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.
Agriculture & Conservation
Farming Systems and Equipment (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022)
New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4) (Feb 2023) Enquire now
Beauty & Hairdressing
New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Skin Care Therapy (Level 6) (Jul 2022) NEW
New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) (HLC) (25 Jul 2022)
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (HLC) (25 Jul 2022)
Chef Training & Hospitality
New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3) (HLC) (25 Jul 2022)
New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 4) (HLC) (25 Jul 2022)
Construction & Built Environment
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades Supervision (Level 5)
(Coming Soon in 2022)
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) (TBC)
Academy 2 Day National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (21 Mar 2022)
New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022)
Health and Wellbeing
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) (Level 4) (HLC) (18 Jul 2022)
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.
Leadership, Confidence & Resilience PLUS Presentation Skills for Business People (28 June 2022)
Rebuilding/Recovering Business from Trauma PLUS Problem Solving (12 May 2022)
Authentic Tikanga for the Workplace PLUS Critical Consciousness and Inclusion in the Workplace (14 June 2022)
Joyful Resilience PLUS On-Point Conversations for Groups (2 June 2022)
Overcome the Overwhelm (WN:4 May 2022) (WAI:26 May 2022)
Building the Foundation to Create Your Legacy (WN:17 Aug 2022) (MN:18 Aug 2022)
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This information is intended as a general guide. Some of the programmes of study mentioned may be subject to change.