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  • 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.


Xero Web Based Accounting: Maximising Efficiency

Xero Web Based Accounting

A follow on from the Getting Started course or for those who have experience with Xero. This course covers pay roll, fixed asset management and advanced GL and reporting functions. Starts 23 November with Dianne.Learn More


2016 Programme Under Construction

Selwyn Community Education

Update: Selwyn Community Education is in the process of publishing 2016 courses to our website.  This process started next week, and we expect all courses to be entered by 11 December. We expect our 2016 booklet to be in circulation in early January. If you have any questions about next year's programme, please email us on: info@selwyncomed.school.nz



Be safe on the water this summer!

Did you know that most Coastguard callouts are for engine failures due to poor maintenance? Be sure your family are safer on the water this summer by continuing your boating education. 

Marine VHF Radio

Marine VHF Radio

This Coastguard Boating Education course covers the minimum requirements for all users of marine VHF radio. Starts 24 November. Learn More


Outboard Engine Maintenance

Outboard Engine Maintenance

This Coastguard Boating Education course is an essential overview of outboard care and trouble-shooting: fuel, cooling and electrical systems, spares, tools required and faults are covered.Starts 2 December with Greg.Learn More




Selwyn Comed's Blog!

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.

June blogs include: Maximise Your Spanish Learning Experience, Yoga at Selwyn, Eastern Bays Courier: Focus on Role of Muslim Women, NZ Herald: Keeping Your Brain Sharp. Find them here.


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Check out our latest video about the Eco-Cultural Walk and Talk with tutor Riki Bennett. Click on the photo or here to view. 

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Barista At Home

Barista at Home

Come along to enjoy and understand the allure of espresso-based beverages while being introduced to a variety of quality-roasted beans and learning how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Mondays 7pm. Three weeks starting 23 November, with chef Tim.Learn More


Body Shape and Colours: How to Look Your Best

Body Shape and Colours How to Look Your Best

Learn to dress for your body shape and what colours work for you. With style coach Margarita Politis on Tuesday 24 November.Learn More


Knife Skills 101

Knife Skills 101

Learn the building blocks for professional knife handling that will have you slicing and dicing through a broad range of ingredients in no time. There will be plenty of drill practice with an emphasis on proper technique and safety. Chef Jaz will introduce you to the no more tears method for cutting an onion and help you identify the correct knife for whatever you are cutting or slicing. Sunday 22 November 10am - 2pm with Jasbir.Learn More


Excel Courses

Excel and Word courses

Excel Intermediate: 30 November. Excel Advanced 24 November.Learn More


Think Talk: Fairness or Freedom? New Zealand and the USA.

With Jennifer Frost, Tuesday 1 December 2015, 7.30 – 8.30pm Read our blog about Jennifer Frost hereLearn More


Intensive English courses


We are running week long intensive ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) courses for NZ Residents and Citizens starting 8 December (level 2 - 4) and 14 December (level 1).  For more information, contact the office on 5219623.