Otago Polytechnic

Introduction to Computing


Mosgiel Community Learning Centre

One year, part-time
  • Location
    Study breaks
  • Mosgiel
    11 February 2020
  • Mosgiel
    1 July 2020
Want a free and easy way to gain computing skills?

This course is ideal!

Suitable for those with few or no computing skills, it can also be used as a refresher course for slightly more experienced users. The flexibility of the course allows you to start at any time and to work at a pace that suits you with help from a facilitator when required. Topics covered include an introductory course to Word, Excel and Powerpoint basics. The skills you gain in this course are a good pathway into certificates in computing and business administration.


Mosgiel Library

Address: 7 Hartstonge Avenue, Mosgiel

Phone: 0800 762 786 or 03 477 3014
Email: Jacquie.hayes@op.ac.nz    

Entry requirements

Open entry.

Additional documentation

You must supply certified copies of proof of identify e.g. passport or birth certificate.

You will study
  • Windows Basics
  • Introductory Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Internet/email.
Your workload

This course is flexible so that you can work at a pace that suits you.

Further study options

Build upon your skills and boost your employment potential with our New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3). This programme is offered at our Dunedin campus over one semester full-time.

For further information

Please email Jacquie.hayes@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 765 786.


While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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