Quick Start

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6 - 8 weeks

Quick Start

Students will gain the confidence they need to take the next step by strengthening their skills in reading, writing, maths and computers in a supportive environment. Our Quick Start classes are friendly, fun and innovative, with everyone made to feel comfortable. Students can come as they are, and leave with what they need.

This programme is for those who:

  • Have been away from learning for a while.
  • Have always wanted to improve their writing, reading or maths skills.
  • Want to help their children with their reading and maths.
  • Want to achieve their learner drivers licence.
  • Want to learn basic computer skills.
  • Want to gain skills to assist them to move to other training programmes to gain a qualification.

Graduates of this course can pathway into either further career-oriented courses or employment.


Papakura | 6 Weeks | Monday to Thursday | 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Tokoroa | 8 Weeks | Monday to Wednesday | 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Hamilton | 6 Weeks | Monday to Thursday | 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Christchurch | 6 Weeks | Monday to Thursday | 9:30 am to 2:00 pm


We have rolling intakes – enrol today to start at any time


Domestic Fees

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.

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  • Reading, writing and maths skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • CV and cover letter creation to assist with employment.
  • Number skills, calculations, and budgeting.
  • For students aged 16+ 
  • For students who have fewer than 80 NCEA credits (or equivalent) or have fewer than 12 credits in literacy and/or numeracy.
  • Students must be an NZ Citizen or Resident
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