In this section

SPACE - ​​Self Paced Applied Computer Education (paper based modules)

  • Applications are ongoing. Places are subject to availability
  • 20 hours per module
  • Location: City Campus, Te Kuiti, Thames, Waihi, Otorohanga​ (Not available online)
  • Fee Guideline: Free to NZ citizens, NZ permanent residents aged 16 or above

SPACE allows you to learn the basics of computing at your own pace. It is a fantastic way to gain an introduction to computers. You use self paced material and have the assistance of a facilitator at each classroom session.

You can select any number of modules to enrol in - one, two, or all six if you wish. For each module, you are required to attend a two hour session twice weekly. Assessment for the modules is compulsory.

Programme Content

Learn the basics of:

  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Internet and email

How to enrol

You must be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident aged 16 years or over and living in the Waikato Region.

Complete a short course application form and return it to the Student Enrolment and Information Centre. You will be contacted to attend a 15 minute interview session at which you will be advised of course requirements.


Please contact the Student Enrolment and Infomation Centre on 0800 2 Wintec (0800 2 946832).

Need help? Want to know how to get started?

Leave your details here and we will come back to you: