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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

You can register online https://www.helao.fi/en/home/, by email toimisto@helao.fi or at the office. It is not possible to register by phone. When registering online, you will be asked the 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, please come to the office to register.

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 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.

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. You can cancel your course free of charge 7 days before the course is due to start. If you have already paid the course, we shall refund you the whole course fee.
  2. Course fee is charged in full, if you do not cancel the course, if you cancel it less than 7 days before the course is due to start or you do not show up.
  3. Course fee will be returned in full if the Institute cancels a course.

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

In general, the language of instruction is Finnish. In several 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. Please check 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 €.

OFFICE CONTACT INFORMATION

Mon-Thu 10-16, Fri closed

Closed: 13.12.2018-4.1.2019. Check www.helao.fi for exceptions.

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.

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.

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  • 1103053

    Drawing & Painting for Beginners / Intermediate level - Afternoon

    Price: 144,00 €
    Teacher: TaM Jane Hughes
    place: Lka 709, 7. krs (taide 2)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 8.2.2019 - 15.3.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 1105210

    Senioritanssi

    9 € eläkeläiset ja yli 63-vuotiaat, muut 15 €: 9,00 €
    Teacher:  Airi Juvonen
    place: Lka YK7 (liikunta), -1. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 20.1.2019 - 20.1.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 15
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201122

    Suomen perjantaialkeet 1 / Elementary Finnish of Fridays 1

    Price: 128,00 €
    Teacher: FM Krista Lamminen
    place: Lka 204, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 11.1.2019 - 8.3.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 18
    There are available places on the course
  • 1201125 Huom! Kellonaika on muuttunut!

    Suomen peruskurssi 1 / Basic Finnish 1

    Price: 120,00 €
    Teacher: FM Soran Zaki
    place: Lka 704, 7. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 28.1.2019 - 7.3.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 20
    There are available places on the course
  • 1204013 Huom! Kurssin alkamisaika muuttunut!

    Arkipäivän saksaa - kertaa ja syvennä

    Price: 121,00 €
    Teacher: FM Carmen Tomas
    place: Lka 207, 2. krs
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 21.1.2019 - 15.4.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 18
    There are available places on the course
  • 3303039

    Teatterikurssi senioreille

    Hinta senioreille, eläkeläisille, työttömille, oppimisvaikeuksista kärsiville ja maahanmuuttajille 90 €. : 120,00 €
    Teacher: TeM Katja Joutsijoki
    place: Lka 206, 2. krs (monitoimi)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 28.1.2019 - 8.4.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 12
    There are available places on the course
  • 3401049 UUSI KURSSI!

    Digitaalinen taide 1

    Price: 105,00 €
    Teacher:  Sirpa Kärkkäinen
    place: Lka 309, 3. krs (ATK)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 24.1.2019 - 14.2.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 3401051

    Piirtopöytäkurssi

    Price: 46,00 €
    Teacher:  Sirpa Kärkkäinen
    place: Lka 309, 3. krs (ATK)
    Osoite: Töölöntullinkatu 8, 00250, Helsinki
    Spring term: 19.1.2019 - 19.1.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Number of places: 14
    There are available places on the course
  • 400210 Verkkokurssi

    Hyvinvoinnin ja terveyden edistämisen (HyTe) –osaamiskokonaisuus (25 op / Itä-Suomen yliopisto)

    Yhteensä 430 €. 210 € maksetaan ilmoittautumisen yhteydessä ja 220 € rekisteröidyttäessä yliopistolle: 210,00 €
    place: OHJATTU VERKKO-OPISKELU
    Osoite: , ,
    Spring term: 1.1.2019 - 31.12.2019
    Registration begins: 26.11.2018 10:00:00
    Registration ends: 18.3.2019 12:00:00
    Number of places: 100
    There are available places on the course