scoop.co.nz 16 Mar, 2021 22:15 am

UCOL Horowhenua Campus Getting Bigger Than Ever

UCOL Horowhenua Campus Getting Bigger Than Ever
Classes are in full swing at UCOL Horowhenua, and there’s more learners coming through the door that ever before. The NZ Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4 are celebrating, launching two separate classes this year to keep up with demand. “That ...

Meanwhile the Early Childhood Education and Care programme is expanding in its own way, with the NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 5 being taught in Horowhenua for the first time.“When I was pregnant with my second child, Lylah, I decided to join UCOL’s Horowhenua Early Childhood Education and Care programme.“There’s strong sense of kotahitanga (unity) and whanaungatanga (kinship) between nga kaiako and nga tauira (teachers and learners).“When I started on the campus in 2018 we had five students in Beauty, but over the last couple of years the word has got out there via our students and our popular client days.

We work hard to support and inspire our beauty students, so they’re proud of what they can accomplish and see the success a qualification can bring.“That was a first for us – we’ve got 22 students taking part, which is just an amazing result,” says lecturer Megan Attwell.

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