Free Computer Courses Available

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Free Computer Courses Available

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.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to Computers

Getting started with email

Tuesday 28 July

Learn to create an email account (we will use Gmail) and learn about using contacts and folders.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Getting started with email

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.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Getting the most out of Gmail

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.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Going Further with Computers

Creating a CV and cover letter

Thursday 6 August

Learn some tips for creating and storing CVs and cover letters using templates.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Creating a CV and cover letter

Online job seeking

Thursday 13 August

Learn tips about searching and applying for jobs online.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Online job seeking

Online banking

Tuesday 18 August

Gain the knowledge and confidence to become confident with online banking. No personal financial information is needed.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Online banking

Introduction to Family History

Thursday 20 August

Introduction to searching family history with Ancestry.com including research tips for Census & Birth, Death & Marriages.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to Family History

TradeMe

Tuesday 25 August

Learn how to browse, buy and sell using this popular website.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for TradeMe

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.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Going Further with Family History

Pursuing hobbies

Tuesday 1 September

For people who don't use computers and want to know why they should.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Pursuing hobbies

Finding the right device

Thursday 3 September

Understand the different devices so you can choose the right one for your needs.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Finding the right device

Communicating with family

Tuesday 8 September

Learn how to communicate online with friends and family.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Communicating with family

Reducing dependence on others

Thursday 10 September

Learn how to start online banking, use DIY sites, Manage my health and other apps.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Reducing dependence on others

Introduction to devices

Tuesday 15 September

Learn to use the different types of devices

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to devices

Introduction to the internet

Thursday 17 September

Gain a basic understanding of how the internet works and various internet options.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to the internet

Introduction to email

Tuesday 22 September

Getting to know email, what it is and how to use it.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to email

Introduction to browsing

Thursday 24 September

Gain an understanding of internet browsers and how to search for topics of interest.

Go to our event listing for more information and to register for Introduction to browsing