Introduction to Computing

  • 1 March 2019
  • Level 1
  • 10 weeks
  • FREE

Qualification overview

Learn basic computing skills to build your confidence with email, websites and more.  

Classes are ONE x 3-hour session per week (Fridays 10am - 1pm)

Main topics are:

  • Turn the computer on and log in
  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Start programmes and applications
  • Move around and between programmes and apps on a Windows desktop
  • File management
  • Microsoft Word
  • Printing

Internet Explorer

  • Learn Internet-related terms such as browsers, hyperlinks, search engines, URLs
  • Basic search techniques
  • Social media


  • Sending and receiving messages
  • Sending attachments
  • Setting up email accounts
  • Auto signature
  • Message options


Note: this is a community course and no formal qualification is involved.  


Landline: (06) 278 7175
Address: 40A Union Street, Hawera 4610

Entry requirements

Open Entry