New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion

Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Health Education, Promotion, Counselling

Qualification

Duration

19 Weeks

Total student fees

$3,219

over 19 Weeks - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the public health sector with a workforce with common generic public health and health promotion competencies.
Graduates will work with groups and communities to promote and protect public health, and improve health outcomes in a public health context. They will demonstrate the baseline knowledge, skills and attributes required of public health and/or health promotion practitioners, to implement public health initiatives.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Entry for adult learners is open, subject to the learner meeting minimum literacy and numeracy requirements, sufficient to enable them to successfully complete the programme of study and/or training such as a level 4 qualification OR Learners who have left secondary school within two years of enrolling in a programme that leads to the award of this qualification, are required to have achieved a minimum of 40 credits at NCEA level 3, or equivalent. Interviews Applicants are required to attend an interview to determine their suitability for the programme. During the interview the applicant will be assessed against the requirements of the Faculty's policy for students accessing placements in the health context in terms of their suitability for placement in the public health sector, working with vulnerable populations including children and their motivation and suitability for future work in the public health context. English Language entry requirements Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. This will be demonstrated by meeting the current NZQA requirements. International students must meet the minimum English language requirements as follows: http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-rol e/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rul es/pro gramme-approval-and-accreditation/app-2/the-tabl e/ and http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-rol e/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rul es/pro gramme-approval -and-accreditation/8/18/

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

19 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,219 $3,219
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,556 $4,556
Total $7,774 $7,774

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

91%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $29,270
Earnings range $24,165 - $37,990
In employment 23%
In further study 53%
On a benefit 22%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Manakau Institute of Technology - Maori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Provided by:

Manukau Institute of Technology - Student Support Advisor (Maori)

Website:

https://studentweb.manukau.ac.nz/studentweb/student-life/maori,-pasifika-and-international-support

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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701
Email: bob.laycock@manukau.ac.nz
Web: http://www.manukau.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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