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June 2018

Road Code Course at Victory Community Centre

25 June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until 2 July 2018

Victory Community Centre, Totara St, Nelson South
Nelson 7010,
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Join our Road Code Course today. Learn the code. Pass the test. And get driving! Driving is the ultimate freedom. No more hitching a ride with nana. No more bus rides or near-misses on your bike. No more avoiding police officers. But first, you need to learn the Road Code and pass the course. Join this free course and you'll be driving in no time! Friendly and supportive Our classes are small and supportive. You'll work in small groups with our…

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Get Ready for the Learner Driver Test!

26 June @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 11 December 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Still waiting for buses in the rain? Let's get you ready for the learner driving test! Take the stress out of the test with one of our free road code courses. Get the help you need to pass the test - and we may even be able to pay for the learner licence test fee! Friendly and supportive Our classes are small and supportive. You'll work in small groups with our tutors for an hour. They'll teach you how to…

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Literacy and numeracy tuition in Richmond

27 June @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 19 December 2018

Richmond Public Library, 280 Queen St
Richmond,7020New Zealand
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Free

Do you need support with reading, writing, maths or computer skills? We run a range of courses from our offices in Nelson City. And now we're starting a regular timeslot in Richmond. Just contact us if you would like to receive one-on-one tuition on a Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm..

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Life Writing | The Creative Writing Course (10 weeks, starting 2 May 2018)

27 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4 July 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Free
"Life Writing | The Creative Writing Course" Life Writing webpage image

Find the hero in your own journey At this creative writing course, you won't just learn how to craft a great story. You'll learn more about yourself, while learning how to turn your life into an interesting read. YOU will become the hero (or perhaps the villain?) of your stories. Why do we focus on the stories in your life? It allows you to be honest with yourself, leading to significant personal growth. It can be a challenge to write…

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Good Food | The Cooking and Literacy Course

29 June @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until 25 July 2018

Victory Community Centre, Totara St, Nelson South
Nelson 7010,
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Free
"Good Food Course | Learn the secrets of awesome home-cooked kai" Good Food course webpage image

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCHXemB4dEM Healthy food that tastes amazing Healthy food doesn't need to be bland and tasteless. With the right ingredients, healthy food can taste even better than a deep fried takeaway. Things like sushi, curries, burgers and roast dinners. At the Good Food cooking course, you'll learn how to save money and make a delicious dinner that everybody will enjoy. Learn all the basics of cooking The Good Food cooking course covers all aspects of cooking for a family. Budgeting. Shopping. Diets.…

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July 2018

Daytime Beginners Computing Course (12 weeks, starting 30 July)

30 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until 15 October 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Free
"Let's take the mystery out of computers" with a picture of an elderly man scratching his head

Let's take the mystery out of computers Computers, smartphones and tablets are now everywhere! If you've never been taught to use them, it can feel like you're really falling behind. Our free Beginners Computing Course will give you the skills to use technology at work and at home. We cover all the key skills you need The exact topics will change depending on what you and your fellow learners need to learn. If Unit Standards are included in the programme,…

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Work Fit – the job search course (10 weeks, starting 31 July)

31 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 4 October 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Work Fit - webpage poster v2

Put the spring into your job search! Do you lack the skills you need to find a job? Work Fit is the course for you! It's a free 10 week course running 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) from 10am  to 2pm. Join Work Fit and put the spring back into your job search. Job hunting tips and tricks On Work Fit, you'll practise everything you need to get a good job. Identify the skills you have to offer…

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August 2018

Working with Dyslexia

1 August @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 17 October 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Free

Some of the most amazing people around the world have dyslexia. Could you be one of them? Jamie Oliver calls dyslexics 'lucky'. But for many dyslexics, they feel shame about their gift because it's been misunderstood for years. If you don't know much about dyslexia, this little quiz is a fun way to learn more.  Learn strategies to manage your dyslexia in the workplace This course helps people in work to learn how to make the most of their dyslexia at…

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September 2018

Work Fit for Migrants (5 weeks, starting 3 September)

3 September 2018 @ 9:30 am - 31 August 2019 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 4 October 2018

Adult Learning Support, 43 Montgomery Square
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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Free
Image of a lady in a high vis vest working with plants, with the words "Work Fit for Migrants and Former Refugees" written over the top

Supporting migrants and former refugees into new jobs The Nelson/Tasman region thrives off the energy and skills of new migrants and former refugees. Of course, many migrants and former refugees can't speak, read or write English when they first arrive. A good grasp of the English language and Kiwi customs is crucial if new migrants are to thrive in New Zealand workplaces. Basic English and maths skills This Work Fit course will introduce a range of English words and basic…

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Parenting Skills Course for New Mums (10 weeks, starting 5 September)

5 September @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 9 November 2018

All Saints Creche, 30a Vanguard Street
Nelson,7010New Zealand
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k6aEiqim3w Do the best for your new baby With the right parenting skills, having a new baby can be one of the most amazing things in life. There's so much to learn and so many new things to get used to. Never sleeping. Feeding another hungry mouth. Having no time to yourself. This course will help you to care for your baby and yourself. More than 90 other mums have taken this course. Time and again, we've seen them go…

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