Rutherford College Community Education Centre

A full selection of courses ranging from Art and Crafts to Professional Development

Try something new, increase your knowledge and skills, meet new people and enjoy learning for life!

What's Hot

Candle Making with Soy Wax.    


Special Offer

Learn a new skill this month - its easy!



ESOL Courses

Student VISAs and English for Migrants.


News Flash

   Cooking classes are great fun!


See the left hand menu for the full course catalogue.

Latest News


Enrolments for 2017 are OPEN  We recommend early registration as many courses will fill very fast! You can book and confirm your place on line any time of the day or night.


During the school year we are  open from 9.00am to 3.00pm, Monday to Friday. During school term time when courses are running, our office is also open  Monday to Wednesday from 4.30pm to 9.00pm. Our office will be closed for Christmas holidays 16 December and we will re-open 16 January

On-line enrolment is available throughout all the  holidays but please note that if you pay by Internet banking, your receipt will be emailed to you when we re-open.



Book and pay for your 2017 courses online from March 22 to April 7th and save $5 on each course. Course fees  must be fully paid by April 7th for this offer to be valid.



Our  programme  has a range of family-friendly courses. These are designed for students 13 years or older accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Restriction dates may apply. Please contact us for a copy of our booklet which outlines the courses and dates available or check out the booklet PDF



Copies of the 2017 Adult and Continuing Education Booklet were distributed to Waitakere households late January 2017 if you didn't receive your copy please let us know and we will post  you one. 

NEW COURSES FOR 2017  - At a glance

We have lots of our old favourites back and many new courses this year. Check out our new courses www.rutherfordcomed.co.nz/course-catalogue/21-new-courses-in-2017


We are thankful to the Whau Funding Subcommittee and the Waitakere Ranges Funding Subcommittee for the financial support towards the distribution of our 2017 programme booklet to over 54,000 households in Waitakere City