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  • Upskill for a new job
  • Find a new interest
  • Get fitter and healthier
  • Make new friends!

Join one of the 350+ short courses offered by Selwyn Community Education for all adult and lifelong learners!

Affordable and easily accessible evening, weekend and day classes with experienced tutors in a friendly environment.


The Online World....

Owning your own business can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Time and money are tight, so you want marketing strategies that are cost effective and proven to work. Join Selwyn Community Education over the weekend 28 - 29 March for an offering of internet small business courses.


How To Be Found on the InternetSearch Engine Optimisation


Join internet training guru, David Partis, for this introduction to internet marketing and the key concepts of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). With this knowledge you can better drive customers to your website without purchasing advertising. You will learn about keywords, title tags, meta description, how to build good anchor links and page ranking and search engine monitoring for Google, Yahoo and Bing. Sunday 29 March.Learn More


How to Start an Online Business

How to Start an Online Business

Find out about this rapidly growing way of doing business. Learn about getting online, market research, case studies and more.  With David Partis, Saturday 28 March.Learn More


Introduction to Social Media

Social Media

Aimed at beginner level, by the end of the course workshop participants will have become familiar with what is known as the 'Holy Grail' of Social Media: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Under the guided instruction of industry expert, Clark Valmont, you will set up your own social media accounts and starting posting. Saturday 28 March. Learn More


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Check out our Blog! We will be updating it regularly with news, as well as profiles on tutors and different courses we offer here at Selwyn Comed.

Bliss Balls is the subject of our latest blog which includes an amazing recipe for a healthy, high energy snack! Read it here

What's Hot for this TermWhat's Hot for this Term

Bike Maintenance 101Bike Maintenance 101


This fun interactive 2 hour workshop takes the mystery out of the bicycle. We'll show you how to do a basic inspection to make sure your bike is in safe working order.  You'll also learn how to check your brakes and gears, clean your bike and how to fix the dreaded flat tyre. 28 March 10am.Learn More


Basic Car MaintenanceBasic Car Maintenance

A hands-on introduction to basic car maintenance which will help keep your car costs low and ensure you know what to do if your car breaks down. Saturday 28 March 8:30 - 11:30 with Charlotte Joselyn.Learn More


Painting in Oils and Acrylics WorkshopPainting in Oils and Acrylics Workshop

Ideal for people wanting to extend their art making skills. The workshop will cover the techniques of alla prima style of oil painting. Develop your skills with creative exercises designed to increase your knowledge of colour, tone, scale and composition breaks down. Saturday 28 March 10am - 4pm with Majorie McLean.Learn More


iPad2: iTunes and moreiPad2

You already know the basics on your iPad. Now learn about iTunes in this two-hour course. Also covers photos and refresher of basics. Saturday 28 March 12pm with Tracey Gayner.Learn More