Fees-FREE | Community Computing


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.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

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.


You can start at any time


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

Study Pathways

There are many computing, accounting and business programmes you can continue on with after you’ve completed Community Computing. Just ask one of EIT’s friendly staff to find out more.


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.