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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

New course in 2015  - Candle Making with Soy Wax

     

Special Offer

                                                                                                                                                                     Receive a $5 discount on all bookings made before 10th January 2015.

ESOL Courses

Student VISAs and English for Migrants.

Daytime and night time classes available.

News Flash

Register before 10 January 2015 and go into the draw to win back your course fee! Valid for 1 course only.

See the left hand menu for the full course catalogue.

Latest News

ENROLMENT FOR 2015

Enrolments for 2015 will be OPEN 19 December! 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.

OFFICE HOURS

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 19 December and we will re-open 19 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.

FAMILY FRIENDLY COURSES AVAILABLE FOR 13yrs+

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

BOOKLET DISTRIBUTION

Copies of the 2015 Adult and Continuing Education Booklet were distributed to Waitakere households mid January 2015 if you didn't receive your copy please let us know and we will post  you one.

NEW COURSES FOR 2015  - At a glance

We have lots of our old favourites back and over 35 new courses this year

New courses for 2015 include

 

  • Accounting – the basics
  • Barista Course with NZQA credits
  • Blokes in the Kitchen
  • Boatmasters
  • Bollywood, Bhagra & Hip Hop Dance
  • Building and Construction – an introduction
  • Calculations for the Workplace
  • Candle making with Soy Wax
  • Chinese Cooking
  • Confident Leadership 
  • Cook Island Maori
  • CPR – A1 First Aid
  • Create your own Android Mobile Apps
  • Creative Writing
  • Event Management
  • Explore the Waitakere Ranges 
  • Finance for home and family  
  • French Cuisine
  • Future Living Skills
  • Getting Back to Work
  • Graphic Design – an introduction
  • Hospitality and Catering – an introduction
  • Introduction to Social Media - Beginners
  • Japanese Language
  • Maori Carving and Culture
  • Maori Flax Weaving
  • Mediterranean cuisine
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Office - for IPads
  • Microsoft Outlook – Beyond the Basics                    
  • Microsoft Word – Beyond the Basics
  • Mold -Making and Casting – an Introduction
  • Movie Maker
  • My Apple iLife -
  • Office Administration – an introduction
  • Small Engine Repairs
  • Social Media - an INtroduction
  • Social Media for Business –Intermediate
  • Sugar Flowers  
  • Travel Writing 
  • Walking Group
  • Wordpress – Building an Online Shop
  • Workplace Comprehensive First Aid.
  •  Writing for Work 
  • Writing your first Novel