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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.

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, 20 % of the course fee will be charged as a handling fee (maximum 50€).
  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. 20 % of the course fee 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

SPRING 2018

2.–5.1. Tue-Thu 10-16, Fri 10-15
8.1.–16.2. Mon-Thu 10–17.30, Fri 10–15
19.2.–23.2. Mon-Fri 10–15
26.2.–25.5. Mon-Tue 10–17.30, Wed-Thu 10–16, Fri 10–15
28.5.–13.6. Mon-Fri 10–13

Closed:  29.3.–2.4., 20.4., 27.4., 30.4. and 10-11.5.

Current

  • 1101037

    Pop-jazzlaulua kaikille D

    Price: 215,00 €
    Teacher: Musiikkipedagogi AMK, laulaja Anna Kemppainen
    place: Arkadia, luokka 204, 2. krs
    Osoite: Arkadiankatu 28, 00100, HELSINKI
    Autumn term: 30.8.2018 - 29.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 8
    There are available places on the course
  • 1103001

    Aloittelijoiden ilta

    Price: 36,00 €
    Teacher: Kum, taidemaalari Juha Okko
    place: Lka 709, 7. krs (taide 2)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 20.8.2018 - 21.8.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 1105054

    Dancehall alkeet

    Price: 45,00 €
    Teacher:  Jenni Virtanen
    place: Annankatu 29 B, sali 2
    Osoite: Annankatu 29 B, 00100, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 13.8.2018 - 15.8.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201018

    Suomen ilta-alkeet / Finnish Evening Elementary

    Price: 144,00 €
    Teacher: FM Leena Lemiläinen-Honkanen
    place: International School of Helsinki (ISH)
    Osoite: Selkämerenkatu 11, 00180,
    Autumn term: 3.9.2018 - 26.11.2018
    Registration begins: 6.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201029

    Suomen ilta-alkeet 3 / Finnish Evening Course 3

    Price: 144,00 €
    Teacher:  Virpi Heini
    place: International School of Helsinki (ISH)
    Osoite: Selkämerenkatu 11, 00180,
    Autumn term: 3.9.2018 - 10.10.2018
    Registration begins: 6.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201048

    Suomi sujuvaksi 1 / Fluent Finnish 1

    Price: 144,00 €
    Teacher: FT Sanna Olkkonen
    place: International School of Helsinki (ISH)
    Osoite: Selkämerenkatu 11, 00180,
    Autumn term: 4.9.2018 - 11.10.2018
    Registration begins: 6.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201062

    Paranna suomen taitojasi 1 / Improve Your Finnish 1

    Price: 112,00 €
    Teacher:  Hanna-Leena Piirainen
    place: Lka 205, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 27.8.2018 - 11.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1203010 Intensiivinen kurssi - Intensive course

    Just Speak and Pronounce!

    Price: 76,00 €
    Teacher: FM Tytti Heikman
    place: Lka 711, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 22.8.2018 - 5.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1203028

    Advancing English Conversation Skills and Vocabulary

    Price: 121,00 €
    Teacher: TEFL Malcolm Fay
    place: International School of Helsinki (ISH)
    Osoite: Selkämerenkatu 11, 00180,
    Autumn term: 10.9.2018 - 3.12.2018
    Registration begins: 6.8.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 18
    There are available places on the course
  • 1208000

    Italian kielimatka Roomaan

    Teacher: FM Karoliina Arola
    place: Lka 306, 3. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 14.10.2018 - 21.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 1208009

    Italiaa oopperan avulla

    Price: 61,00 €
    Teacher: FM Helena Hakola-Louko
    place: Lka 209, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 28.8.2018 - 6.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.4.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1298101 Uusi intensiivinen kurssi!

    Japanin hiragana ja katakana- kirjoitusmerkkien pikakertaus

    Price: 61,00 €
    Teacher: FT Sachiko Sosa
    place: Helsingin aikuisopisto (katso aulan monitorista!)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 22.8.2018 - 3.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1298602

    Viron keskustelukurssi

    Price: 139,00 €
    Teacher: Filologi, viron kielen ja kirjallisuuden opettaja Helja Kirber
    place: Lka 311, 3. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 6.9.2018 - 13.12.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 1298800

    Tsekin kieltä matkailijoille

    Price: 76,00 €
    Teacher:  Sirpa Seppälä
    place: Lka 705, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 22.8.2018 - 5.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 24
    There are available places on the course
  • 1302000

    Ilmaisluentosarja - Hyvän elämän hetkiä +

    Teacher:  Opettaja avoin
    place: Lka 101, 1. krs (suuri luentosali)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 16.8.2018 - 30.8.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 100
    There are available places on the course
  • 3203004 Viikonloppukurssi - Weekend course

    Muistimestari

    Price: 49,00 €
    Teacher: NLP Trainer Vuokko Travanti
    place: Lka 210, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 1.9.2018 - 1.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 3303016

    Pieniä puheita

    Price: 25,00 €
    Teacher: FM Sampo Sivula
    place: Lka 705, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 10.9.2018 - 10.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 3303020

    Runopinkasta käsikirjoitukseksi

    Price: 144,00 €
    Teacher:  Tommi Parkko
    place: Lka 311, 3. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 1.9.2018 - 10.11.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 12
    There are available places on the course
  • 400801

    Englannin perusopinnot 30 op, alkukuulustelu

    Price: 55,00 €
    Teacher: Opettaja avoin
    place: Lka 102,1. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 20.8.2018 - 20.8.2018
    Registration begins: 1.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 25
    There are available places on the course
  • 5102024

    Helppoa kompostointia-kurssi

    Price: 19,00 €
    Teacher: Puutarhuri Marko Ahola
    place: Helsingin aikuisopisto (katso aulan monitorista!)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 20.9.2018 - 20.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 16
    There are available places on the course
  • 8301100

    Capoeira tutustumiskurssi

    Price: 30,00 €
    Teacher:  Markus Vainio-Mattila
    place: Annankatu 29 B, sali 2
    Osoite: Annankatu 29 B, 00100, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 8.9.2018 - 9.9.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 8301107

    Aikuinen-vauva-jooga A (3-12 kk)

    lapsi ja aikuinen: 60,00 €
    Teacher:  Jenna Rignell
    place: Annankatu 29 B, sali 2
    Osoite: Annankatu 29 B, 00100, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 7.9.2018 - 12.10.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 10
    There are available places on the course
  • 8401011 UUSI KURSSI!

    Meditaatio A - Nykyhetkessä olemisen taito

    Price: 42,00 €
    Teacher:  Thi Thuy Linh Le
    place: Lka 104, 1. krs (liikunta)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Autumn term: 13.8.2018 - 27.8.2018
    Registration begins: 7.6.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course