Free and Easy Computing Courses at UCOL Polytech

Free Computing Courses

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Programme Overview

Overview 

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Learning great new computing skills is 'free and easy' with UCOL's popular Free and Easy computer training course, available at the Palmerston North, Whanganui & Wairarapa campuses.

 

Course includes:

  • basics
    • start right from the beginning if needed, from turning the computer on, mouse and keyboard practice and understanding the desktop.
  • word processing
    • using Microsoft Word to write, edit and format text, learning the skills to be able to create or update your CV.
  • internet
    • learn how to browse and search the internet.
  • email
    • Learn how to set up an email account, send and receive messages and send attachments.
  • spread sheets
    • learn to use formula in Excel to create a basic monthly budget.
  • PowerPoint presentations
    • be introduced to PowerPoint and learn how to create a slideshow, including animating clipart and transition effects.
  • desktop publishing
    • Explore Microsoft Publisher to learn elements of desktop publishing, Publisher wizards and how to insert graphics and text layout formatting.
  • database
    • learn how to create and use a basic database with Microsoft Access.
       

Interested in trying out Microsoft Windows 8.1 and new Microsoft Office 2010?

  • Free and Easy's Palmerston North classroom has computers available with the new software on them for anyone wanting to familiarise themselves with it. 

 

And yes, it is absolutely FREE!  

Want to start learning now?
See below for class times, you can start at the next available time that suits you. Please phone 0800 GO UCOL (0800 46 8265) and we will post an enrolment form to you.
 

 

Where?

 

UCOL Palmerston North, Free and Easy Classroom 6-1-12, Princess Street, Palmerston North. 
UCOL Whanganui, Free and Easy Classroom E-3-12, 16 Rutland Street, Whanganui.

 

 

Programme Free Computing Courses
Study Options / Duration Flexible,
Campuses Palmerston North, Whanganui
Fees
Free
Intakes

Rolling intakes at Palmerston North and Whanganui campuses

Flexible days and hours

Timetable

Palmerston North

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 1.00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Whanganui

Please enquire for 2014 dates.

 

Wairarapa

Monday & Wednesday 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Thursdays 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Room B1

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