Stepping Up [Digital Skills For Life]

Stepping UP offers free community programmes that support New Zealanders to build their computer, smartphone and digital skills in small easy steps. 

Make a booking with a librarian to help you build skills and confidence today.
 

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Email Setting Up

You will learn how to set up an Email account.
This class is intended for people who don't already have an email account. If you have a cell phone please bring this to the class in order to receive a text verification code to set up your email account

  • Create a free email account

  • Navigating around your email account

  • Add an address to your contacts list

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CARTERTON LIBRARY / MONDAY 2ND MAY

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / FRIDAY 6TH MAY

MARTINBOROUGH LIBRARY / MONDAY 9TH MAY

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY / FRIDAY 12TH MAY

Email Essentials

You will learn how to use your email account.

Participants must already have an email account or have attended the Stepping UP Email 1 (Setting up and email account) class

  • Sending, receiving, replying and forwarding emails

  • Sending, receiving and saving an attachment

  • Creating folders for groups

  • Recognising SPAM and other potentially harmful email

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CARTERTON LIBRARY / MONDAY 16TH MAY

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / FRIDAY 20TH MAY

MARTINBOROUGH LIBRARY / MONDAY 23RD MAY

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY / FRIDAY 26TH MAY

Intro to Smartphones

Basic tuition to get you started using your cell phone and tips and tricks you may not know. 

Prerequisites: Your Smartphone
You will learn how to use a Smartphone for everyday life:

• Gestures
• Connecting WiFi
• Setting up your email
• The lock screen
• The App Store
• Switching between apps
• Setting main apps & folders
• The Camera
• Copy and pasting text
• Keep an eye on battery power
• Mobile data usage

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CARTERTON LIBRARY / MONDAY 30TH MAY

GREYTOWN LIBRARY / FRIDAY 3RD JUNE

Intro to Tablet

You will learn how to move around your Tablet, how to connect to the Internet and use apps.

Prerequisites: Your Tablet
You will learn how to use a Tablet for everyday life:

  • The differences between a PC and a Tablet

  • Touch, tap, swipe, pinch, hold and drag

  • Connecting to WiFi

  • Set up security

  • Surfing the Web

  • How to download and install Apps (programmes)

  • How to use your tablet for e-Reading

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CARTERTON LIBRARY / MONDAY 27TH JUNE