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Fees-free Study

The Government has announced they’re expanding fees-free tertiary education for 2020-2022. There are two kinds of fees-free study available:


  • Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF), which is open to everyone but only covers specific programmes. See Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund
  • Fees Free Tertiary Education, being one year’s fees free study, in almost any programme, for first time tertiary students. Learn more


Automotive

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 3) (22 Oct 2021) (2022 Dates TBC)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (TBC)

Beauty & Hairdressing

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5) (21 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) (TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) (28 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Hair, Beauty & Retail (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (TBC)

Business

Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

Academy Introduction to Tourism and Travel in New Zealand (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Business Administration & Technology (Level 3) (14 Feb 2021)

STAR YES Business Opportunities (Level 2) (TBC)

Creative

Master of Design (Level 9) (Sem 1 & 2: 14 Feb 2022)

Postgraduate Diploma of Design (Level 8) (14 Feb 2022)

Bachelor of Design and Arts (Level 7) (14 Feb 2022) (18 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5) (14 Feb 2022) (18 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) (14 Feb 2022) (18 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Certificate in Introductory Photography (Level 5) (2021 dates TBC)

Certificate in Intermediate Photography (Level 5) (2021 dates TBC)

Certificate in Introduction to Video Creation (Level 5) (2021 dates TBC)

Academy Digital Design Skills (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Gamification (Design & Development) (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Music (Level 4) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Music (22 Oct 2021)

Chef Training & Hospitality

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) (21 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (In-work) (04 Oct 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Manaaki Marae - Te Nihowera, Te Ringawera (Level 3) (2022 Dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 1) (TBC)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (TBC)

Construction & Built Environment

New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (11 Oct 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) (11 Oct 2021) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Construction (Level 2 & 3) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Construction Skills (Level 2) (TBC)

Education

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) (Level 7) (TBC)

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) (In-work/Home based) (26 Jul 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (General) (Level 3) (21 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

Academy Introduction to Early Childhood (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (In-school) (Level 3) (TBC)

Engineering

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (TBC)

Free Computing Courses

Introduction to Computing (Enrol anytime)

Introduction to Microsoft Word (Enrol anytime)

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Enrol anytime)

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint (Enrol anytime)

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher (Enrol anytime)

Introduction to Microsoft Access (Enrol anytime)

Free Literacy and Numeracy Courses

Level 1 Literacy (Enrol anytime)

Level 2 Literacy (Enrol anytime)

Level 1 Numeracy (Enrol anytime)

Level 2 Numeracy (Enrol anytime)

Free Sign Language Courses

Introduction to Sign Language (TBC)

Conversational Sign Language (18 Oct 2021) (2022 Dates TBC)

Health & Wellbeing

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Health Pathway) (14 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

Academy Health (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Alternative Health Care (Level 3) (TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) (21 Feb 2022)

In School

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Business Administration & Technology (Level 3) (14 Feb 2021)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Hair, Beauty & Retail (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Digital Innovation (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Gaming Development (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Construction (Level 2 & 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Introduction to Early Childhood (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy Health (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

Academy New Zealand Police (Level 3) (14 Feb 2022)

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 3) (22 Oct 2021) (2022 Dates TBC)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 1) (TBC)

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Music (22 Oct 2021)

STAR Construction Skills (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (TBC)

STAR Alternative Health Care (Level 3) (TBC)

Language & Culture

Te Reo Māori for Beginners (TBC

Te Reo Māori Intermediate (11 Oct 2021) (2022 Dates TBC)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 4) (Level 4) (TBC)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) (Level 5) (TBC)

Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7) (Year 2: 02 Aug 2021) (Year 3: 27 Sep 2021) (Year 1: 08 Feb 2022) (Year 2: 31 Jan 2022) (Year 3: 31 Jan 2022)

New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5) (Year 1 & 2: 21 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Nursing Pathway) (14 Feb 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

Online

Looking for flexible learning options to upskill yourself? UCOL offers a range of online diploma and certificate programmes. Please check the link below for our online offerings.


Security

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Foundation) (Level 3) (28 Feb 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Advanced) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022)

Vet Nursing & Animal Care

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (TBC)

  

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If you're still unsure, or have a question, feel free to send us an email, visit or telephone.

UCOL Whanganui Campus
Physical Address: 16 Rutland Street, Whanganui
Postal Address: P O Box 3020, Whanganui 4500
Phone: 06 965 3800

This information is intended as a general guide. Some of the programmes of study mentioned may be subject to change. 

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