Courses

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: mac.seniornet@gmail.com

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 2017 are four session $40, three sessions $30 and two sessions $20

Click here for an application form.

May 2017

Tuesday 16th May -6th June . 10am-12noon . Mac Basics 1 for Macs

Introduction Course for Desktops and Laptops: four sessions of two hours

Tuesday 9th May -30th May . 2-4pm . iPad Basics

Covers iPad types, basic ops., multi-touch screen, setting up, creating iTunes accounts, opening, hiding & deleting apps, folders, keyboard, editing, settings, dictation, App Store, syncing, backing up, resetting, searching, Mail, Safari, reminders, maps.

Thursday 11th May - 18th May . 10am-12noon . Calendar for iPad (Two Sessions only)

 

Thursday 25th May - 1st June . 10am-12noon . Safari for iPad (Two Sessions only)

 

Thursday 11th May - 1st June . 2-4pm . Mac Advance Basics (Formerly Mac Basics 2)

What is Mac Basics 1 and 2?
Mac Computer Basics will help you get started and go through all the needed skills to use a Mac computer comfortably.
Covers searching, Quick Look, Dashboard, File Vault, Spaces, App and System Preferences, Software Update and App Store, Browser Apps and World Wide Web, E-mail apps, CDs, DVDs and SD Cards, viruses and malware. There are three slightly different versions. Mac Basics v2.1 is for computers using Snow Leopard and Lion. Mac Basics v2.2 is for those using Mountain Lion. Mac Basics v2.3 is for those using Maverick and Sierra.

June 2017

Tuesday 6th -27 June . 10am-12noon . Photo for iPad

 

Tuesday 6th -27 June . 2-4pm . Mac Basics 1

What is Mac Basics 1 and 2?
Mac Computer Basics will help you get started and go through all the needed skills to use a Mac computer comfortably.
Covers switching on, sleeping and shutting down, using a mouse and track pad, menus, files, folders and icons, working with windows, the sidebar and Dock, opening Apps, working with documents, the Internet, peripherals, Time Machine, the keyboard and Mission Control.

Thursday 8th - 15th June . 10am-12noon . Calendar for Mac (two Sessions only)

 

Thursday 8th - 15th June . 2-4pm . iPad Basics

Covers iPad types, basic ops., multi-touch screen, setting up, creating iTunes accounts, opening, hiding & deleting apps, folders, keyboard, editing, settings, dictation, App Store, syncing, backing up, resetting, searching, Mail, Safari, reminders, maps.

Thursday 22nd - 29th June . 10am-12noon . Mail for Mac (Two Sessions only)

 

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

WANTING FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT ANY COURSE – SEE BELOW

Those undertaking courses will be contacted by the course Convener.

Contact for Local Students:
Derek Brown – Course Convener
phone: (03)365-6341
e-mail: derandmar@xtra.co.nz
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
e-mail: Barbaras.Treasures@xtra.co.nz

For all other applications:
Brian Henderson
phone: (03)942-5293
e-mail: bsh.hen@paradise.net.nz
or P.O.Box 475 Christchurch, 8140

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 $25

For descriptions of courses, check out our Tutorials page.