New Zealand Certificate in Youth Work

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Youth Work



24 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the youth work sector with youth workers who have the broad operational and theoretical knowledge, skills and attitudes to contribute to the development and safety of young people.

This qualification is for people who intend to enhance their skills, knowledge and practice within the youth work sector.

Graduates will be able to carry out youth work roles under managerial supervision and guidance.

Graduates will support the social and cultural aspirations of Māori and Pacific people(s) and demonstrate their commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi through their interactions with young people and their communities and their work.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

DOM L4.1 - All applicants must have NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/Te Reo Maori or education achievement at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2 and, - Declaration of any criminal conviction - Character References - Police vetting consent form * DOM L4.2 - For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language evidence of language competency may be required and, - Declaration of any criminal conviction - Character References - Police vetting consent form

Detailed requirements

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


24 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,271 $4,271
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,716 $3,716
Total $7,988 $7,988

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

Student Success


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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.

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

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