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INSTITUTE OF ADULT EDUCATION IN HELSINKI

Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250 Helsinki | toimisto@helao.fi | (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/

ENROLMENT

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.

COURSE PAYMENT

Tuition fees must be paid immediately after registering. If you cannot pay the course fee immediately, please contact the office (toimisto@helao.fi) 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 toimisto@helao.fiRead more from here!

COURSE CANCELLATION

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.

  1. If you cancel your participation at least 10 days before the course begins, 10 € will be charged as a handling fee.
  2. Course fee will be charged in full, if you do not cancel a course and do not show up or if you cancel a course less than 10 days before it begins.
  3. 10 € will be charged as a handling fee, if you cannot continue a course due to illness. A doctor’s or nurse’s certificate is required.
  4. Course fee will be returned in full, if a course is cancelled by the Institute.

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.

STARTING A COURSE

  • The Institute does not send separate confirmations before the course starts.
  • Lessons are not held on public holidays.
  • Lessons are held on the Institute´s premises unless the group has been told that they will meet in a different location.
  • The classroom can be seen on the TV monitor in the lobby on the ground floor. Students are advised to check the monitor each time they come to class because changes in room assignment are possible.
  • To facilitate room allocation, students with physical handicaps are requested to contact the caretaker.
  • Students may request a certificate of attendance from the Institute’s office when the course has ended. The fee for this certificate is € 5 per paper. If the course has ended more than a year ago the fee is € 10.
  • The Institute does not purchase insurance on behalf of the students.
  • The Institute does not provide locked or guarded areas for clothing or property.
  • There are no free parking places for students at the Institute.

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION AND COURSE COUNSELLING

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.

CERTIFICATES

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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OFFICE OPENING HOURS

AUTUMN 2018

Mon-Thu 10-16

Fri closed

Check our webpage for exceptions.

Current

  • 1104013

    Taiteellinen kirjonta

    Price: 44,00 €
    Teacher:  Anna-Karoliina Tetri
    place: Lka 308, 3. krs (käsityö)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 31.10.2018 - 1.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 10
    There are available places on the course
  • 1104016

    Narutaidetta sisustukseen

    Price: 39,00 €
    Teacher:  Pirjo Surakka-Cooper
    place: Lka 308, 3. krs (käsityö)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 9.11.2018 - 10.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 12
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201031

    Suomen alkeet 2 / Elementary Finnish 2

    Price: 192,00 €
    Teacher:  Ramona Lepik
    place: Lka 103, 1. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 5.11.2018 - 10.12.2018
    Registration begins: 30.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201057

    Sanastokurssi (VCR) / Vocabulary Course

    Price: 40,00 €
    Teacher:  Nuppu Tuononen
    place: International School of Helsinki (ISH)
    Osoite: Selkämerenkatu 11, 00180,
    Autumn term: 24.10.2018 - 21.11.2018
    Registration begins: 6.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 18
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201071

    Maahanmuuttajan kirjanpito osa 2 ja 3

    Price: 96,00 €
    Teacher: Controller Jyrki Niemi
    place: Lka 309, 3. krs (ATK)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 5.11.2018 - 10.12.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1302015

    Tutustu Venäjän kulttuuriin ja mentaliteettiin

    Price: 86,00 €
    Teacher: FM Jelena Kark
    place: Lka 204, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 8.11.2018 - 29.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1302018 Huom! Muutos kurssiaikataulussa!

    Kansalliskirjaston palvelut netissä ja suomalainen sota- ja sotilashistoria 1700-1945

    Price: 19,00 €
    Teacher: yrittäjä/kouluttaja Juha Vuorela
    place: Lka 705, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 1.11.2018 - 1.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 1302019

    Miten kirjoitan sukutarinoita. Tuomiokirjat suku- ja talohistorian lähteinä.

    Price: 19,00 €
    Teacher: yrittäjä/kouluttaja Juha Vuorela
    place: Lka 705, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 8.11.2018 - 8.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 50
    There are available places on the course
  • 3203023

    Mieli mielessä – mentalisaation teoria ja käytäntö

    Price: 30,00 €
    Teacher: KM, psykoterapeutti Kristiina Urpo-Viranko
    place: Aktiivi-Instituutti
    Osoite: Mikonkatu 8, 00100, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 31.10.2018 - 31.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 3303018

    Mestarien puheita

    Price: 38,00 €
    Teacher: FM Sampo Sivula
    place: Lka 705, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 29.10.2018 - 12.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 3401023

    Illustrator jatkokurssi

    Price: 78,00 €
    Teacher:  Tarja Hasan
    place: Lka 309, 3. krs (ATK)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 30.10.2018 - 6.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 3401027

    Videon tekstityskurssi

    Price: 78,00 €
    Teacher:  Sirpa Kärkkäinen
    place: Lka 309, 3. krs (ATK)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 27.10.2018 - 28.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 400750 Huomaa koulutuksen kokonaishinta!

    Maailmankaikkeus nyt (3 op / Helsingin yliopisto)

    Yhteensä 150 €. 120 € maksetaan ilmoittautuessa ja 30 € rekisteröityessä yliopistolle.: 120,00 €
    Teacher: FM/DI Kyösti Ryynänen
    place: Arkadia, luokka 301, 3. krs
    Osoite: Arkadiankatu 28, 00100, HELSINKI
    Autumn term: 24.10.2018 - 14.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 5102011

    Kaupunkimetsä talvella-kasvien ja eläinten tunnistus

    Price: 48,00 €
    Teacher: FM, ympäristöbiologi ja aineenopettaja Tuomas Lilleberg
    place: Helsingin aikuisopisto (katso aulan monitorista!)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 31.10.2018 - 21.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 5102027

    Vanhan pihan preppauskurssi

    12 € alennukseen oikeutetut, 18 € muut: 18,00 €
    Teacher: Puutarhuri Marko Ahola
    place: Helsingin aikuisopisto (katso aulan monitorista!)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 31.10.2018 - 31.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course