English language skills for migrants and refugees
Free* community course (online delivery only)

This course is normally delivered at multiple community venues, but under the current COVID conditions all classes will be delivered online only

These free* literacy courses are for people who want to improve their English language, writing and speaking skills for everyday life or work.

Classes will start being delivered on Monday 14 February 2022 subject to numbers being met. You can enrol at any time throughout the course.

For more information please phone (09) 968 8796 or email vanessa.lewis@manukau.ac.nz.

Please note: during the current COVID restrictions, the organisations below will not be running in-person classes at their location but will still have the same schedule for online Zoom classes. You will receive the online access details and all other important information after you've enrolled and joined the class group.

Location Level Days Time
Highland Park C3 Church, 
27 Aviemore Drive, Highland Park, Manukau
Elementary class Monday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Low beginner class Wednesday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
High beginner class Tuesday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Takanini Family Service Centre,
8 Oakleigh Avenue, Takanini
Elementary class Monday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm

Pakuranga Anchorage Park,
16 Swan Crescent

Beginner class Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Elementary class Monday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Greenlane Presbyterian Church,
211 Great South Road,
Greenlane (opposite McDonald's)
Low level class Monday and Tuesday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mt Albert Bharatiya Mandir Indian Temple,
252-254 Balmoral Road, Mount Albert
Elementary class Wednesday and Friday 10am - 1pm
Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall,
13 May Road, Mount Roskill 1041
Elementary class Tuesday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Beginner class Monday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Howick Fencible Lounge,
25 Uxbridge Road, Howick (next to Howick Library)
High elementary Monday and Wednesday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Low elementary Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
High beginner Monday and Wednesday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Low beginner Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Manurewa NZ Nanaksar Thathiser Darbar Temple,
100 - 106 Great South Road,
Manurewa (classes behind the temple)        
Low level class Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Takapuna Methodist Church,
427 Lake Road, Takapuna
Beginner class Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Elementary class Wednesday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Glenfield Community Centre,
96 Bentley Avenue, Glenfield
Beginner class Monday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Elementary class Monday and Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Glenfield War Memorial Hall,
Hall Road, Glenfield
Beginner class Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Albany Community Hub (Albany House),  
575 Albany Highway, Albany
Beginner class Monday and Wednesday  9.30am - 12.30pm
High beginner Monday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Elementary class Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am - 12.30pm
Auckland Table Tennis Stadium,
99a Gillies Avenue, Epsom
Low level class Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am - 12.30pm

*Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, and criteria apply.