Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250 Helsinki | firstname.lastname@example.org | (09) 41 500 300
Welcome to study at Institute of Adult Education in Helsinki, an Institute open for everyone! We organize over 1000 courses yearly. We offer languages, sports and dance, handicrafts, art, life-skills, communication, online courses and lots of Finnish courses for foreigners. For more information please visit our homepage: https://www.helao.fi/en/home/
Registration for autumn courses starts August 6 at 10 a.m. You can register in our office at Töölöntullinkatu 8, or online, www.helao.fi. It is not possible to register by phone or email. When registering online, you will be asked to give the number code of the course and your personal details, including the latter part of your Finnish social security number. If you do not have an existing Finnish social security number, you must register in the office.
You will receive a confirmation of the registration both on the display and by e-mail. If you do not have an e-mail address, print out the last page or write down the details. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail even though you have given your e-mail address, there may have been a mistake in your e-mail address. Your registration is nevertheless valid.
The Institute does not send separate confirmations before the course starts.
Tuition fees must be paid immediately after registering. If you cannot pay the course fee immediately, please contact the office (email@example.com) to set a new due date. If your employer is paying for your course, a billing fee of 5 Euros will be charged. Please email the billing details as soon as you have registered to firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more from here!
Course registration is binding. If you want to cancel a course, please contact the office without delay. Not paying a course fee does not count as cancellation.
Refund will be made according to our cancellation policy once you have sent us your IBAN account number. If you have not paid the course fee or cancelled your participation in a course, we will charge you according to our cancellation policy. Course fees are collectible. Course fee paid by culture and sports vouchers cannot be returned but you can use the sum specified in the cancellation terms for another course.
In general, the language of instruction is Finnish. In many courses the teacher is also able to instruct in English or some other language. Please contact the head teacher to find out the main language of instruction.
Course counselling is provided by head teachers responsible for specific areas of study. Check from our web page when the head teacher for your area of interest is available for consultation.
Students may request a certificate of attendance from the Institute’s office. The fee for this certificate is € 5 per paper. (If the course has ended more than a year before a certificate is requested, the fee is € 10). Certificates will be sent to students by post.
Proficiency level grades are given at the end of the course to those students whose course has been accepted by the Employment and Economic Development office as self-motivated study that is part of their integration programme. Other students can receive a certificate of participation. The certificates can be ordered from the office and they cost 5 euro.
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