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Academy

Level 2 & 3

Academy provides secondary school students the opportunity to attend UCOL one day per week developing industry relevant skills.

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Level: 2 & 3

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOl Wairarapa in Masterton, UCOL Horowhenua in Levin

Duration: Terms 1, 2 and 3 of the Secondary School Year

Dates:
Programme dependent: mid-February

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.

 Career & Study Outcomes

Depending on your programme you could successfully staircase into the appropriate Vocational Pathway including:

  • Manufacturing and Technology
  • Creative
  • Services
  • Social and Community
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Primary Industries

 Student & Staff Profiles

 Learning Facilities

UCOL's Academy programmes may be delivered on any of the UCOL campuses and/or offsite locations as appropriate.

 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

UCOL's suite of 'Academy' programmes are designed for 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 any of UCOL's Academy programmes, 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.

Classes
Classes will only have Academy students present, with between 10 – 20 students per group.

 

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