Upcoming Courses

  • September 2014

    • Indian Tastes and Flavours

      Start Date:

      Monday, 8 Sep 201422 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      3 weeks

      Description:

      3 weeks, Mon 7.00pm - 9.00pm

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $78.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Innovative and experimental ways of adding Indian flavours to a variety of recipes from different cultures, or to your own favourite recipes. This class is suitable for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian as you can cook your own version of the same meal according to your dietary preferences.
    • Microsoft Excel - Advanced

      Start Date:

      Wednesday, 10 Sep 201424 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      3 weeks

      Description:

      3 weeks, 7 - 9 PM, Wednesdays

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $62.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      This course includes macros and templates, locking cell contents, customizing toolbars, ad-ins to increase functionality, pivot tables, goal seek, scenario and consolidation and dynamic charts.
    • Botanical Painting

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 201414 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      2 days

      Description:

      2 days, 9 AM - 4 PM, Saturday & Sunday

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $205.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Love plants? Have a favourite you want to sketch? This workshop is is an introduction to plant illustrations and is ideal for anyone interested in drawing and painting the botanical world.
    • Digital Photography - Introduction to SLR Workshop

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 9:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $86.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      This course is for digital SLR and SLR-type advanced cameras (no compacts). Ideal for beginners, this course covers the basic functions of the camera and lens, aperture and shutter modes plus controlling exposure. Learn to understand camera specs and manual.
    • Introduction to Social Media

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 9:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $147.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      This course is a hands-on workshop that will enable participants to create their own LinkedIn account, Facebook page and Twitter account. 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 guided instruction, participants will work their way through a training manual provided and will set up accounts and perform key functions for all three applications.
    • WordPress Bootcamp

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 201414 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      2 days

      Description:

      2 days, Sat & Sun, 9 AM - 5 PM

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $276.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      This two-day course focuses on the background to WordPress, how each version works, and how to edit and manage the WordPress dashboard. You will then go on to install WordPress in class and over the weekend build a website.
    • Sushi making

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 9:30 AM12:30 PM

      Duration:

      Half day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $59.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Prepare tasty and nutritious sushi with a variety of fillings: part-demonstration and part-practical course.
    • Travel Write

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 201414 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      2 days

      Description:

      Sat & Sun 9.30am - 4.30pm

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $248.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Want people to read your travel tales and look forward to more?
    • Cupcake Decorating

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 10:00 AM1:00 PM

      Duration:

      Half day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $69.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Cupcakes are favourites with everyone. Have fun learning different and interesting ways of making your cupcakes look professional.
    • Larger Reduction Wood Cuts

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 201414 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      2 days

      Description:

      Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $225.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      This workshop will cover the traditional technique of creating a multi-color woodblock print consisting of carving one woodblock for each color, known as a reduction print. With printmaker Ruby Oakley.
    • Painting in Oils and Acrylics Workshop

      Start Date:

      Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 10:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $75.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Uncover painting possibilities: develop your skills with creative exercises designed to increase your knowledge of colour, tone, scale and composition.
    • iPad 1: Getting to Know Your iPad

      Start Date:

      Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 10:00 AM12:00 PM

      Duration:

      2 hours

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $32.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Have you recently purchased an iPad and would like some practical help? This course will look at the basics an overview of your device, on/off switch, modes, home button and settings, accessories such as car chargers, and the default applications that come with your iPad.
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    • Painting with Watercolours Workshop

      Start Date:

      Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 10:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $75.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Discover the amazing qualities of painting with watercolours with experienced artist, Grant Waugh.
    • Perfect Pastries

      Start Date:

      Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 10:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $72.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Fun with Choux. From éclairs filled with crème patissiere, profiteroles topped with chocolate sauce to swans swimming on a lake of raspberry coulis. Find out the secrets to the pastry that even chefs shy away from making.
    • iPad 2: Getting To Know iTunes

      Start Date:

      Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 1:00 PM3:00 PM

      Duration:

      2 hours

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $32.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      You already know the basics on your iPad. Now learn about iTunes.
    • Genealogy: Using Ancestry

      Start Date:

      Monday, 15 Sep 201429 Sep 2014

      Duration:

      2 sessions

      Description:

      2 Mondays 7 - 9 PM spread 2 weeks

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $52.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Interested in documenting your family tree? Seen the Ancestry commercial on TV and wondered what is involved? Here is the chance to make the most of your free trial or your subscription and learn just how to use the site. Jan has been using Ancestry since its inception and knows how to produce the facts!
    • New Zealand Architecture Series

      Start Date:

      Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 7:00 PM8:30 PM

      Duration:

      Individual sessions

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $12.50 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Join Bill McKay for an insightful perspective on New Zealand architecture.
    • Who Am I?

      Start Date:

      Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 9:00 AM4:00 PM

      Duration:

      1 day

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $68.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      In this fun one day drawing and painting class you will create a quirky self-portrait all about you and your life. We will look at the colourful paintings of contemporary NZ artist Sam Mitchell for inspiration.
  • October 2014

    • History of Fashion Part II

      Start Date:

      Thursday, 2 Oct 201423 Oct 2014

      Duration:

      4 weeks

      Description:

      4 weeks, Thursdays, 2 - 4pm

      City:

      Orakei Community Centre

      Price:

      $124.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      A thrilling journey through history seeing how fashion changed and responded to the age as seen through art, paintings and manuscripts. Part II: 17th, 18th, 19th century to the present day.
    • ESOL (Day) - English - Level 1

      Start Date:

      Monday, 13 Oct 20148 Dec 2014

      Duration:

      8 weeks $284 or $142

      Description:

      8 weeks, 9:15 - 11:15 AM, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

      City:

      Selwyn College

      Price:

      $284.00 (incl. GST)

      Summary:

      Become more accurate in reading, writing, grammar, speaking and listening. Suitable for Beginners or those with little English. Prices vary according to New Zealand Residency Status.
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