Upcoming Courses

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Term Three classes are open for enrolment – starting July 2024.

Please browse through the many options available to you. We are once again offering a comprehensive selection of programmes.

Please click on the course and it will take you to the detailed course information and enrolment page for this course. 

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The Adult Learning Team – email us on acecoordinator@aorere.ac.nz 

Free courses in 2024

Course Name Duration Price
Aorere College    
English - Beginners/Pre-Intermediate 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
English - Intermediate/Upper Intermediate 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Making Sense of Life and Living 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Move It, Shake It, Fitness for All 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Money Skills 3 weeks $0.00 incl.
Onehunga High School    
Business English for ESOL Learners in the workplace 5 weeks $0.00 incl.
English Beginners and Pre-Intermediate 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
English Conversation Club - All Levels 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
English Intermediate and Upper Intermediate 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
ESOL - Kiwi English for Beginners/ Pre-Intermediate - Tangaroa College 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Foundation English Kiwi Culture and Integration Programme (twice per week) 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
General English - All Intermediate Levels 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Job Skills and Interview Coaching for ESOL Learners  5 weeks $0.00 incl.
Kiwi English for Migrants Level 1 4 weeks $0.00 incl.
Kiwi English for Migrants Level 2 4 weeks $0.00 incl.
Learner Licence (Theory) - Tangaroa College 6 weeks $0.00 incl.
Money Skills 3 weeks $0.00 incl.
Step with R'n'B - Tangaroa College 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
R'n'B Step Level Up - Tangaroa College 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
Rosehill College    
Effective Stress Management 6 weeks $0.00 incl.
ESOL - Kiwi English Beginners/Pre-Intermediate 8 weeks $0.00 incl.

Our courses at a glance


Woodwork Skills (Beginners)

Make a simple table out of wood.  Learn many essential woodworking skills - measuring, sawing, joinery, glueing and using different tools.  Timber extra. 


Yoga for Beginners (St Johns)

Yoga is for all ages and fitness abilities.  Focus on flexibility, relaxation, correct posture and breathing.  Bring a yoga mat, foam bedroll, a large towel and a light blanket for relaxation.  Yoga is practised on an empty stomach. For beginners and post beginners.


Ukulele (Beginners)

Want to begin to play the Ukulele?  Learn chords, songs, finger-picking and strumming in this friendly class.  Suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience.  BYO ukulele (tuner and stand helpful). 


Spanish (Beginners)

Hola!  Learn the basic language of Spain and South America.  This is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages.  In this introductory class, you will learn this beautiful language.


Sewing (Beginners) - Tuesday

Learn how to lay your pattern on the material, cut out and sew garments. Bring pattern, material, thread, scissors and pins to first class. Bring a machine if you have one. Some machines are available for use in class.


Mindful Colouring (St Johns)

A creative self-expression course specially designed for those with special needs and disabilities, this workshop aims to develop the practice of mindfulness relaxation through the exploration of colour and colouring using felt tip pens and coloured pencils on black and white designs.


Korowai - Maori Cloak Art

Want to learn how to make a Maori Korowai (Feather cloak)?

Learn the Maori skills and techniques including basic protocols / tikanga, and Te Reo for cloak-making using contemporary materials.  Work towards your very own feather cloak.  Materials extra.


Harmonium - Indian Keyboard (Beginners)

A harmonium, also called a "melodeon", "reed organ" or "pump organ", is a keyboard instrument that is a lot like an organ. It makes sound by blowing air through reeds, which are tuned to different pitches to make musical notes. You will be taken through practical lessons to play the harmonium. This is an instrumental lesson so you will need your own harmonium. The Hindustani Classical syllabus would be covered through this course.


Digital Photography (Beginners)

Take beautiful photos and make works of art.  Master the functions of your DSLR camera through an understanding of basic photographic concepts including post-editing.  BYO digital camera.


Car Maintenance and Repairs

Car driving you crazy? Take this course before you take matters into your own hands!

Practical car maintenance for home mechanics.  Diagnose common faults and learn to perform routine maintenance checks like oil change, engine tuning, brakes etc.


Bolly-fit Dance

Learn to dance like a Bollywood Star or Zumba your way to fitness!  Learn the meaning & cultural context behind the moves.  Family-friendly class.


AutoCAD 2020 - Computer Aided Design (Beginners)

Discover AutoCAD 2020!

Learn to draw using AutoCAD 2020.  Our beginner's course will take you through draughting techniques used in Industry, enabling you to draw technically.  Certificate.


Art and Craft (St Johns)

A class designed for those with special needs and disabilities exploring the visual expression in abstract painting, investigating colour, texture and emotion.  A programme designed to uncover artistic potential and develop confidence with the painting medium.