Stepping Up

Stepping Up LogoStepping up is for anyone with basic computer knowledge wishing to develop skills relevant to their work and life.

What to expect

Each self-paced module takes 2 to 2.5 hours to complete, with your tutor there to help as needed. A wide range of digital steps is available.

Don’t have a computer?

If you don’t have a computer already in your home, you may be eligible for one through our Computers in Homes programme. Please call WestREAP and ask about our Computers in Homes Family Criteria.

Course Details

Courses run in both Hokitika and Greymouth throughout every school term. Each term starts off with an overview and refresher session of the basic skills you already have. From that point forward we encourage you to choose your own modules to learn.

Modules on offer include but are not limited to:

  • Computer Basics
  • MS Word – Text Formatting
  • MS Word – Editing Documents
  • Email – Setting up and Account
  • Email – Using Email
  • Google &  The Internet
  • Internet Safety & Security
  • Facebook
  • Skype
  • Youtube
  • Trademe
  • Employment – Preparation
  • Employment – Finding a job
  • Introduction to Spreadsheets
  • Slide Shows – PowerPoint
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Digital Design – Publisher