New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion
Health Education, Promotion, Counselling
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
Entry for adult learners to a programme that leads to the award of this qualification 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. Education providers should make study skills support accessible for learners, if required.
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.
For international fee-paying students, a minimum English language achievement level of IELTS 6.0 in all bands, or equivalent, is required for entry into programmes leading to the award of this qualification.
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.
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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.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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