Learn English | ELPNZ

Porirua

Learn English

To apply for our programmes, please phone the office on 04 238 9400 or email us to make an appointment.
You must bring your passport or travel document to your appointment.

English Language Groups

Free. Learn Kiwi English in a group for a few hours each week. All English levels.

View our 2017 timetable.
Learn more about English Language Groups.
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.

ESOL Home Tutoring

Free lessons in your home with a trained volunteer tutor. 1-2 hours each week. Learn English for your daily life in New Zealand. For residents.
Learn more about ESOL Home Tutoring.
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400. 

English for Employees

Free classes for people who have a job (full-time, part-time, casually/seasonally or self-employed). Improve your workplace English. 2-3 hours per week at a time that suits your working life. All English levels.

View our 2017 course dates.
Learn more about English for Employees.
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.

Work Talk

Looking for work in New Zealand? 

  • Intensive, four-week course (12 hours per week) 
  • 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
  • English level - Intermediate and above (confident users of English) 
  • Qualified teachers, small classes

Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.  
View our 2017 course dates

Fees:  $40 per course for residents, $80 per course for non-residents.  Fees waivered for refugees.

ESOL Literacy 

Free classes for people who went to school in their home country for fewer than 6 years. 10 hours each week. Many classes also have bilingual tutors. For residents.

View our 2017 timetable.
Learn more about ESOL Literacy.
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language

Learn English fast.  Free for residents.  Study on a 20-week programme for 20 hours each week.  Achieve NZQA Unit Standards and study for a NZQA certificate.
View our 2017 course dates

ESOL Intensive

Learn English fast.  Free for residents.  Study up to 13 hours a week.  Learn English for work and everyday life.  Courses from Beginner level.
Learn more about ESOL Intensive.
View our 2017 timetable. 
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.

IELTS Preparation Class

Out IELTS preparation class is designed to improve students' test-taking strategies, to familiarise students with the IELTS test format and to improve their English level prior to taking the test.
View our 2017 course dates

English for Migrants

For adults who paid for English language tuition through the New Zealand Immigration Service. Lessons in your home with a qualified English teacher.
Learn more about English for Migrants.
Contact us by email or phone 04 238 9400.