Introduction to Computing

Introduction to Computing

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

2022 Dates

Classes are ONE x 3-hour sessions per week

Content Details

Main topics are:

  • File management
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Using the computer

Online browsers

  • Improve your typing skills online
  • Learn Internet-related terms such as browsers, hyperlinks, search engines, URLs
  • Basic search techniques
  • Forums
  • Chat
  • Uploading files
  • Downloading files

Email

  • Sending and receiving messages
  • Sending attachments
  • Setting up email accounts
  • Folders and email management

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

Entry Requirements

Open Entry.

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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