Our Courses

We offer a range of courses: English, Te Reo Māori, Art, and other short courses/workshops such as: Financial Literacy - for buying your first home and daily money management. Digital Literacy - learning how to use your smartphone or laptop, desktop, social media, sign up for an email, and apply online for jobs. Register below for the course you are interested in attending.

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Whau ACE is an independent provider of Adult and Community Education (ACE) based in West Auckland and also responding to equivalent needs in wider Auckland through libraries, to support people to find jobs and prepare for employment. Since funding was cut to this sector in 2009, the New Lynn, Avondale, Kelston and Green Bay areas no longer had access to quality community-based adult education opportunities. Whau ACE has successfully stepped in to bridge the gap and provide courses requested by their community. We have seen the Whau ACE community facility grow as it fosters links, identifies needs in the community, an urgent one being getting into work, and gets into the hard work of getting people they help they need. This mahi of promoting education amongst adults in our community promotes social cohesion, linking adults to further education, or vocational training, into jobs or being ready to work as a valuable employee. As an ACE neighbour of Whau House in New Lynn, we fully support their valuable work in the community.

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Whau ACE Supporters

Whau ACE would not be able to serve our community if it were not for the help of individuals and organisations. We acknowledge the following for their support of our programs, staff and our purpose;