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

SOAP MAKING Workshop 27 November     


Special Offer

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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 2016 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 18 December and we will re-open 18 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.


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 2016 Adult and Continuing Education Booklet were distributed to Waitakere households mid January 2016 if you didn't receive your copy please let us know and we will post  you one.

NEW COURSES FOR 2016  - At a glance

We have lots of our old favourites back and many new courses this year

New courses for 2016 include


  • Upholstery Workshop
  • The Renting Law
  • Basic Business Flow
  • Strategies to grow your Wealth
  • Skills to analyse and Interpret Accounts
  • My Life, My Music
  • Dental assistant
  • Skills Link
  • Inspirational Art. dream, Create, Inspire
  • Sorted - A kiwi guide to Money
  • Money Matters
  • Buying an Ipad
  • Getting to know your Ipad
  • Ipad Itunes and Camera functions
  • Saving and security for your Ipad/Iphone
  • Embedded Systems Programming
  • Jive, Rock 'n" Roll
  • Salsa, Bachata and Merengue
  • Effective Presentation Techniques
  • Pre-Employment Preparation for ESOL
  • Creating your New Zealand CV
  • Business English
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Food Safety Plans For Business
  • Pasta Making Workshop
  • Preserves and Pickles
  • High Tea
  • Tea Time Treats
  • Modern and Traditional French Tarts
  • Sweet Making
  • Chocolate Lovers Delight
  • Bags Sew Good
  • Yoga - Sama ( Balance)
  • Molds for Ceramics
  • Pencil Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media for Marketing
  • Apple Mac OSX
  • Apple Mac - Productivity Apps
  • Apple Mac - The Free Apps
  • Creative Photography - the next step