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Fees free Study

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. Ends 31 Dec 2022. 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. Learn more


Agriculture & Conservation

Academy Forestry (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Automotive

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 3) (06 May 2022 to 04 Nov 2022)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (Jul 2023)

Beauty & Hairdressing

New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Skin Care Therapy (Level 6) (06 Mar 2023)

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

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

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

STAR Beauty (Level 2) (11 Jul 2022)

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

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

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (21 Oct 2022)

Business

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

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2021) (17 Jul 2023)

Academy Introduction to Tourism and Travel in New Zealand (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

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

Creative

Master of Design (Level 9) (13 Feb 2023)

Postgraduate Diploma of Design (Level 8) (13 Feb 2023)

Bachelor of Design and Arts (Level 7) (18 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5) (18 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (17 Jul 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) (18 Jul 2022)

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

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

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

STAR Music (05 Aug 2022)

Chef Training & Hospitality

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

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

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (20 Feb 2023) (03 Jul 2023) (24 Sep 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (In-work) (11 Jul 2022) (03 Oct 2022) (Feb 2023)

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

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

Academy Cookery (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

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

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades Supervision (Level 5) (Coming Soon in 2022. Enquire Now)

New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (11 Oct 2021)

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

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

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

Education

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) (25 Jul 2022) (13 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 (Level 4) (In-work/Home based) (26 Jul 2021) (Feb 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) (25 Jul 2022) (13 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)

Engineering

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

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

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)

Conversational Sign Language (02 May 2022) (17 Oct 2022)

Health & Wellbeing

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) (25 Jul 2022) (13 Feb 2023) (24 Jul 2023)

Academy Health (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

In School

Academy Automotive (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Academy Business Administration & Technology (Level 3) (Feb 2022)

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

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

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

Academy Mechanical Engineering (Level 2) (Feb 2023)

Academy Health (Level 3) (Feb 2023)

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

STAR Forklift Safety (Level 2) (06 May 2022 t0 04 Nov 2022)

STAR Automotive (Level 2) (2023 dates TBC)

STAR Hairdressing (Level 2) (21 Oct 2022)

STAR Beauty (Level 2) (11 Jul 2022)

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 (17 Oct 2022) (2023 dates TBC)

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

Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7) (MY1:18 Jul 2022) (MY2: 15 Aug 2022) (MY3: 26 Sep 2022)

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

Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (Level 7) (Jan 2023)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Nursing Pathway) (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

Building the Foundation to Create Your Legacy (WN:17 Aug 2022) (MN:18 Aug 2022)

Security

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

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Advanced) (Level 4) (25 Jul 2022) (17 Jul 2023)

Vet Nursing & Animal Care

STAR Vet Nursing Taster (21 May 2022) (02 Sep 2022)

  

Need help? Get in touch today

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

UCOL Whanganui Campus
Physical Address: 16 Rutland Street, Whanganui
Postal Address: P O Box 3020, Whanganui 4500
Phone: 06 965 3800

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

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