Waimea College


Computing & Technology

Introduction to Photoshop:  Wednesday 6.30 – 8.30 pm  (6 weeks)

Course suitable for those with basic computing skills.  Gain the confidence to navigate around Adobe Photoshop with ease.  We’ll look at photo enhancement tools and techniques, resolution and file management and images.  A guide book will be supplied.

Tutor: Geri Sheppard  1 Mar – 5 Apr                                                                                            Fee $97


Digital Photography:    Tuesday 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  21 Feb – 11 Apr                                                                                           Fee $145


iPad Portable Devices:  Thursday 7.00 – 8.30 pm (4 weeks)

This hands on course will show you how to move about your iPad device, fingertip shortcuts, connecting to the Internet, fun applications and keeping safe.  Getting new apps, taking pictures and organising picture albums will be covered. Apple iPad devices only.

Tutor: Laura McIntyre       23 Feb – 16 Mar                                                                              Fee $65


CAD Mechanical Engineering & Product Design:   Monday  7.00 pm – 9.00 pm (9 weeks)

Introduction to “Auto Desk Inventor” 3D CAD software to explore and develop your own design ideas.  Offers an easy-to-use set of tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation. Digital Prototyping with “Inventor” helps you design and validate your products before they are built to deliver better products faster.  Also includes 3D printing demonstration.  Basic computer skills required and some CAD experience advantageous.

Tutor: Kevin Thwaites       13 Feb – 10 Apr                                  Fee $150 plus some additional material costs