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Agriculture & Conservation

Farming Systems and Equipment (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023)

Applied Sciences

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway) (25 Jul 2023)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) (Level 7) (23 Jan 2023) (16 Jan 2023)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Laboratory Science) (Level 7) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023)

Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Automotive and Panel & Paint

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Electric Vehicle Automotive Engineering (Level 5) (07 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator) (Level 3) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport Skills (Level 3) (20 Mar 2023)

Vehicle Inspector - Inspection Course (2023 dates TBC)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport Skills (Level 3) (20 Mar 2023)

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Collision Repair (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Automotive Panel & Paint (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

Beauty & Hairdressing

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5) (06 Mar 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) (27 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) ( 2023 dates TBC)

Academy Hair, Beauty & Retail (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Barbering (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (2023 Dates TBC)

Business

Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Level 7) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Operations & Production Management (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Project Management (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4) (Online) (Monthly Intake)

Certificate in Customer Experience Management (Contact Centre) (Microcredential) (2023 dates TBC)

Academy Business Enterprise (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR YES Business Opportunities (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

Chef Training & Hospitality

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) (In-work) (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023) (07 Aug 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (In-work) (30 Jan 2023) (03 July 2023) (25 Sept 2023) 

New Zealand Certificate in Manaaki Marae - Te Nihowera, Te Ringawera (Level 3) (contact UCOL for details)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 3 (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 2) (03 Jul 2023) (25 Sept 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 4) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (03 Jul 2023) (25 Sep 2023) (13 Oct 2023)

Construction & Built Environment

Diploma in Fine Furniture (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Trade) (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery (Trade) (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades Supervision (Level 5) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (31 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Allied Trades) (Level 3) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Construction (Level 2 & 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (20 Mar 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6) (13 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (13 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3) (27 Feb 2023)

Academy Applied Construction Design (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Construction Skills (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) (13 Mar 2023) (20 Mar 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) (20 Mar 2023)

Academy Introduction to Plumbing, Gasfitting, & Drainlaying (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Creative

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) (17 July 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 3) (20 Feb 2023)

Bachelor of Creative Media (Level 7) (27 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 6) (27 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5) (27 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Entertainment and Event Technology (Level 4) (17 Jul 2023)

Certificate in Introductory Photography (Level 5) (31 Jan 2023)

Certificate in Intermediate Photography (Level 5) (02 May 2023)

Certificate in Introduction to Video Creation (Level 5) (2023 dates TBC)

Academy Gamification (Design & Development) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Music (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

Education

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) (Monthly)

New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5) (Monthly)

Te Tohu Paetahi Akoranga: Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) (Level 7) (27 Feb 2023)

Certificate in Work-Based Assessment (Training Scheme) (Level 4) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (L4) (In-work/home based) (Cohort based enrolments on demand) - Saturday delivery for those in employment and the homecare early childhood education sector

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (General) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Introduction to Early Childhood (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Engineering

New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trade Assistant) (Level 3) (27 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) (20 Feb 2023)

Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (2023 dates TBC)

Electrical Service Technician (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4) (07 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Advanced) (Level 5) (27 Mar 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4) (07 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) (Level 7) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Exercise and Sport(Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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 (30 Jan 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Conversational Sign Language (24 Apr 2023) (09 Oct 2023)

Immersion Sign Language (2023 dates TBC)

Sign in the Workplace (2023 dates TBC)

Health & Wellbeing

Bachelor of Social Services (Level 7) (27 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Health Pathway) (13 Feb 2023) (24 July 2023)

Academy Health (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Alternative Health Care (Level 3) (2023 dates TBC)

Cutting Your Diabetes Risk in Half Microcredential (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Stay Well to Stay Strong Microcredential (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Information Technology

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Computer Networks) (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Software Development) (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology (Level 7) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support (Level 5) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity (Level 6) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

In School

Academy Te Kura Tapere (Conservation) (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Applied Technical Laboratory Science (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport Skills (Level 3) (Mar 2023)

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Collision Repair (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Business Enterprise (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Barbering (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Hair, Beauty & Retail (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Construction (Level 2 & 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (20 Mar 2023)

Academy Applied Construction Design (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) (20 Mar 2023)

Academy Introduction to Plumbing, Gasfitting, & Drainlaying (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Introduction to Early Childhood (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Exercise and Sport (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy Health (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 2) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

Academy New Zealand Police (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Automotive Panel & Paint (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Construction Skills (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 1) (03 Jul 2023) (25 Sept 2023))

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Music (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Alternative Health Care (Level 3) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR YES Business Opportunities (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Temporary Traffic Management (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Community Wellbeing Support Services (2023 dates TBC)

U-Skills 3 + 2 Programme (2023 options TBC) (Enquire Now)

Language & Culture

Te Reo Māori for Beginners (Starting week beginning 30 Jan 2023) (Starting week beginning 17 Jul 2023)

Te Reo Māori Intermediate (Starting week beginning 24 Apr 2023) (Starting week beginning 09 Oct 2023)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3) (20 Feb 2023)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 4) (13 Feb 2023)

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Rumaki) (Te Kaupae 5) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) (17 Jul 2023) (04 Sep 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

TOEFL iBT Test (Monthly)

Ole Gagana Samoa (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

Ole Gagana Samoa Beginners (2023 dates TBC)

Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5) (20 Feb 2023)

Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (Level 7) (16 Jan 2023) (27 Mar 2023) (21 Aug 2023) (02 Oct 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Nursing Pathway) (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (24 Jul 2023)

Professional Development

Te Reo Kaupae Tahi (2023 dates TBC)

Te Reo Kaupae Rua (2023 dates TBC)

Security

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Advanced) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Foundation) (Level 3) (20 Feb 2023)

Vet Nursing & Animal Care

New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) (Level 5) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Level 3) (13 Feb 2023)

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (2023 dates TBC)

Online

Looking for flexible learning options to upskill yourself? UCOL offers a range of online diploma and certificate programmes. 

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UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū Campus
Physical Address: 18 Princess Street, Palmerston North
Postal Address: Private Bag 11-022, Palmerston North 4442
Phone: 06 952 7000

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

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