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Fees-free Study

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, new in 2020), 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. Learn more



Applied Sciences

Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) (Level 7) (01 Feb 2021)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Laboratory Science) (Level 7) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway) (26 July 2021)


Automotive and Panel & Paint

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (15 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (level 3) (15 Feb 2021)


Beauty & Hairdressing

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)


Business

Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Level 7) (26 Jul 2021)

Graduate Diploma in Operations & Production Management (Level 7) (22 Feb 2021)

Graduate Diploma in Project Management (Level 7) (22 Feb 2021)

Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems (Level 7) (22 Feb 2021)

Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4)(Online) (Monthly Intake)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Business Pathway) (Level 4) (22 July 2021)


Chef Training & Hospitality

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Level 3) (15 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)


Construction & Built Environment

Diploma in Fine Furniture (Level 5) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Trade) (Level 4) (15 Feb 2021)   

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery (Trade) (Level 4) (15 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (22 Feb 2021) 

New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trade Skills (Level 2) (12 Oct 2020) (09 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) (14 Sep 2020) (2021 date TBC)


Creative

Bachelor of Creative Media (Level 7) (08 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 6) (8 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5) (8 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 4) (26 Jul 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design (Level 3) (01 Mar 2021)

Certificate in Introductory Photography (Level 5) (17 Aug 2020)

Certificate in Intermediate Photography (Level 5) (7 Sep 2020 )

Certificate in Introduction to Video Creation (Level 5) (7 Sep 2020 )

New Zealand Diploma in Creativity (Music) (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Music (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)


Education

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (In-work) (Level 4) (2021 dates TBC) - 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) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching (Level 4) (10 Aug 2020) (2021 dates TBC)


Engineering

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) (01 Mar 2021)

Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (21 Sep 2020)

Electrical Service Technician (6 Nov 2020)

New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4) (9 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4) (8 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) (15 Feb 2021)


Exercise & SportScience

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) (Level 7) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)


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 (2021 dates TBC)

Conversational Sign Language (2021 dates TBC)


Health & Wellbeing

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Health Pathway) (15 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (01 Mar 2021)

Bachelor of Social Services (Level 7) (8 Mar 2021)


Information Technology

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Computer Networks) (Level 7) (01 Mar 2021)

Graduate Diploma in ICT (Software Development) (Level 7) (01 Mar 2021)

Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology (Level 7) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support (Level 5) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials (Level 4) (2021 dates TBC)


In School

Academy (Level 2 & 3) (Feb 2021)

Academy 2 Day (Feb 2021)

STAR (Programme dependent)

Academy New Zealand Police Programme (Level 3) (Feb 2021)

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

STAR Service Academy (Level 3) (TBC)


Language & Culture

Te Reo Māori for Beginners (30 Oct 2020) (Feb 2021 dates TBC)

Te Reo Māori Intermediate (12 Oct 2020) (2021 dates TBC)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) (17 Aug 2021) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching (Level 4) (10 Aug 2020) (2021 dates TBC)


Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7) (10 Aug 2020) (01 Feb 2021)

Short Course in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (Level 7) (24 Aug 2020)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Nursing Pathway) (Level 4) (15 Feb 2012)


Online

New Zealand Diploma in Business - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 4 - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 3 - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management - Online (Monthly intakes)

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership)- Online (Monthly intakes)


Security

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Foundation) (Level 3) (01 Mar 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Security (Advanced) (Level 4) (26 Jul 2021)


Vet Nursing & Animal Care

New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (Level 3) (22 Feb 2021)

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) (Level 5) (22 Feb 2021)


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's Manawatū Campus
Physical Address: 18 Princess Streets, 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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