Learn English for your career development
Join our English for Employees course, and learn the workplace culture and language to progress towards your individual learning goals. Focus on work-related literacy and numeracy.
Our courses take place in the classroom, but we also have online options available.
Online classes are aimed at learners who live rurally or in remote towns, or anyone unable to attend a classroom-based course.
Evening and weekend classes available.
English for Employees course is FREE for New Zealand resident visa holders who are currently employed and wish to improve their workplace English.
2-4 hours per week. Up to 45-hour course. Flexible hours.
Up to 20 hours per week. An intensive class to learn English fast!
Learn more about Kiwi workplace culture and how to communicate well with customers and staff.
If you are a New Zealand resident visa holder and currently employed, classes are FREE!
You can learn online if:
We will talk to you about the courses available.
You cannot learn online if you are on a temporary visa such as a:
Our courses vary in length. It depends on the course. Many are 8 weeks, others can vary between 2 and 18 weeks long.
Our online courses are free to residents and citizens.
Yes. We have courses for people who work during the day and want to study in the evening.
You will learn the English you need to live independently in New Zealand. Our courses help people with daily life, finding work, and future study. We will help you communicate in Kiwi English. You can also learn about Kiwi culture.
Yes. In some centres. We sometimes offer online IELTS classes too.
All levels. Courses are from beginner to advanced levels. We assess your level before placing you in a course. If a course at your level is not immediately available, we will place you on a class waitlist.
Yes. Some courses have a specific grammar focus. Other courses include grammar as part of the course content.
Most of our courses are part-time. Some are two hours each week, other courses are longer – up to 10 hours. You can join more than one class.
You need a reliable internet connection, a camera and a microphone.
Complete the form on this page, and our staff will contact you to help you start learning as soon as possible.
We have 22 centres and teach over 7,000 students in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our English courses help people feel welcome and settle into everyday life and work here.
We are not-for-profit, and all our courses are free or low cost for former refugees and migrants.
I really love my life now compared to before I started learning English. My life improving a lot in many aspect. I can do everything I want without any worried about communicate in English.