HALC Community Courses

HALC runs Literacy and Numeracy courses at locations across Christchurch.

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These include:

Literacy Pathways (Youth) course. Full-time (20 hours per week). Learners work towards NCEA Level 1 credits, learner driver licence and improving computer skills, while developing literacy and numeracy skills.

First Steps to Literacy and Numeracy course for adults with intellectual impairments. Part-time, up to 12 hours per week, Mon – Thurs.

Adult Community Education courses at the Hagley Campus, and Edgeware Campus:

  • Women’s cooking
  • Conversation class
  • ESOL computing
  • ESOL learner driver licence

Literacy pathways courses: Part-time, up to 8 hours (two sessions) per week during term time.

  • Upper Riccarton
  • Rowley
  • St Albans

Our Literacy Pathways course allow learners to learn at their own pace and level, based on individual goals and needs. The classes are small – up to 10 learners per course. The tutors are friendly and supportive and are experienced in developing programmes which recognise individual learning styles.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.