Course details

Community Computing
Domestic tuition $0 per year

About the course

Learn the basics of computing. Give yourself a confident start by enroling in one of the beginner modules using Microsoft Office.

  • This programme is only able to be completed at the EIT locations listed above.
    Students have a maximum of 20 hours access to a computer to complete on of the modules.
  • You can learn basic keyboarding and mouse skills, basic Microsoft letter formatting and spreadsheet skills.

When you’ve completed one or more of EIT’s Community Computing programmes you’ll have basic computing skills. If you want to go onto further study at EIT we recommend National Certificate in Computing Level 2.

The Community Computing programmes use Microsoft Office software. You’ll have the use of a computer at EIT where you can work at your own pace using EIT’s workbooks. And, if you need help, an EIT learning facilitator will be on hand to help you.

You’ll choose from the preferred time slots at your chosen centre when and how often to come. You can fast-track your progress or take it more slowly – it’s up to you!

Please feel free to make an appointment to discuss your study options. You can meet with our staff in person at our Hawke’s Bay or Tairāwhiti Gisborne campuses, or simply give us a call on 0800 22 55 348.

Entry requirements

Open to New Zealand residents and permanent citizens who are at least 16 years old.

About the provider

The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) offers you over 160 qualifications from certificate and diploma, to degree and postgraduate level at campuses in Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland.

Or learn at one of our Regional Learning Centres situated in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Waipukurau and Wairoa.

EIT Hawke's Bay is one of New Zealand's most attractive campuses with superb architecture and shaded outdoor areas for study on warm days. EIT Tairāwhiti two campuses are located in the heart of Gisborne, near the Taruheru River, and you can get more central than EIT Auckland location on Queen Street!

When you choose to study at EIT you'll get the kind of experiences that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to get ahead, whether you want to break into your chosen career or change direction in life.