Breath­ing life into learn­ing

Central Leader - - News -

You may have seen Learn­ing Post at the Polyfest where they drew quite a crowd.

It seems peo­ple of all ages and cul­tures are looking for con­ve­nient ways to learn new skills and judg­ing from the huge re­sponse at the Polyfest, Learn­ing Post is clearly fill­ing a real need in the com­mu­nity.

Th­ese days most ar­eas of work and ev­ery day life re­quire some com­put­ing and busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion knowl­edge. It is more im­por­tant now than ever to stay up to date with the lat­est pro­grammes and sys­tems so you can of­fer the right skills and qual­i­fi­ca­tions.

For many peo­ple a busy work sched­ule, fam­ily com­mit­ments or a dif­fi­cult lo­ca­tion make it hard to get the train­ing and qual­i­fi­ca­tions they need.

Learn­ing Post pro­vides a range of dis­tant learn­ing cour­ses and qual­i­fi­ca­tions in com­put­ing and busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion for all lev­els of abil­ity from be­gin­ners to diploma level.

Their spe­cially de­vised cus­tomer friendly cour­ses en­able you to gain the qual­i­fi­ca­tions and skills you need while fit­ting in with your cur­rent life­style. You get all the in­for­ma­tion, train­ing and sup­port you need and the highly skilled tu­tors are just an email or phone call away, best of all you can study when­ever and wher­ever you like and at your own pace.

If you get frus­trated slowly stum­bling through com­puter pro­grams a Skill Booster course could be for you. Get up to speed fast with cour­ses in com­put­ing ba­sics, Pow­erPoint, Pho­to­shop, Ex­cel, Word, and more.

The Cer­tifi­cate in Com­puter Es­sen­tials is per­fect if you are just start­ing out, re­turn­ing to the work force or need­ing a recog­nised qual­i­fi­ca­tion in com­put­ing. The course cov­ers gen­eral com­put­ing, word and doc­u­ment pro­cess­ing, desk­top pre­sen­ta­tions, text man­age­ment and cus­tomer en­quiries.

The Cer­tifi­cate in Prac­ti­cal Ac­count­ing cov­ers a broad range of ac­count­ing con­cepts in­clud­ing pay­roll, fi­nan­cial state­ments, word pro­cess­ing, spread­sheets and more, as well as cov­er­ing MYOB fun­da­men­tals. Th­ese are es­sen­tial skills for those run­ning their own busi­ness, work­ing in ac­count­ing or wish­ing to be­come an ac­coun­tant.

Learn­ing Post also of­fers as­sess­ment ser­vices in a range of top­ics, ideal for stu­dents who need to gain cred­its for ter­tiary or other stud­ies.

All cer­tifi­cates and diplo­mas at Learn­ing Post are NZQA ac­cred­ited giv­ing you the qual­i­fi­ca­tions and con­fi­dence to go fur­ther in your ca­reer.

For more in­for­ma­tion on how Learn­ing Post can help you get the skills you need visit www.learn­ing­post.ac.nz or phone 0800 895 895.

Polyfest fun: While the Polyfest was a great time to re­lax and have fun the Learn­ing Post team met many peo­ple keen to up skill and learn.

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