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Programmes Coming Soon


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) (18 Jul 2022, 15 Aug 2022, 12 Sep 2022, 20 Feb 2023 ) and Part-time (09 May 2022, 25 Jul 2022, 10 Oct 2022, 20 Feb 2023)

Academy Forestry (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Applied Sciences

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway) (25 Jul 2022)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) (Level 7) (23 Jan 2023) (16 Jan 2023) (The closing date for 2023 applicants is the 05 Sep 2022)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Laboratory Science) (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

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

New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

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

Automotive and Panel & Paint

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

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

New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) (13 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) (06 Mar 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Vehicle Inspector – Inspection Course (18 Jul 2022) (10 Oct 2022) 

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

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Academy Collision Repair (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 2) (May 2023 to Nov 2023)

STAR Automotive Panel & Paint (Level 2) ( Jun 2023)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (Jun 2023)

Beauty & Hairdressing

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

New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Skin Care Therapy (Level 6) (Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) (Level 3) (13 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)

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) (Feb 2023)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) ( Jul 2023)

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

Academy Barbering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (21 Oct 2022)

Business

Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Operations & Production Management (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Project Management (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (7 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (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) (Feb 2023)

Academy Business Administration & Technology (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

STAR YES Business Opportunities (Level 2) (2022 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) (Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (08 Aug 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (In-work) (11 Jul 2022) (03 Oct 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Manaaki Marae - Te Nihowera, Te Ringawera (Level 3) (2023 dates TBC)

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (Feb 2022)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 1) (11 Jul 2022) (21 Oct 2022)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (11 Jul 2022) (03 Oct 2022) (21 Oct 2022)

Construction & Built Environment

Diploma in Fine Furniture (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (2023 date TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Trade) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)  

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery (Trade) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) (01 Aug  2022) (13 Feb 2023) (31 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades Supervision (Level 5) (09 Jan 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (25 Jul 2022) (10 Oct 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Allied Trades) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

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

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

Academy Applied Technology and Design (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

STAR Construction Skills (Level 2) (23 May 2022) (25 Jul 2022)

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) (Mar 2023)

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

Creative

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

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) (16 Aug 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Certificate in Intermediate Photography (Level 5) (03 May 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Certificate in Introduction to Video Creation (Level 5) (8 Aug 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

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

STAR Music (Level 2) (05 Aug 2022)

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) 

New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching (Level 4) (2023 dates TBC)

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

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4)(25 Jul 2022) (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) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

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

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (In-school) (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 (Level 6) (20 Feb 2023)

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

Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (03 Jun 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Electrical Service Technician (04 Nov 2021) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (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) (25 Jul 2022) (07 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

MIG, TIG, OAW and Arc Welding (Night Class Welding) (27 Jul 2022) (19 Oct 2022)

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (21 Oct 2022)

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) (25 Jul 2022) (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 (25 Jul 2022) (27 Jul 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Conversational Sign Language (17 Oct 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Immersion Sign Language (2023 dates TBC)

Sign in the Workplace (2023dates TBC)

Health & Wellbeing

Bachelor of Social Services (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (27 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

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

Academy Health (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

Cutting Your Diabetes Risk in Half Microcredential (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Stay Well to Stay Strong Microcredential (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Information Technology

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Computer Networks) (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Software Development) (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology (Level 7) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity (Level 6) (25 Jul 2022)  (13 Feb 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials - Online (Level 4) (Monthly)

New Zealand Certificate in Computing - Online (Monthly)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

In School

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

Academy Forestry (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

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

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Academy Collision Repair (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Academy Collision Repair (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

Academy Business Enterprise (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Business Administration & Technology (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Barbering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

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

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Cafe Skills (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

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

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

Academy Applied Technology and Design (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

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

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

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (In-school) (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

Academy Health (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

Academy ICT Innovation (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

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

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 2) (06 May 2022 to 04 Nov 2022)

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) (25 Jul 2022)

STAR Introduction to Bakery (Level 1) (11 Jul 2022) (21 Oct 2022)

STAR Introduction to Barista (Level 2) (11 Jul 2022) (03 Oct 2022) (21 Oct 2022)

STAR Music (Level 2) (05 Aug 2022)

STAR Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (21 Oct 2022)

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (02 Sep 2022)

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 dates TBC) (New) (Enquire Now)

Language & Culture

Te Reo Māori for Beginners (25 Jul 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Te Reo Māori Intermediate (17 Oct 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023) (04 Sep 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching (Level 4) (2023 dates TBC)

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) (MY1: 01 Aug 2022) (MY2: 22 Aug 2022) (MY3: 26 Sep 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (Level 7) (22 Aug 2022) (03 Oct 2022) (16 Jan 2023) (27 Mar 2023) (21 Aug 2023) (02 Oct 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Nursing Pathway) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (24 Jul 2023)

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.


Professional Development

Improving Organisation Performance PLUS Developing Individual & Team Capability (29 Sep 2022)

Rebuilding/Recovering Business from Trauma PLUS Problem Solving (05 Oct 2022)

Overcome the Overwhelm (Oct 2022)

How to get the best for your organisation and your staff in the new flexible working world (07 Nov 2022) 

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) (25 Jul 2022) (20 Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

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

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (02 Sep 2022)



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

UCOL's 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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