How-do-I... Keep in touch

keep in touch

We can help you keep in touch with your friends and family, your community, your clubs, your clients, in fact almost anybody with a phone connection or an online address. You can use technology (e.g. smartphone, PC, tablet, laptop) or social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Whatsapp) to send text or audio messages; send emails; speak one-on-one or make group calls; video chat or have face-to-face calls. Below are links to the courses and workshops we offer.



android smart phoneAndroid: Phone and SMS Text

This is a course for people new to Android smartphones, or for members who feel they require remedial help.You need to have attended the Android Starter Course or be competent with its course content. 


android smart phoneAndroid: Smartphone Messaging

This course follows on from the one called Android Starter so you need to have those basic skills with your Android Smartphone. The course is not suitable for absolute beginners.


facebook logoFacebook for Beginners

The aim of this course is to show you some basics of how to use Facebook safely. Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with your family and friends, to find out what everyone is doing and to see their photographs and videos. 


iphonesiPhone Starter

This is a basic starter course for people new to iPhones. Learn how to make and receive phone calls, how to send, receive and reply to texts, how to add Contacts and much more about the uses of your mobile phone.


mac mailMac Mail

A basic course to get you started emailing on your Apple Mac Desktop or laptop computer. You will learn to write and send an email; to open, read and reply to emails sent to you; to edit and add to contacts; to add photos and files and much more.


skype logoSkype

Millions of people use Skype to keep in touch with friends and families wherever they are in the world. Nothing beats actually seeing that person on the other end of the connection. Skype allows you to communicate with other Skype users free of charge.


twitter logoTwitter for Beginners

Twitter is a social network, although many people now think of Twitter as a news source. Today's Twitter is less focused on “What are you doing?” and more about “What’s going on?”, with a focus on sharing relevant information. 


whatsappWhatsApp Messenger

This is a free proprietary cross-platform instant messaging App for smartphones. It uses your phone’s Internet to send text messages, documents, images, video, user location and audio media messages to other WhatsApp users all over the world.


Please register early to secure your place in our Courses and Workshops:

  • Click here (Timetable) to see if there is currently a course scheduled.
  • You need to supply the name of course or workshop and your membership number.
  • If the course you want is not listed on the Timetable please email
  • NOTE - There is no need to enrol for Interest Groups, Help Sessions or Club Day Meetings, just turn up
  • REMEMBER - You need to be a paid-up member of SeniorNet Nelson to take a course.