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Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science

Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science

Level 3

Are you interested in science? UCOL’s Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science programme will give you an opportunity to work hands-on in a research laboratory.

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Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North

Duration: 1 day a week

Dates:
Starts the week of Feb 8th 2021 - Ends the week ending Fri Oct 1st 2021

Palmerston North - Fridays

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-freeScholarship info

International Fees:*
Please enquire for details

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

You’ll be taught a range of laboratory techniques that are used by technicians and researchers in commercial laboratories across New Zealand and the world.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. Once you've talked to everyone required, you can fill out the online application form as follows:

Apply online for Academy

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in applied science with various industries . If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

Employment Opportunities

  • Lab Assistant
  • Lab Technician
  • Food Technologist
  • Biochemist

 Course Information

UCOL's Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science programme comprises 20-25 Credits.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

This programme is part of a suite of 'Academy' programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. Gain practical experience and NCEA Credits.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science programme , talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Cost
Fees-free when criteria are met. 

Transport
Transport assistance is available if you meet the criteria.

Attendance expectations
Students must maintain appropriate attendance at both secondary school and Academy to remain enrolled in the Academy Programme.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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