Enroll early and only undertake one course per month.
Reservations and payment for each course must be made and paid one week prior to the start of each course.

  • All reservations should be sent to our postal address otherwise by either phone or email to
  • Allan Rutherford CEO – Phone:  (03)352-4950 e-mail:

If paying by direct banking, our bank account is 020816-0376043-00. Please add your “surname” and the word ‘Course‘.

Note:  Our course Fee for 2018 are four sessions $40, and two sessions $25

Click here for an application form.

February 2018

Mondays 29th Jan to 19th Feb - 10am-12noon - Mac Basic 1

For Disk tops or Laptops details as follows
Jan 29 - Introduction & Familiarisation
Feb 5 - Applications, Dock, Documents & Filing
Feb 12 - Backing up, Launch Pad, Mail, Contacts & Safari
Feb 19 - Keyboard, Shortcuts, Special Characters

Wednesdays 31st Jan & 7th Feb - 2-4pm - Pages 1 & 2

Note This is two sessions only of a four session Course
Jan 31 - Creating & opening a Document, Toolbar, Editing Text
Feb 7 - Page Size, Paragraphs, Footer & Headers, Tab stops

Thursdays Ist Feb - 22nd Feb - 10am-12noon - Mac Basic 2

For Disk tops or Laptops details as follows
Feb 1 - Folders, Searching, Settings & Notifications
Feb 8 - File Formats, PDFs, Passwords & Cloud
Feb 15 - Photos, Email Attachments, CDs/DVDs & Time Machine
Feb 22 - Contacts, Calendar, Pages, Siri & Spam

Thursdays 1st Feb - 22nd Feb - 2-4pm iPad Basic

Feb 1 - iPad Basics - Part 1
Feb 8 - iPad Basics - Part 2
Feb 15 - Important IOS Applications - Part 1
Feb 22 - Important IOS Applications - Part 2

Mondays 12th & 19th of February - 2-4pm - Safari

Feb 12 - World Wide Web, Toolbar, Search, Commercial Web sites
Feb 19 - Preferences Bookmarks, History & Browsing

March 2018

Mondays 5th - 26th - 2-4pm - Photo

OS13 (High Sierra) version

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If you desire a course on another subject, check with the Course Convener immediately.


Those undertaking courses will be contacted by the course Convener.

Contact for Local Students:
Allan Rutherford – CEO
phone: (03)352-4950
or leave a message on his answer phone

Local students When making an entry, please forward the following information. Name, telephone number, email address, Computer model, and the programmed version you are using. That is found by clicking on the programmed name (e.g. Mail) and in the drop down menu click on “About Mail”. You will find the information in there.

All course applications & fees must be received by Treasurer at least 7 days prior to the course starting.

Contacts for Distance Members
For iPads & iPhones:
Barbara Blowes
phone: (03) 332-0673

Distance Course Notes are available by correspondence.
A full list of available courses is shown in Tutorials

Special Notes
Any member enrolling & paying for two courses in advance qualifies for a 3rd course free of charge. Inform the Treasurer of your decision at the time of application.

Repeating a course you have previously undertaken is $30

For descriptions of courses, check out our Tutorials page.