Life Learning

Free Community Programmes

Equipping people of all ages with the confidence and foundational skills they need to take their goals to the next level.


All ages welcome (16+)


Foundation level learning – No credits or qualifications needed


Free day and night courses.


All programmes are temporarily online due to lockdown

Register TODAY for one, or all, of our FREE Lockdown Learning day, afternoon and evening courses!

Run online during lockdown and face-to-face in person at Level 2 and Level 1

PLUS – all courses are FREE OF CHARGE! There’s NO cost to you!

Basic Maths – Beginners & Improvers


Evening: 7.00pm-9.00 pm

4 week course

  • Move from fearful to fearless with math and numbers!
  • Become confident working-out common calculations in your head
  • Is it Really a Good Deal? – Understanding promotions, discounts, and sales offers

Computer Confidence for Absolute Beginners


Evening: 7.00pm-8.30pm

4 week course

  • Do I Have to Use a Computer? – Types of Devices and What Each One Does
  • Understanding ‘Computer-Speak’ – Discover common Computer Language and terms
  • Is It Worth It? – Exploring the Benefits of Connecting Online
  • Putting It Into Practice – Gaining Confidence in the Digital World

Everyday English (ESOL)

Day: Monday-Thursday, 9.15am-2.45pm

Evening: Tuesday-Thursday, 7.00pm – 8.30pm

13 week course

  • Build your confidence speaking English at home, at work, and in everyday life
  • Learn important words and phrases used by banks, doctors, and teachers
  • Make friends and meet people wanting to improve their English too!
  • Two courses available: Day OR Evening – starting 13 September

Learning To Learn (Adults)


Evening: 7.00pm-8.30pm

4 week course

  • It’s never too late to learn! – Why learning is easier when you’re an adult
  • Making learning fun! – How to make learning fun and enjoyable
  • Guaranteeing Learning Success – Tips & Tricks to ensuring achievement
  • Becoming a Life-Long Learner – Making learning a habit in everyday life

    Safe at Work


    Evening: 7.00pm-9.00 pm

    3 week course

    • Health & Safety at work – Essentials
    • Understanding common Health & Safety language
    • Completing Health & Safety paperwork confidently

    Up-Level Your English

    Tuesday & Thursday

    Afternoon: 2.00pm-4.30pm

    8 week course

    • Improve your spoken everyday English
    • Improve your written everyday English
    • Learn more English words and phrases
    • Become more confident in interviews and conversations

      Winning with Wellness


      Evening: 7.00pm-8.30pm

      4 week course

      • What is Wellness? – A closer look at food, physical, whanau and fun!
      • What’s Your Why? – Getting and staying motivated
      • Where Should I Start? – Creating a step-by-step plan that’s right for YOU!
      • Walking the Talk – Tips and Tricks for Taking Action that works!

      English for Beginners


      Evening: 6.00pm-9.00pm

      8 week course

      • Improve speaking everyday English
      • Improve your listening skills
      • Improve reading in English
      • Improve your English writing skills
      • Fun, friendly class!


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      0800 004 222


      10 Norman Spencer Drive, Papatoetoe Auckland, 2104

      Opening Hours

      Monday – Friday
      8:30am – 5:00pm

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      Pacific Peoples

      Pasifika Employment & Education


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      Intensive Literacy & Numeracy


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