 online)

 This course includes:

  • Job searching using web sites such as Seek, TradeMe and WINZ
  • Creating an account on a job search website
  • Attaching your CV to an application

Prerequisites:

Basic computers skills 

Wednesday 26 May,

10.00am-12.00pm

Cv's and Cover letters

(Book Employment 1 online)

 This class includes:

  • Creating and formatting a CV
  • Creating and formatting a Cover letter

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills

Wednesday 2 June,

10.00am-12.00pm

TradeMe

Learn how to buy and sell goods using TradeMe:

This class includes:

  • Creating a TradeMe account
  • Browsing TradeMe to locate items of interest for sale
  • Save auctions to your watchlist
  • Sending questions to sellers
  • Reserve prices and auto-bidding

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Current email address (for example Gmail) - don't forget to bring your email and password to the class

Wednesday 23 June,

10.00am-12.00pm

Photobooks

Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer,

create and customise a photo book for printing.

This class includes:

  • Creating a photo book
  • Learning to use Vistaprint
  • Getting the photo book ready for printing

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during this lesson

Thursday 24 June,

10.00am-12.00pm

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