Upcoming Courses

Tēnā koutou

Greetings to you all.

We are currently working on the delivery of our classes for term three of 2022. 

Please browse through the many options available to you. We are once again offering a comprehensive selection of both on-line and free programmes.

Listed below are a range of online options.  Please click on the course and it will take you to the detailed course information and enrolment page for this course. 

Please click on the COVID-19 category on the LHS for details on how we will keep you as safe as possible and a requirement for you to provide verification of identity on the first evening you attend classes.

Ngaa mihi nui

The Adult Learning Team – email us on comed@ohs.school.nz  

 

Business - all these courses below are online

Course Name Duration Price
XERO TRAINING FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE 6 weeks $109.00 incl.

 

Fitness and Dance - all these courses below are online

Course Name Duration Price
HIIT FOR FIT 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
PILATES - ONLINE COURSE 5 weeks $0.00 incl.
YOGA - ALL LEVELS - ONLINE COURSE 5 weeks $0.00 incl.

 

Languages - all these courses below are online

Course Name Duration Price
ENGLISH BEGINNERS AND PRE-INTERMEDIATE 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE AND UPPER INTERMEDIATE 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
FRENCH STAGE 1 7 weeks $99.00 incl.
FRENCH STAGE 2/3 - ONLINE
7 weeks
$99.00 incl.
KIWI ENGLISH FOR MIGRANTS - LEVEL 1 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
KIWI ENGLISH FOR MIGRANTS - LEVEL 2/3 10 weeks $0.00 incl.
KOREAN BEGINNERS 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
MANDARIN - BEGINNERS 8 weeks $45.00 incl.
MANDARIN (INTERMEDIATE) 8 weeks $45.00 incl.
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE - Advanced 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE - Beginners Level 1 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE - Beginners Level 2 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
SAMOAN BEGINNERS ONLINE COURSE 8 weeks $69.00 incl.
SAMOAN POST BEGINNERS ONLINE COURSE 8 weeks $69.00 incl.
SPANISH STAGE 1 7 weeks $0.00 incl.
SPANISH STAGE 2 7 weeks $0.00 incl.
TE REO MAAORI STAGE 1 8 weeks $85.00 incl.
TE REO MAAORI STAGE 1 EXTENTION COURSE 8 weeks $85.00 incl.
TONGAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
TONGAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STAGE 2 8 weeks $0.00 incl.
TONGAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STAGE 3 8 weeks $0.00 incl.

 

Life Skills - all these courses below are online

Course Name Duration Price
EFFECTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT - TOOLS TO A MORE EMPOWERED LIFE 6 weeks $0.00 incl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

                                                                  

UPHOLSTERY - BEGINNERS

Learn the fundamentals of upholstery by attending this beginners class for those who have a small item wanting refurbishment.  Our tutor is an experienced upholsterer and all the basics will be covered in this stage one class.  more...

 

     
 

HOLISTIC SELF-CARE – RE-FRAMING YOU!

This workshop addresses your holistic wellness. Activities include checking your body composition and empowering you to adapt choices and practices that are suitable to your needs to enable you to look after yourself healthily and happily!

We aim to empower you to adapt healthier lifestyle choices and practices that are suitable for your own needs.  This will cover healthy eating habits, simple exercises, mental and emotional wellness practises.  

Join up to make positive changes to your mental and physical wellbeing to guide your life journey.  Life changing!

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GAME DEVELOPMENT FOR BEGINNERS

Do you love to play games?  I grew up playing games and now, I am a Game Developer so I know what it takes to get into the industry.  I worked at King - makers of Candy Crush Saga and other mobile games.  Making games can be even more fun than playing them and now everyone has access to the tools to make their own!  more...

     
 

KOREAN BEGINNERS

Covers basic Korean writing, reading and speaking including cultures and bit of history. more...

