Waimea College


Computing & Technology

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Exploring Photoshop:     Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 pm   (6 weeks)

For those with some knowledge of Photoshop, prior completion of Introduction course highly recommended. It’s a fun, projects based course looking at photo enhancement techniques in more depth, collage, web prep and some graphic design ideas.  A guide book will be supplied.

Tutor: Geri Sheppard  24 May – 28 June                                                                                                     Fee $97


Digital Photography:    Monday 6.30 – 8.30 pm  (8 weeks)

Students will gain a stronger understanding and confidence in using their digital cameras.  Techniques to increase their success and take control of the creative aspects of their photography will be taught in a fun and highly informative course. Beginners welcome.

Tutor:  Robert Palmer  8 May – 3 July  (no class 5 June)                                                                      Fee $145


Xero Basics:   Tuesday 6.30 – 8.30 pm (4 weeks)

This short course will introduce you to Xero, an online accounting package.  We cover how to navigate through the program, basic data entry of sales and purchases, coding bank entries from the bank feeds, and month end bank reconciliation and GST preparation. Does not include payroll.

Tutor: Laura McIntyre       16 May – 6 June                                                                                               Fee $80


Radio Controlled Model Aircraft:  Monday 7.00 – 8.30 pm  (2 weeks) + Saturday/Sunday TBC   NEW

Are you interested in learning to fly radio controlled electric model aircraft? This short introductory course covers the basics of model and equipment selection, setting up the aircraft, and what to know for your first flight.  Learn how to make the correct equipment choice and maximise successful flying.  Includes a practical weekend 90 min session at the Wakapuaka model flying site (weather permitting).  Open to college students with an also enrolled parent/caregiver.

Tutor: Murray Irvine  8 May – 15 May + Weekend session TBC                                                       Fee $70