New Zealand Community Education Centres

Community Education Centre Wellington

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!

News flash

CEC Caretaker Needed!  
A part-time, fixed term position to December 2015, starting mid-October.
We're looking for a responsible and mature person, with excellent communication skills [and basic IT knowledge] who is confident in a sole-charge, after-hours role.  Hours of work are 4.30 to 10pm Tuesdays to Thursdays and Saturdays (from 8 to 10am and 3.30 to 5.30pm) during CEC 8 week terms.   The hourly rate is $16.47. Call 04 385 8919 for more information or send your CV and cover letter to - applications close Friday 3 October.

Special offer


Places still available in

.. most Term 4 courses.  Enrol now so you don't miss out!

What people say

Feedback on "Starting a Cover Band" with Andy Mauafua:

"I had an awesome day here and left feeling knowledgeable, invigorated and inspired. Andy was a great instructor and I'd gladly take more classes." - Teresa (singer)

"The course was unbelievably helpful and enlightening." - Bill (bass player)

"The workshop was informative and well organised. It was extremely interesting to get an insight into the world of a professional musician. Thanks so much for a valuable day."  - Charlotte (singer)

See the left hand menu for the full course catalogue.

Latest News

Over 85 new courses on offer this year:

Life Drawing  --  Paint Like the Masters  --  Painting the Face  --  Enamelled Jewellery  --  Chain Making --  Stone Setting  --  Draping a Bodice  --  Fashion Design  --  Patchwork and Quilting  --  Up-cycle Your Wardrobe  --  Painting on Canvas  -- Modern Embroidery  --  Arm Knitting  -- Brooch Making  --  Bookbinding  --  Japanese Tie-Dying  --  How to Teach a Language  --  Navigating Elections   --   Become Self-Employed  --  Social Media for Small Business  --  Successful Community Events  --  Cooking with Your Kid  --  French and German Cooking with a Difference  --  Improv Cooking  --  Japanese Home-style Cooking  --  Organic Vege Box Rescue  --  Kids' Birthday Party  --  Chooks in the City  -- Soap Making  --  Paint Your Own Home  --  Hawaiian Hula  --  PADI Open Water Diver  -- Everyday Philosophy  --  Westernised Meditation  --  Classical Guitar  --  Recording Techniques  --  Sing Your Heart Out  --  Belly Dancing  -- Salsa for Beginners  --  Tango Argentino  --  Dark Room Photography  --  Film Camera Photography  --  Travel Photography  --  Pinhole Photography  --  Adobe Acrobat and Reader  --  Life Writing  and more ......