Courses and workshops on computer use for older students, run by SeniorNet Hutt City Inc.
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STUDENT SCHEDULE FOR May, 2019

 

Here is our Schedule for MAY. As well as small class learning we offer one to one learning on any of our courses at a cost of $20 for up to 2 hours. Popular two hour sessions – member with single Tutor. Covers any device, and any issue. Great for setting up a new device or preparing for a course or solving problems etc. Ring the office, 560 3160 to enquire about this. NB – PLEASE ALWAYS PAY BY CHEQUE OR BRING THE CORRECT CASH. WE HAVE RECENTLY ROUNDED OFF THE COST TO MAKE THIS EASIER FOR YOU. We do not hold cash for change on the premises. If you register and then find you are not able to attend, it is appreciated if you can ring the Tutor direct, or the Centre 560 3160. Any queries please ring the office and if there is no one there please leave a message or you may ring Glenda on 5676 503. If after completing a course you still don’t feel confident remember you can do a repeat within 12 months at ½ price. Enjoy!

 

NB – OUR CLASSES ARE NOW AT THE GIBSON SHEAT BLDG, ENTRANCE FROM 81 QUEENS DRIVE.

 

Code Description Date Day/Time Days Cost Contact

-1

BI MONTHLY SOCIAL MORNING AT THE HUTT LIBRARY FOR MEMBERS & THEIR FRIENDS. - A fun morning with the Library Personnel, bring your iPad, tablet or charged laptop

April 26

Friday

10.00 - 12.00

1

Gold Coin

Office

560 3160

82

Travel Workshop - Learn how to plan, book and pay for your holiday online

April 26

Friday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Glenda F

021 918 742

49

LAPTOPS - Make an appointment to bring your Laptop in so that we can answer your questions and provide any help you may need.

April 29

Monday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

19

GETTING STARTED WITH SPREADSHEETS USING EXCEL 2007/10 - This explores the basic concepts & abilities of a spreadsheet to enable you to make a useful simple spreadsheet for use at home – housekeeping, mileage…

April 29, May 6 & 13

Monday

12.30 - 2.30

3

$25.00

Chris

656 0707

25

EMAIL USING GMAIL - If this is the email programme you use you might like to learn some more points on it?

April 30

Tuesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

59

USING CHROMECAST - This is a device that you plug into your TV's HDMI port, powered by a USB cable. Using your smartphone or computer as a remote control, you can use Chromecast to access video content from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, the Google Play Store and other servic

May 1

Wednesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Geoff

589 1941

63

Smart Phones - Gives you the basic information you need to set up your phone, there are many uses & functions you may not be aware of, we will show you how to make the most of them.

May 1

Wednesday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Ruby

564 4622

58

THUNDERBIRD EMAIL - How this free email programme works & how to download.

May 2

Thursday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Peter

938 9667

65

HELP! - Bring along your device or your questions if you need help. Please support this new venture for this month.

May 3

Friday

11.00 - 12.00

1

Gold Coin

Office

560 3160

72

YouTube - HOW TO DOWNLOAD YOUTUBE & USE IT.

May 3

Friday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Peter

938 9667

32

TRADE ME - To learn how to register and operate a Trade Me account for selling and buying items of every description.

May 6

Monday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Bill

970 7897

18

FILE MANAGEMENT - How to understand, manage and store things on your computer so that you can find them!

May 6 & 13

Monday

12.30 - 2.30

2

$20.00

Geoff

589 1941

38

GIVING YOUR SPREADSHEETS IMPACT WITH GRAPHS USING EXCEL - At the end of the course you will be able to build graphs into your spreadsheets to readily show the significance of your data.

May 7

Tuesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Geoff

566 4840

12

EXPLORING APPLE IPADS - An interesting and fun time learning more about your iPad.

May 8

Wednesday

9.30 - 11.30

1

$10.00

Richard

569 4149

64

Internet Banking - SN Fed. & Westpac Bank have produced a “dummy” internet banking website. With this students can try out the basics of internet banking, whichever bank you belong to.

May 8

Wednesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Geoff

589 1941

45

FROM CAMERA TO COMPUTER OR MEMORY STICK - HOW TO TRANSFER YOUR PHOTOS FROM YOUR CAMERA TO YOUR COMPUTER OR MEMORY STICK – A useful attribute before doing photography courses. You need to bring your charged camera and the cord to attach it to the computer and your camera instruction manual.

