202 Programme

Life101’s three-day ‘202 Programme’ delves deeper into selected life and financial hard-skills, as well as introducing life-changing soft-skills that allow prisoners to look inside and take stock of their past, their present and their future.

Course Outline

The 202 Programme is a three-day course that takes place over three consecutive days with a maximum of 12 participants per course.

It is recommended the 202 Programme takes place three to four weeks after prisoners have completed the 101 Programme. This will ensure the skills learnt, and motivation received are top-of-mind for participants as they take the step up to this specialised course.


  1. Financial literacy
  2. Teaching your children about money
  3. Investments 202

Developing Personal Leadership (full day workshop)

  1. Exploring personal beliefs and values
  2. Defining personal leadership
  3. Effective personal communication skills
  4. Emotional intelligence
  5. Dealing with the “tough stuff”/ conflict positively and effectively
  1. Goal Setting 202
  2. Giving Back
  3. Public Speaking & Effective Communication
  4. Personal Roadmap Development


  1. Inspire participants to be wise with their money and improve their financial situations.
  2. Provide participants with financial literacy skills to be able to pass on to their children.
  3. Provide participants with a greater understanding of how to start a small business or operate as a sole trader.
  4. Provide participants with a greater understanding of buying a property and/or investing in residential property.
  1. Significant increase in self-intelligence and awareness.
  2. Awakening each participant’s personal leadership leading to more positive outcomes.
  3. Identifying habits, good and bad and knowing how to change them.
  4. Tools to motivate and inspire others in a team environment (ie. family, friends, Whanau, youth groups).
  5. Toolkit of ideas to deal with life situations effectively.
  1. Provide a “toolbox” for living life more effectively and creating more quality of life.
  2. Awareness of the importance of health and lifestyle.
  3. Increased confidence while speaking and presenting oneself.
  4. Direction, a sense of purpose and inspiration to do “the right thing” and a clear pathway plan for their futures once released.


  • ‘I’m able to recognise my triggers that have the potential to be problems and will stop them before they become a problem.’
  • ‘I am so grateful for all the knowledge that Phil and Robyn have shared with us. I find this programme to be useful and helpful for my future.’
  • ‘For the past 3 years that I’ve been in prison doing the life101 and 202 programmes has given me the most hope for a prosperous and safe future.’
  • ‘I wish everyone did this course so we could all be on the same page.’
  • ‘I enjoyed the 101 and 202 classes and have taken a lot of knowledge out of this course thank you very much.’
  • ‘I have spoken with my family almost daily since doing 202 and will continue after this course to share the things I have gained and how it can help my family.’
  • ‘Would like this course to be a programme in prison for everyone. This has been very beneficial to me and would definitely be beneficial to the other inmates.’
  • ‘A light has been turned on for me personally. Thank you Life101.’
  • ‘The most beneficial 3 days I’ve had whilst in prison.’

If you have any questions regarding the 202 Programme please Contact Us.