Basic Computing (Self Paced Applied Computer Education)
|Te Kuiti||Tuesday 9am–12pm|
|Thames||Monday 10am – 2pm|
Tuesday 10am – 2pm
Wednesday 10am – 2pm
|Waihi||Monday 9am – 12pm|
Tuesday 9am – 12pm
Wednesday 9am – 12pm
Friday 9am – 12pm
Ngāruawāhia Community House, 13 Galileo St, Ngāruawāhia
What you'll learnKeyboarding
Allows students to become familiar with keyboard use. While increasing typing speed, students will also learn to avoid overuse injuries.
This allows you to create, edit, format and print documents e.g. letters, memos and CV’s.
Replaces pen, paper and calculator allowing you to work easily with numbers, on a spreadsheet.
Desktop publishing programs allow publications to be designed for both printing and the web. Text and graphics are combined to produce professional documents used in the world of advertising and publishing.
A PowerPoint presentation is made up of a series of slides. The slides that you create using PowerPoint can also be presented as overhead transparencies or 35mm slides. In addition to slides, you can print audience hand-outs, outlines, and speaker’s notes.
Internet and email
The internet is a worldwide computer network that provides information on a lot of subjects and enables users to exchange messages, one way is Email - operating across the Internet or other computer networks, it is the cheapest form of communication when compared to telephone calls, and you don’t need to worry about time zones. It costs no more to send an email across the world than to your neighbour. Letters, music, pictures and reports etc can be sent as attachments.
Your first day
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.
What you will need
How to find your way around
Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai
Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.
Paying for your study
Course related costs
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
- Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
First aid certificate
Prospectus (course guide)
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
Request an email or posted copy of the Prospectus.
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