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Short Courses

Whether you want to pursue a passion, improve your work skills or discover a new interest, our part time interest and hobby courses provide the perfect opportunity to fit learning into a busy lifestyle.

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Digital Basics

If you’re new to computers, this 20-hour course is the perfect way to learn the basics and become a confident computer user.

20 Hours

Becoming a Digital Citizen

Gain confidence in the digital world with this 25-hour course.

25 Hours

Google Apps - Tips and Tricks

Introducing our New Google Apps Tips and Tricks course

25 Hours

Google for the Office

Create and edit documents, spreadsheets, forms and slides using Google products.

20 Hours

Google Sites

Learn how to create your own website in just a few clicks.

20 Hours

Access for Beginners

Develop your skills using Microsoft Access / Office 365.

25 Hours

Access Enhanced

Enhance your knowledge and build your skills in Microsoft Access / Office 365.

30 Hours

Publisher for Beginners

Develop your skills using Microsoft Publisher / Office 365 to produce published documents such as flyers, leaflets, newsletters, posters, menus and advertisements for business and home use.

Business

Keyboarding

Learn how to use the keyboard correctly and develop your touch-typing technique. Alpha-numeric, symbols, and special characters.

24 Hours
Business

PowerPoint for Beginners

Develop your skills in Microsoft PowerPoint / Office 365 to plan, design, create and deliver a presentation.

Excel for Beginners

Develop your skills using the spreadsheet application package Microsoft Excel / Office 365.

Business

Excel Enhanced

Enhance your knowledge and build your skills in Microsoft Excel / Office 365.

25 Hours
Business

Word for Beginners

Develop your skills using the word processing application package Microsoft Word / Office 365. Enter, edit and format text to produce professional-looking Word documents; preview and print word processing files.

Business

Word Enhanced

Enhance your knowledge and build your skills in Microsoft Word / Office 365.

Business

EWRB Electrical Inspectors Registration

At the completion of this course you will have passed the EWRB practical assessments, and be ready to sit the EWRB Electrical Inspectors written exam.

52 Hours
Starts: September
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Exam Revision Regulations

To enable students to revise Electrical Legislation Codes & Standards and practice examination techniques needed for the registration examination for Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Starts: July
Sullivan Ave
Trades

Electrical Theory Revision

To enable students to revise and practice Electrical Theory for the registration examination for Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Starts: July
Sullivan Ave
Trades

Cable Location Training

Learn how to locate and work safely around electrical cables.

1 Week
Trades

EWRB Electrical Service Technician

Provided for Electrical Service Technician registration, this course includes theory, regulations and standards, and practical skill assessments.

2 Weeks
Starts: August
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrical Service Technician

Provided for Electrical Service Technician registration, this course includes theory, regulations and standards plus practical skill assessments.

20 Weeks
Starts: July
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrical Appliance Serviceperson

This short course will ensure you have the knowledge and practical skills required of an electrical appliance serviceperson.

2 Weeks
Starts: August
Sullivan Ave
Trades

Electrical Appliance Servicing

This short course will ensure you have the knowledge and practical skills required of an electrical appliance serviceperson.

20 Weeks
Starts: July
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrical Safety first aid and CPR for Practicing

Refresh your knowledge in critical safety skills specific to the electrical industry.

1 Day
Starts: June
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrical Safety for Practicing

In this course you will learn about electrical safety.

1 Day
Starts: June
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrical Practical Assessment

You will sit an assessment based on special practicals (Stage 3) which works towards the EWRB Registration.

52 Hours
Starts: October
Sullivan Ave
Trades

EWRB Electrician Practical Assessment Stage 1, 2 and 3

This course is for candidates who require evidence of capability at Stages 1, 2 and 3, and who have been directed by EWRB for assessment of practical capability at all 3 Stages prior to seeking New Zealand EWRB registration as an Electrician.

2 Weeks
Starts: October
Sullivan Ave
Trades

Career Skills

To enable students to explore and progress towards future education and/or employment opportunities.

Language and Education

Updating Skills

To enable students to explore and progress towards future education and/or employment opportunities.

Starts: July
Madras Street

Assertive Communication and Confidence

To enable students to enhance their communication skills by learning and practicing assertive communication techniques.

12 Hours
Starts: June
Madras Street
Language and Education

Effective Anger Management for Women

To enable students to develop effective anger management techniques.

12 Hours
Starts: July
Madras Street
Language and Education

Self Development for Women

To enable students to enhance their sense of self-worth by learning about themselves and about their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.

12 Hours
Starts: August
Madras Street
Language and Education

New Outlook for Women

To enable students to enhance their self-awareness and confidence, by finding direction in their lives.

9 Weeks
Starts: July
Madras Street
Language and Education

Self-Empowerment for Women

To enable students to enhance their sense of personal identity by learning about their strengths, and the influence their actions and thoughts can have over their lives.

12 Hours
Starts: October
Madras Street
Language and Education

Self Esteem for Women

To enable students to enhance their self-esteem by learning about themselves and strategies to promote healthy thinking patterns.

12 Hours
Starts: November
Madras Street
Language and Education