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How to register

You can register on a course:

  • on our website
  • in our office at Runeberginkatu 22-24.
  • by email toimisto@helao.fi. Please note that your registration is not valid until a confirmation from the office. If you register by email, we’d need following information: name and surname, date of birth, address, email and phone number. If the course is full, you can place yourself on a waiting list. Our office will inform you if a place becomes available.

When registering online, you need to use your Finnish social security number. If you do not wish to give out your social security number or you do not have one yet, you can register by email or in the office.


Course registration is binding

By registering for a course the studen accepts that the course can be changed from contact teaching to remote teaching.



Course fees must be paid in connection with registering. If needed, you can contact the office by email toimisto@helao.fi to set a new due date.

Payment in the office: bank or credit card (Diners Club International, Discover, Eurocard, Maestro, Mastercard, OK, VISA ja VISA Electron) and physical or electronic vouchers such as Edenred, Eazybreak, ePassi, Smartum, TYKY-setelit, or virikesetelit.

Payment online: online bank, credit card, MobilePay, Edenred, Eazybreak, ePassi and Smartum online payment

If your employer is paying for your course, a billing fee of 5 Euros will be charged.

Sports and Culture vouchers

Sports vouchers can be used as a means of course payment for sports and dance courses. Culture vouchers are accepted for all courses except for language, wine or food courses. Course fee paid by sports and culture vouchers cannot be returned. You can arrange for the course fee to be paid once it has been confirmed that the course will start.


Further information and Course Councelling

For more information on courses please check our contact details. Course counselling is provided by head teachers responsible for specific areas of study. Make sure the head teacher in question is available for consultation.

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.

Privacy Policy

Personal information given out in connection to the course registration is registered on the Hellewi course administration database. For more information, see Privacy Policy.