Welcome to WEST

WEST Community Hub is open Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm.

WEST Dressed – our pre-loved plus sized (size 14+) clothing op shop is open Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm. All items are priced $1 – $4 and we regularly hold $1 sales. We are open for donations if you have any items to donate. Remember that 100% of procceds from WEST Dressed fund our free courses.

Te Puna Market which takes place on Saturday mornings at the Falls Restaurant Carpark is now click and collect through Winter – you can continue to purchase fresh produce, baked goods, and other items via the online portal, and pick up from Falls Carpark each Saturday Morning. https://openfoodnetwork.org.nz/te-puna-market/shop

West Auckland Enterprise Skills and Training is an independent, not for profit organisation with a long history of adult education involvement in the West Auckland community.

WEST provide courses to support people into employment, workplace certificate courses for those wanting to upskill in their current job, or add a qualification to their C.V., support to gain a learner, Restricted or Full driver licence, and a range of courses to support the community to save money, or grow their income.

We do this through WEST initiatives such as:

WEST Driver Education

Support to prepare for and sit the graduated Driver Licence and Endorsement tests.

WEST Training

Workplace certificate and training courses
for employment or small business development.

WEST Work Ready

Employment support programmes to improve employability and find a job.

WEST Becoming Financially Fit

Workshops to support the community to Become Financially Fit and achieve their financial goals.

WEST Economic Development Projects
Support for initiatives that improve economic wellbeing in West Auckland.

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Feedback from our customers

“I attended the cooking class. John [the tutor] is a character and the class is full of laughs and great information. My house smells delicious… can’t wait till tonight and get the comments from family. Thank you WEST for another amazing workshop… can’t wait to see what we are up to next week.”

Cate • Becoming Financially Fit Programme

“I will use the skills I have learnt to improve the social media marketing for my family business. [The tutor] is a very personable, relaxed tutor. She has really good ideas for any kind of business to use for marketing. I really enjoyed this course.”

John • WEST Training Workshop

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