Marlborough District Library (Blenheim) has released the schedule for it's next term of free computer courses.
Courses run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.00 am to 11.00 am.
Registrations are now open for the following courses.
Introduction to Computers
Thursday 23 July
For absolute beginners with little or no experience on computers. Learn about the parts of a computer and practice your mouse and keyboard skills.
Getting started with email
Tuesday 28 July
Learn to create an email account (we will use Gmail) and learn about using contacts and folders.
Getting the most out of Gmail
Tuesday 30 July
Learn how to organise your emails using folders, send group messages and send and receive attachments.
Going Further with Computers
Tuesday 4 August
Continues on from Introduction to computers looking at the basic functions of a computer. Practice typing, learn to create and save documents in folders.
Creating a CV and cover letter
Thursday 6 August
Learn some tips for creating and storing CVs and cover letters using templates.
Online job seeking
Thursday 13 August
Learn tips about searching and applying for jobs online.
Tuesday 18 August
Gain the knowledge and confidence to become confident with online banking. No personal financial information is needed.
Introduction to Family History
Thursday 20 August
Introduction to searching family history with Ancestry.com including research tips for Census & Birth, Death & Marriages.
Tuesday 25 August
Learn how to browse, buy and sell using this popular website.
Going Further with Family History
Thursday 27 August
Learn about a range of resources to help you find your ancestors, including newspapers, cemetery records, and archives.
Tuesday 1 September
For people who don't use computers and want to know why they should.
Finding the right device
Thursday 3 September
Understand the different devices so you can choose the right one for your needs.
Communicating with family
Tuesday 8 September
Learn how to communicate online with friends and family.
Reducing dependence on others
Thursday 10 September
Learn how to start online banking, use DIY sites, Manage my health and other apps.
Introduction to devices
Tuesday 15 September
Learn to use the different types of devices
Introduction to the internet
Thursday 17 September
Gain a basic understanding of how the internet works and various internet options.
Introduction to email
Tuesday 22 September
Getting to know email, what it is and how to use it.
Introduction to browsing
Thursday 24 September
Gain an understanding of internet browsers and how to search for topics of interest.