Welcome toWEA Illawarra

Community focused training
and education


About WEA Illawarra

We have been operating since 1913 and are pleased to continue to provide you and the Illawarra community quality adult education to enhance your leisure time and career. There are leisure skills courses, work skills courses, accredited training and foundation skills on offer.

WEA Illawarra Courses

WEA Illawarra provides quality training and services that enhance employment prospects, lifestyle aspirations and social inclusion opportunities for the benefit of individuals and their communities.

ACE Program 

The NSW Government funds the Adult & Community Education (ACE) program to provide additional support to learners in need during their training.

Smart and Skilled 

In 2015, the NSW Government implemented a new funding system called Smart and Skilled. This system aims to provide financial support and incentives for you to train in skills for which there are available jobs in the community.


Novo Education Space

Novo Education Space is a registered, non-denominational, independent secondary school, operating under the auspices of WEA Illawarra.


2024 Term Dates

Term 1
February - March
Term 2
April - June
Term 3
July - September
Term 4
October - December

Get Involved

Ever wonder how to support WEA Illawarra to keep operating as your community college?
From volunteering, through tutoring to donating, there are plenty of ways to contribute to the development of WEA Illawarra and make a difference.

Download The Course Guide

Grab your copy of the the latest WEA Illawarra course guide right here.