special interest courses

New Apple Mobile courses for 2020 

Seniornet Warkworth introduces all new Apple courses for iPhone and iPad in 2020. Each device has tow courses of two hours each. Essentials for beginners and those needing a refresher on the very basics and Extra for those wanting to learn the functionality of the built in apps.

Courses for will run back to back so a student can combine both together or select the course that best suits their needs and experience


Essentials Course

A two week course covering all of the basic functions of your device in detail. Offers an excellent opportunity to build confidence and understand how use settings to make your device do what you want it to. 

Extra Course

A two week course that covers many of the most commonly used built in apps such as mail, web browsing, and the camera and many more, This course is an  ideal extension for those who have completed the Essentials course or those who already understand the basic functionality of their device.


Book your place by contacting the course tutor Mark Croft on 021-632-240 or mark.croft.ak@gmail.com or come in to a help session on a Friday between 12 noon and 1:30pm

Qualifying Devices for these courses – click above for more information

iPad – Air 2 or newer; iPad 5th Generation or newer; iPad Mini 4 or newer; iPad Pro (all models)

iPhone – 6s or 6s Plus or newer 

Android Mobile Phones (Other than Samsung).   Ann Murphy and Alan Spicer, 2 sessions $20 

This is a beginners course that will cover basic phone functions:
Setting up your phone, phone calling, texting, emails, photos, using Google Maps, calendar, Facebook, keeping your phone updated.

Or phone now: Ann (09-425-5211) or Alan (09-422-2685) 

Make a Website Introduction – 6  sessions $60.00. 

We use WordPress with a theme OceanWp and the page builder Elementor. A fully hosted, live student web site for you to work and practice on is provided. There is plenty assisted hands on.  

Getting Started with Genealogy-

4 sessions – $30. 

Bookings are essential 

Learn how to trace your ancestry using the records of Births, Deaths, and Marriage, Census and Electoral Rolls; Parish Records, Historic Newspapers.

Samsung Smartphones- 
4 sessions – $30. 

Samsung Smartphones
Google’s Android Operating System powers the majority of all tablets and phones.
We offer a 4-lesson course for your Android Phone, concentrating on Samsung models. Lessons are interactive with small class numbers to ensure students get
the best hands on tuition.
Our Android Smartphone course consists of 4 lessons, each of 2 hours’ duration, with notes provided

Samsung Tablets 

4 sessions – $30.00

Android Tablets come in all shapes and sizes, with differing versions of Android, and different faces, so we confine these lessons to the Samsung brand. 

Introduction to Legacy  Genealogy Software

4 sessions – $30.00

Learn to use many of the features contained in this Award Winning FREE Software

Photoshop Image Editing – Basic

4 sessions – $30.00

Bring out the best in your digital images to enhance and repair your photos, add and remove people or objects from a picture, even learn how to transform  black and white into coloured .

Digital Scrapbooking

4 sessions – $30.00

 A fairly new form of scrapbooking which involves the use of a computer and graphics software to create stunning visual layouts of your photos.

Photoshop Image Editing – Advanced

4 sessions – $30.00

This course follows on from the basic Photo editing course and explores many other features available in Photo Shop Elements.

Power Point

4 sessions – $30.00

We will show you how to use PowerPoint to make stunning personal photo slide shows that can be played at parties. Bring those photos alive.