Tell me and I will forget, Show me and I may remember, Involve me and I will understand’


COURSES FOR 2018 (Click here)

Southern Adult Literacy’s Current Courses

Computing For Your Future

An intensive 7 week course where aspects of computer competence both for work and home will be tutored. From spread sheets to birthday cards. Basic computer competency is a prerequisite.

3 days a week 9:30am – 2:45pm

1:1 Confidential Tuition

To help improve reading writing and spelling to achieve increased independence. Appropriate learning material and based on personal goals at a time suitable to all.

On Going. Call us and enquire.

Learner Driver Licence Theory

It’s free and covers class 1. Small group but work at your own pace. 10 Week block sessions available. Come in and practice on the computer before sitting the test. Resources avaliable. You do have to pay to sit your licence.

Wednesdays 9:30am-11am

Workplace Literacy

For those who are employed either full time or part time.  Are you struggling with the paperwork? 1:1 or small group help is available. Learn to use the documents that are relevant to you.
“Skills for work, skills for life”.

On-going. Call us and enquire.

Home Based Learning Options

He Huarahi Ako – NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills, level one.  Gain 60 credits, nine months to complete the course.

Papa Whirawa – NZ Certificate in Personal Financial Capability, level two.  Gain credits and nine months to complete the course.

Both of these courses are through Te Wananga o Aotearoa.        Able to sign up through the year.

Beginning Computing

New to computers? This is for you.

Learn from the start. Two 1.5 hr sessions a week for 7 weeks. 4-6 in a group.


On-going. Call us and enquire. 

Focus on the Future

Are you looking for:

  • A change of focus in your life, perhaps a new direction?
  • A boost for your self-confidence?
  • An opportunity to grow your personal skills?
  • Updated or enhanced work skills?

The learning is offered in the context of everyday life situations, e.g. Work related contexts, home and social. We also use small groups, only 8-10 participants.
We use adult appropriate resources and participants have an involvement in planning so the learning is relevant.
Get an up to date C.V. that is about you.
So, come and join us in a small, people centered group and gain some self-determination over your life. After course support and follow up provided to students to pursue goals.

Monday and Tuesday 9:30am – 2:30pm for 10 weeks.

Get to know your Tablet

Bring along your tablet and learn about what it can do for you.  A small group, just 4 or 5.

2 sessions a week for 2.5 weeks gives you time to learn, practice and ask questions.

On-going. Call us and enquire.

Southern Adult Literacy serves the entire Southern region. We have branch offices in Gore and Queenstown. Not all services are available region wide, so if you are interested in any of the above courses please:

Call us free on 0800 77 88 26

to find out what is available in your area