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Foundation Skills

Develop practical and academic skills at UCOL to help with further study or employment.

Our Foundation Skills programmes can lead to numerous Vocational Pathways.

Literacy and Numeracy Courses

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UCOL's free literacy and numeracy courses will help you towards achieving essential NCEA Literacy and Numeracy credits. You can enrol anytime beginning 11 February 2019 to catch-up your L1 or L2 Literacy or Numeracy credits.

English Language

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UCOL's English Language programmes will help you to prepare for further study or to undertake an English Proficiency test like IELTS or TOEFL.

Free Computing Courses