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Summer Helper Courses In Hong Kong

Inspire Your Domestic Helpers Over The Summer Break

summer helper courses Hong Kong

Summer is a time for learning! Turn your helper into a super helper with these summer classes and workshops available in Hong Kong. From gourmet baking to emergency care for kids and general housekeeping to IT workshops and beyond…we have the list. So go on now – click and explore!

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    COOKING CLASSES:

    Run by chef Meenu in the comfort of her home in Yau Ma Tei, Cook Like A Chef offers a wide array of courses for helpers including Thai, Szechuan, Korean, Indian, Continental, Middle-Eastern, and more. She focuses not only on offering tips and fabulous, easy recipes but also puts great importance on teaching table setting prep, meal preparation, kitchen management, and hospitality. Check her facebook page for groups class details and you can also arrange private sessions too!

     

    Cook Like A Chef, Ya Mei Tei, Hong Kong, +852 6083 0430, meenuchugani@netvigator.com, , www.facebook.com/Cook-Like-A-Chef.  Summer courses are open for registration now - check here or email directly.

     

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    VARIETY OF CLASSES:

    For the widest variety of summer courses for domestic helpers in Hong Kong, be sure to check out the offerings at YMCA Hong Kong. Extended learning courses for helpers include: basic computer operating skills, bookkeeping 101, reading, paediatric first aid for caregivers, caring for the elderly, certificate in baby care, hair braiding basics, guitar, piano, cooking, baking, Montessori education training, and much more. Summer can be a fantastic time to hone new skills and try new passions.

     

    YMCA Hong Kong, G/F, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2268 7736, www.ymcahk.org.hk/member/programmes.php?lang=en.  Enrollment for summer courses is open now with classes going on in June, July, and August!

     

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    CHILDCARE + CPR + FIRST AID

    Matilda Hospital offers two health education courses. The eight-hour childcare course course is designed specifically for amahs taking care of young kids. At HK$1,200, this course covers child development and play plus tips on how to respond to different stages in a child’s development: weaning, potty training and teething. The second course is an eight-hour first aid course that covers emergency situations and includes CPR and basic first aid. This course costs HK$1,500. You can sign your helper up for both courses at a special package price of HK$2,300.

     

    Health Education Department, Hong Kong, +852 2849 0357, www.matilda.org.

     

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    MONEY MANAGEMENT:

    Enrich is the leading Hong Kong charity promoting the economic empowerment of migrant domestic workers. Their workshops equip migrant women with the tools to save, budget, and plan for greater financial security. A favorite course is Money Wise which teaches helpers how to focus on the long-term goals, understand how to do basic money management, and discusses the ins and outs of financial loans and other options. They run workshops in multiple languages including Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, and Tagalog.

     

    Enrich, 1102 Enterprise Building, 228-238 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2386 5811, www.enrichhk.org.  Click here to check summer workshop schedule and to register.

     

  • WANT MORE?

    Cooking:

    * Hong Kong Helper's Cookery, www.facebook.com/groups/689366411210089/

    * Azia Dolce Vita, www.aziadolcevita.com

    * Towngas, www.towngascooking.com

     

    Baby Safety + CPR

    * Annerley, www.annerley.com.hk/index.php/Category/annerley-helpers-academy.html

    * The Family Zone, http://thefamilyzone.hk

     

    Driving Classes:

    * Tak On, www.driving.com.hk/english.php

  • For families living near Clearwater Bay, Sai Kung, and Tseung Kwan O, this cooking school addition run by the owner of the popular Casa Group is fantastic.  Spatu.la offers a variety of cooking classes in their spacious multi-cooking station studio in Hang Hau.  There is also a kitchen management series as part of this course.

     

    Spatu.la, Hang Hau Space - hh space, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, +852 9236 7707, nathan@spatulahk.com, www.facebook.com/spatulahk.

  • Cooking:

    *  The Wellness Cooking School, http://www.ifatkafryhindes.com/wellness-cooking-school/

    * Hong Kong Helper's Cookery, www.facebook.com/groups/689366411210089/

    * Azia Dolce Vita, www.aziadolcevita.com

    * Super Helper, www.superhelper.org

    * Towngas, www.towngascooking.com

     

    Baby Safety + CPR

    * Annerley, www.annerley.com.hk/index.php/Category/annerley-helpers-academy.html

    * The Family Zone, http://thefamilyzone.hk

     

    Swimming:

    * Splash Swimming, www.splashhongkong.org  *Sign up for September courses now!

     

    Driving Classes: 

    * Tak On, www.driving.com.hk/english.php

     

  • For domestic helpers looking to learn how to swim, Splash Hong Kong offers top notch courses. Beginner courses for Foreign Domestic Workers are held on Sundays in multiple locations. The 8 week courses are free, but participants are expected to commit to all sessions. Note, the next available summer course will start September 11, 2016. Click here for more information.

     

    Splash Swimming, hongkongsplash@gmail.com, www.splashhongkong.org/

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