May 8

Wednesday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

49

LAPTOPS - Make an appointment to bring your Laptop in so that we can answer your questions and provide any help you may need.

May 9

Thursday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

41

BACKING UP YOUR DATA - Know how to save your valuable data on your computer to an external hard drive, a CD or a Flashdrive.

May 9

Thursday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

11

EXPLORING APPLE LAPTOPS & IMACS - A good place to learn how to use, or learn new skills on your Apple machine. Bring your Laptop or use our Apple computer. Maybe tell your friends that we are able to teach them about their Apple computer

May 10

Friday

9.00 - 11.00

1

$10.00

Richard

569 4149

87

Manage My Health - If your Medical Centre is running this and you already have connected with it you may need help finding your way around?

May 10

Friday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10

Glenda

021 918 742

3

ANDROID TABLETS FOR BEGINNERS - Do you need help finding your way round your Tablet? This is the class to join if you are a newbie with one of these.

May 10

Friday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Peter

938 9667

50

Linux 101 - An alternative free operating system to Microsoft.

May 13

Monday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Peter

938 9667

17

EXPLORING WINDOWS 10 - We will help you learn the features of this programme on your computer.

May 14 & 21

Tuesday

10.00 - 12.00

2

$20.00

Ruby

564 4622

36

GETTING YOUR SPREADSHEETS TO MAKE DECISIONS USING EXCEL 2010 - At the end of the course you will be able to build decision making ability into your spreadsheets.

May 14

Tuesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Geoff

566 4840

83

Woburn Apartments -

May 14

Tuesday

1.30 - 3.00

1

 

Geoff

566 4840

63

Smart Phones - Gives you the basic information you need to set up your phone, there are many uses & functions you may not be aware of, we will show you how to make the most of them.

May 15 & 22

Wednesday

10.00 - 12.00

2

$18.00

Ruby

564 4622

49

LAPTOPS - Make an appointment to bring your Laptop in so that we can answer your questions and provide any help you may need.

May 15

Wednesday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

85

Bob Scott -

May 16

Thursday

10.00 - 12.00

1

 

Richard

569 4149

65

HELP! - Bring along your device or your questions if you need help. Please support this new venture for this month.

May 17

Friday

11.00 - 12.00

1

Gold Coin

Office

560 3160

90

Smart TVs - Find out how to get the best from your smart TV

May 17

Friday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Ruby

564 4622

7

APPLE IPAD SHOW & TELL - Feel free to come and share with others about your iPad. This is a very informal group with many varied interests and models of iPads! Join us and experience a session.

May 21

Tuesday

11.00 - 1.00

1

$5.00

Jan

567 1662

41

BACKING UP YOUR DATA - Know how to save your valuable data on your computer to an external hard drive, a CD or a Flashdrive.

May 21

Tuesday

12.30 - 2.30

1

$10.00

Chris

565 0707

39

MAKING YOUR SPREADSHEETS USER FRIENDLY USING EXCEL 2010 - At the end of the course you will know how to protect your Spreadsheet from accidental damage!

May 22

Wednesday

10.00 - 12.00

1

$10.00

Geoff

566 4840

21

GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS 10 - This is an introduction for members who have little or no computer skills, to the basics of using a computer.

May 22 & 29

Wednesday

12.30 - 2.30

2

$20.00

Fay

589 8498

-4

Meet and Greet -

May 23

Thursday

12.30 - 2.30

1

Free

Office

560 3160

65

HELP! - Bring along your device or your questions if you need help. Please support this new venture for this month.

May 24

Friday

11.00 - 12.00

1

Gold Coin

Office

560 3160

 

 

Jargon Buster

Internet Protocol Address. A number used to identify a computer on a network. IP v4 uses four numbers. Recently upgraded to IP v6 which uses six numbers because the world was running out of unique IP addresses.

How To Apply For Membership of SeniorNet Hutt City On Line.


You can complete the form on the left side of the on line application page here.

This form is in two pages. Click the Continue button at the end of page 1 to continue on page two.

Complete all the sections marked with a red asterisk (they are mandatory) and the other questions as appropriate.

Then click the button at the end of the form to submit it. You will receive a confirming email.

If you prefer, you can call at our Learning Centre and complete an application in person. Our Learning Centre is at:

 

Gibson Sheat Building
81 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt 5010