WEST – 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 skills and training to access employment, develop an existing business or start up idea and to support initiatives to develop enterprising communities, where local residents, community groups, organisations and businesses contribute to & benefit from their local economy. We do this through WEST initiatives such as:
WEST Driver Education – Driver Licence Preparation Courses to support people to prepare for and sit the Driver Licence tests. Courses include Learner Licence Theory Preparation, Restricted Licence Preparation, Full Licence Preparation, F Endorsement Forklift Certificate and OSH Operator Certificate.
WEST Training – Courses and workshops to support people to upskill or gain employment including First Aid Certificate Level One, Two and Refresher courses, Eftpos Training, Everyday New Zealand English – Beginner/Elementary, Intermediate and Reading and Writing
WEST Work Ready – employment support programmes to support people into employment. Courses include support with CV writing, interview skills, online job search and applications
WEST Means Business – workshops and courses to support small and home based business to grow including Starting a Business, Business Development for existing businesses and start-ups, IRD Business Health Check, Social Media Marketing for Small Business, Social Media Marketing for NFP Sector.
Becoming Financially Fit Series
WEST is running a series of workshops on ‘Becoming Financially Fit’ – a range of workshops to learn about your money personality, learn tried and tested ways to save and even make money, set goals and start paying off existing debt, start your savings goals and learn how to borrow sensibly and reduce or even eliminate future debt. WEST have some exciting BFF workshops coming up including:
Plus Size Clothing Swap – Becoming Financially Fit Series
WEST are running regular plus size clothing swap days for the more curvaceous woman. Bring along our good quality plus size clothing and ‘go shopping for free’. Update your work wardrobe, prepare your outfit for a job interview, find your next ‘night out’ outfit or just have a play and try new styles. We will have some stylists to help you find a look that’s right for you.
How it works:
- It’s FREE
- Bring along up to 10 plus size items to swap – get up to 10 tickets to ‘purchase for free’ 10 new items.
- Free Style Workshop – determine what colours and styles suit you the best, with one on one stylists to help you play with different styles and colours