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STAR

STAR is a great opportunity to explore your study and career options. UCOL offers a range of practical programmes in a range of Vocational Pathways.

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Quick info

Locations: Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa

Duration: Programme dependent

Dates:
Programme dependent

Domestic Fees:*
Programme dependent

International Fees:*
Please enquire for details

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.

STAR programmes are the perfect taster to discover a lifelong career. UCOL’s range of STAR programmes allow Secondary School students to experience a short introduction to the UCOL environment and to gain exposure to different industries.

Career & Study Outcomes

You could gain a career in a range of options depending on your programme of study. UCOL offers STAR programmes in all six Vocational Pathways.


 

Learning Facilities

U-Skills programmes may be delivered on any of the UCOL campuses and/or offsite locations as appropriate.

Domestic Entry Requirements

Secondary School student

International Entry Requirements

Please contact u-skills@ucol.ac.nz for more information.

Advice & Guidance

To join one of our STAR programmes you must be enrolled in and have the support of your secondary school. Please see your school STAR Coordinator to express your interest in attending or contact one of our STAR Administrators.

Palmerston North – Frances Haerewa HAEREWA@ucol.ac.nz

Whanganui – Debbie Smith D.L.Smith@ucol.ac.nz

Wairarapa – Tui Cherry T.Cherry@ucol.ac.nz

Course Information

  • Automotive
  • Panel and Paint
  • Technical Drawing and Computer Aided Design
  • CISCO 1 & 2
  • Electrical
  • Forklift Safety
  • Construction
  • Music
  • Adventure Based Learning
  • Beauty
  • Food Safety
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality Service Skills
  • Introduction to Bakery
  • Introduction to Barista
  • Introduction to Cookery
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