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Got a computer or smartphone?

Want to use it for life, hobbies, family or work?

Stepping UP free computer classes are for you!

Stepping UP is free community-based training that builds your digital skills and knowledge in small easy steps, in subjects that interest you for your life or work.

Each self-paced module takes two hours, in a relaxed and sociable space, with a friendly library tutor there to help.

No cost, no tests, no pressure, no ongoing commitment.

Here’s how it works

Choose from 34 digital steps for the skills you want to learn.  Modules cover topics from computer basics to family history, home finances to digital photo editing – in short, easy steps.

Find your local training venue: public libraries, schools, community centres or our mobile classroom ‘Dora’.

Book your place on upcoming courses. All courses are free!

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Stepping UP is run by the Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa (DIAA).

The programme was started by 20/20 Trust in 2009, with initial support from Microsoft, and was transferred to DIAA in August 2018.

Today we offer Stepping UP to local residents in partnership with over 50 public libraries and community training centres throughout New Zealand.  Read more about it…

  • Stepping UP is free community-based computer & internet training for all adults.
  • Many Stepping UP course module classes are held in public libraries.
  • Your Stepping UP tutor helps whenever you need it.
  • Stepping UP is free community-based computer & internet training that helps adults build their digital skills in small easy steps.