Do you know how to use the New Zealand tax system?
Do you feel confident finding medical help in English?
Are you able to send effective emails written in English?
Do you know how and why you might use websites such as Neighbourly and Wellington City Council?
This course is designed to give foreign nationals now living in New Zealand access to important online services and information in English. It is designed to help you use English online to find information you need about government and community services, and how to participate in those systems. You will be shown how to use government and community websites, and how to find important community information online in English.
English in the Community courses help you to learn more English, get to know your community and meet new people. The groups aim to help you use what you already know, learn more from your tutor and the other students and feel more at home in your local community.
The course is free for NZ Residents/Citizens, the fee for non-residents is $99. Bring a notebook and pen, and your laptop or your smartphone.
The courses are held at the Karori Community Centre, and are free for NZ residents and citizens but you must provide proof of your residency when you enrol.
Note: Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".
For those at ESOL Level 3+
NOTE: This course is subsidised with funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and for statistical purposes, some additional information is required as part of the enrolment process. A condition of enrolment on this course is that you will attend all sessions. You must also provide evidence of NZ citizenship or residency, if applicable.