     
 

PAINTING FOR THE BEGINNER

Fabulous new course for people who are beginners to painting. You will be introduced to acrylics, colour theory, composition and visual story-telling, and learn to paint landscapes, still-life, composition and portraits.  Exciting tips on painting techniques, ideas and step-by-step guidance from your tutor.  Work at your own pace and have fun learning the expression of art.

     
 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY – IMAGE PROCESSING IN PHOTOSHOP

Learn how to:

  • Do basic Image Editing
  • Colour corrections
  • Maximise you HDR (High Dynamic Range) images
  • Learn Image Stacking for panorama images more...
     
 

TASTY THAI CUISINE

This fabulous Thai cooking class is for all skill levels.  Tutor will be sharing his knowledge and experience of Thai cooking so that you can learn the basics and build on showcasing your skills to others.  You will learn how to put together Asian cuisine in a fun class full of laughter and good camaraderie – all part of the cooking and learning experience.  This is beautiful food that can fit into your weekly budget and menu plans. 

     
 

TECH SAVVY SENIORS: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS, SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS

This course is for all those who are “stumped” with meaningless words and unusual devices.  . What are all those other buttons on a keyboard? Is an upgrade and an update the same thing? And what is bluetooth and WiFi; which should I use? What is cloud computing? What if I do the wrong thing? No question is too basic.  , more...

      
 

AN INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Creative non-fiction blends the best scene and character description techniques with true stories to keep the reader engaged. Come and learn the secrets in a supportive environment.  more...

     
 

ACCOUNTING FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS – BEGINNERS

Gain new skills for home and/or work in this hands-on course covering the basic requirements in setting up accounts. You will gain a general understanding of accounting with a focus on core concepts and basic skills, which will teach you the fundamentals of accounting.   more...

     
     
 

BARISTA COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

Want to create great coffee? You've come to the right place!  Our course is suitable for anyone who has a passion for artisan coffee.  Learn the tips and techniques you need to produce the best beverage. Enrol today, places are limited. 

     
 

FAMILY BOOTCAMP (FITNESS FOR ALL)

This brand new course welcomes singles, doubles or families.  We will be working through low-level exercises, incorporating movements, stretching, slow dance movements to music and a multitude of other movements to get your whole family fit. Come along and enjoy the first step to your family health and wellbeing. more...

     
  GUITAR BEGINNERS

Great class if you have ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar for the first time. Learn how to play tunes through easy-to-read tablature. Master strumming, simple chords to well-known songs including kiwi classics and others.  more...

     
 

SEWING WORKSHOP - FREESTYLE

Want to develop your sewing skills?  Caught the sewing bug over lockdown?  Need help achieving a more professional finish? Wanting to finish those pesky projects that lurk in your cupboard? Don’t have the confidence to make a pair of jeans but have the pattern and fabric? Then these freestyle sewing workshops are for you! Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday

     
 

TE REO MAORI STAGE 1

Te Reo Māori Me ÅŒna Tikanga - This course introduces the structure of Māori language, society, customs, literature and songs. At the end of the course students will have a good understanding of Māori phrases, marae protocol and some tribal lore. You will be able to have a conversation and count in Māori.  You will also know something of Māori society.  more...

     
 

RARANGA FOR BEGINNERS (MAORI WEAVING)

A beginners class teaching you the basic techniques of traditional Maori art form of Mahi Raranga (flax weaving) This covers basic fundamental in Tikanga, history and mahi raranga processes with harakeke. Harvesting harakeke and treatments consisting of hapene, boiling/dyeing to prepare the harakeke for basic awesome projects including putiputi, (flowers) kono (small containers) bracelets, decorations, waikawa (large container) and wall hangings.     more...

     
 

JAPANESE STAGE 1

Discover Japan by learning this beautiful language. 

This conversation-based course includes the basics of vocabulary and Japanese culture. It is suitable for absolute beginners or those who know a little Japanese such as greetings.  more...

     
 

COMMUNICATION AND BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND LEADERSHIP

Just get the night and times from her that it will work.

Join this fabulous new class to develop your own personal growth and development:  more...

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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