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Software Solutions
100% NZ Owned and Operated, Support NZ    07 5434846 

By itself a computer is nothing more than an expensive bookend ...
it's the software that makes your computer useful ...
We Develop Solutions and Support Software Users as well as Educate with Training Solutions
Owner: Cathi Barker           Mobile: 027 2852389          Email: cathi@xtra.co.nz         Skype: cathi.barker69

About Us

Software Solutions

Software Solutions has been training, developing and supporting clients since 1994 and we are the preferred trainer to over 9,000 clients.  We originated in Rotorua 23 years ago, but our clientele spans across the whole of New Zealand.  We are a independent, owner operated, New Zealand owned business based in Tauranga.


Our points of difference are...

  • Highly Qualified and Experienced Trainer: You will be taught by Cathi Barker with over 30 years’ experience in IT with particular strengths in software training, support, and development.  Cathi is New Zealand's first Microsoft Master, and holds many qualifications including Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, Microsoft Office 97, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 & 2013 Master and Master Instructor.  Cathi has written and has had six Microsoft books published in Canada, and has been a senior exam writer and reviewer for Microsoft® in the USA for over 17 years.  Cathi is known as an expert in her field, and qualified to teach from beginners to advanced 
  • Huge Variety of Courses: We offer a wide range of courses in all Microsoft Office products, and all versions and from beginners to advanced level. As well as other products such as Adobe. We write and develop all our own material, and we are happy to create a customised course tailored to met your exact requirements if you wish
  • Mobile: We are happy to travel and train at your site
  • Fully Equipped Training Venue: We offer an extensive timetable of courses, so you can come to our Training Suite on Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga.  Our venue is in a quiet park like setting with ample parking and a fully equipped training suite.  
  • Large groups or Private Tuition: We offer individual private tuition, or small or large group training 
  • Distance Learning: for those who can’t make it to class we offer a range of Teach Yourself Packages that can be bought from our web store


Software Solutions welcomes the opportunity to help solve, teach or develop a software solution for you, simply contact Cathi Barker

Cathi Barker

Cathi Barker

Founder/ Owner Software Solutions