Free4U Locations

Unitec Free4U Computing offers free introductory (Level 1) self-directed courses for the community. To be eligible to enrol, you must be a NZ Citizen or NZ Permanent Resident and be aged 16 or over. Our courses will give you the opportunity to develop your computer skills and are suitable for those new to computers, those wanting to upskill for job opportunities, further study or personal interest. Choose courses you are interested in and session times that are convenient for you.  

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61 Birkenhead Ave, Birkenhead - OPENING SOON

Unitec Waitakere Campus, 5 Ratanui St, Henderson - OPEN

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Phone+64 9 892 7761+64 9 892 9155
Session Times


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
9.00am, 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm (close 3.30pm)
9.00am, 10.30am, 12.00pm (close 2.00pm)
9.00am, 10.30am (close 12.00pm)

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
9.00am, 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.30pm (close 5.00pm)
9.00am, 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.30pm, 5.00pm (close 6.30pm)
9.00am, 10.30am (close 12.00pm)

Please Note: Our extra sessions (Wed 5-6.30) and Fri (2-3.30, 3.30-5.00) are only available until we open our new Birkenhead classroom.

How to get thereBy Bus
Stops 4030 and 3901 are located on Birkenhead Ave.  See Auckland Transport website for routes and timetables.
By Car
2hr free parking is available by the Birkenhead Library and parking is available on surrounding streets.
Please Note: We do not advise parking at the Highbury mall whilst attending Free4U, unless you are a customer of the mall.

By Train
The Henderson train station is located on Railside Ave on the  Western Line.  See Auckland Transport website for timetables.
By Bus
Stops 5854 and 4837 are located on Ratanui St.  See Auckland Transport website for routes and timetables.
Unitec Shuttle Bus
The Unitec Shuttle Bus is a free service for Unitec students that goes between Mt Albert and Waitakere campuses.  Timetable available on Unitec website.
By Car
Parking available either:
1) In the Edmonton Rd car park ($4 per day or 2hrs free)
2) In the Trading Place car park ($1 per hour or $3 per day if you give the attendant your Unitec Student ID number).
Please Note: We do not advise parking at the Westfield mall whilst attending Free4U, unless you are a customer of the mall.

We are open all year round (including school holidays) apart from the following dates:

2017 Closure Dates

- Fri 24 Nov closing at 3.30pm (for Team Meeting)
- Wed 29 Nov closed 10.30am - 2.00pm (for Henderson Student Christmas Morning Tea)
- Thu 7 Dec (for Unitec Staff Awards)
- Sat 9 Dec (Henderson Student Morning Tea Saturday)
- Thu 14 Dec (for Bridgepoint Network Meeting)
Closedown Fri 15 Dec (last day) to Mon 8 Jan (first day)

2018 Closure Dates

- Sat 27 Jan & Mon 29 Jan (for Auckland Anniversary Weekend)
- Tue 6 Feb (for Waitangi Day)
- Fri 30 Mar, Sat 31 Mar, Mon 2 Apr & Tue 3 Apr (for Easter)
- Wed 25 Apr (for ANZAC Day)
- Sat 2 Jun & Mon 4 Jun (for Queen's Birthday Weekend)

- Sat 20 Oct & Mon 22 Oct (for Labour Weekend)
- Closedown dates to be advised

Previous Locations

Free4U Albany was previously located at 10 Rothwell Ave, Albany.
We closed there at end of May 2017.
Free4U Henderson was previously located at 357 Arcade, 357 Great North Rd, Henderson.
We closed there in Feb 2016.