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Computer Classes - After School, Saturday & School Holidays

Computer Classes - After School, Saturday & School Holidays

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  • Sat 25 Nov ’17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat 2 Dec ’17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat 9 Dec ’17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat 16 Dec ’17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sat 23 Dec ’17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
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Grand Training - Lambton Quay, 2 Woodward St, Wellington Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • School Holidays 9:30-4pm (open from 8:30 to 5pm) 4 days: $370.00
  • School Holidays 9:30-4pm (open from 8:30 to 5pm) 5 days: $460.00
  • After School 3:45 - 5:15 pm open from 3:30pm: $30.00
  • Saturday 1 - 4 pm: $50.00
  • School Holidays 9:30-4pm (open from 8:30 to 5pm) 2 days: $185.00

Fun and excellent computer education for ages 5-17. Small groups 4-6 children.
For full details call or www.grandtraining.co.nz

Minecraft: Introduction – Wood Puncher to Architect:
Discover the fun and creativity of Minecraft. Understand basic logic, use Redstone, create contraptions and make amazing games bases. Learn more construction: from a nice looking house to a fully functional castle and much, much more!

Minecraft: Advanced - Architect to World Builder:
Be challenged! Beyond simple circuits; logic gates, build functioning computer parts using Redstone. Construction mastery: create impregnable fortresses, siege warfare, traps, and much more. Adventure maps: make the ultimate challenge from parkour to minigames and adventures. Advanced commands, challenges, map editing. Attend, again and again, different experiences guaranteed!

Minecraft: MOD pack
Make resource and Mod packs. Give cows a Steve face! Use Forge to customise your Minecraft experience just how you like it, play your own mods with friends. This course is for you!

Tekkit Basic:
Beyond standard Minecraft. Learn the technic platform and the Hexxit and Tekkit mod packs. Use the most popular mods to build factories, explore new lands, and fight new creatures. Even fly to the moon! We use challenges, learning exercises - even a few puzzles.

Tekkit Advanced:
Advanced mod packs, mod challenges and objectives. We provide resources for students to learn for themselves, e.g. wiki’s, videos. We use pre-built challenges.

Server Intro:
No experience on bukkit servers needed. Covers operation of plugins from in game, no out of game server work. Includes economy, construction, pvp, etc plugins on pre-prepared server files. Covers differences between unmodded, and modded servers (Plugin additions, not forge).

Server Basics:
From basic multiplayer to complex, modified and customised servers!

- Scratch Coding - Beginners Age 7+.
Get excited about the wonders of coding. Easy and enjoyable, create animations and games, interactive stories and other projects. Have fun developing important problem-solving skills. Learn to think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively.

- Scratch Coding - Intermediate:
Create more interactivity, animations, add multiple levels, timers and health counters.

- Python Coding - Junior 7 to 9, Intermediate 10+
An enjoyable and accessible introduction to the fundamentals of Python.

- Java Coding age 11+
Learn the principles and terminology in all coding languages by coding in Java.

- Learn to Code - Introduction:
Understand the principles and terminology behind all coding languages. No coding experience required.

- A Discovery Course in Computing age 5+
Enjoyable and fun a voyage of discovery. Sessions on animations, use PowerPoint as an artist to make ID cards and drawings, Excel and Word. Discover and find out what is best for you.

- Create 3D Video Games age 7+
Create a multi-level game with a labyrinth of rooms, water or lava below, sky above and outdoor scenes. Add doors, elevators, teleporters, enemies, guns, health packs etc. Create 3D models, add start, win and lose screens. Take it come with you!

- Web Design Age 9+
No experience necessary. Learn HTML, CSS and Bootstrap to make a truly responsive website to work on mobiles. Link to YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

- Intermediate & Advanced Workshops:
For experienced users. Sessions may include build a PC, web design, graphics and animations, create 3D games, databases, coding, network computers, run a web site, video edit, movie making and more.

- Build Your Own Computer.
Learn the parts, terminology and principles involved to build or upgrade a computer. Assemble motherboard, CPU, RAM, add cards, disk drives and install Windows.

- Film & Video Edit:
Storyboard, break into scenes and shots, plan a shoot understand types of shots and how to frame and compose. Computer edit; add sound, transitions, titles, credits and publish to YouTube.

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