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English Language Partners Waikato

About our centre

Kia ora.
Do you want to learn English?
We teach people from many different countries and cultures.
We offer a wide range of courses onlinein classfor work and with home tutors.

Get in touch to find out more.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Physical address

Boundary Road, Claudelands Park
Settlement Centre Waikato
Hamilton 3214

Postal address

PO Box 4340
Hamilton East 3247


07 853 2188




Centre Manager - Susan Trodden
Centre Manager - Susan Trodden

Volunteer as an ESOL home tutor

Volunteer and help us provide free English lessons to former refugees and migrants. We will train you to work alongside learners, so you can provide them with the language skills and confidence necessary to integrate and participate in Kiwi life and culture.

For more information about ESOL home tutoring, visit our Volunteer page or click below to apply.

Waikato Tutor Training Dates

Learn English online

Learn in our small, online classes. English for work, everyday life and academic study. Part-time classes taught by qualified teachers. Classes for all levels. Free for residents and citizens.

Join an online class and improve your English at home.
Online learning is safe and convenient. Classes focus on learning Kiwi English. Connect with others and practise your English.

We offer a variety of courses for different levels and needs.

Email us or call 07 853 2188

Learn English in class

Improve your English skills and increase your confidence. We have a range of programmes to help you manage everyday life in New Zealand.

Classes for all levels and needs

Learn ‘Kiwi English’ in a class taught by our qualified teachers. Classes cover a range of levels and times and are held in local community venues.

Our class content is designed to meet the needs of the learners in each class. Talk to us about the best programme to help you achieve your goals.

Email us or call 07 853 2188

Learn English for work

Do you need to improve your English skills for the Kiwi workplace? Our programmes help people in employment and people looking for work.

English for Job Seekers

Looking for a job? Develop your job-seeking skills and English on our intensive, four-week course (12 hours per week).  To join this course you must be a confident user of English. (Intermediate level and above.)

  • Learn how to approach employers
  • Learn to tailor your CV for specific job applications
  • Prepare and practise for job interviews
  • Develop your professional networking skills
  • Qualified teachers
  • Small classes

Email us or call 07 853 2188

English for Employees

Need help with English at work? This part-time course (2-3 hours per week) is for people with a job (full-time, part-time, casually/seasonally or self-employed)

  • Learn Kiwi workplace language and culture
  • 2-3 hours per week – flexible hours
  • For residents (rules apply – ask your centre)
  • Qualified teachers
  • Small groups
  • Free

Email us or call 07 853 2188

Learn English at home

Learn the Kiwi English and culture you need for your everyday life here in New Zealand.

English for Migrants (PELT)

This programme is for people who pre-paid Immigration New Zealand for English lessons before they arrived in the country. An experienced, qualified teacher visits your home for lessons. You can decide on your personal learning goals with your teacher.  Each lesson is designed to help you progress at your own speed.


Email us or call 07 853 2188

ESOL Home Tutoring

A trained volunteer visits you at home for about one hour each week. You can learn Kiwi English and more about our cultures for your life here in New Zealand. You can decide on your personal learning goals with your teacher.  Each lesson is designed to help you progress at your own speed.

Email us or call 07 853 2188

Got a question?

We are happy to answer your questions. Just ask!