New Zealand Certificate in Youth Work

Yoobee Colleges Limited

Subject area

Youth Work



56 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

- Be a minimum of 17 years of age. - Gained New Zealand Certificate in Youth Work (Level 3), OR - Have NCEA Level 1 (60 credits) OR equivalent unit standards, course of study or work experience deemed equivalent. - An interest in working with youth. - English Language /International Applicants: General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 OR equivalent under Rule 18. - Domestic applicants with English as a second language: must demonstrate sufficiency in English language at interview Employees and volunteers may be required to undergo checks

Detailed requirements

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


56 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,225 $4,225
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,254 $3,254
Total $7,479 $7,479

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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:

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 373 4958
Fax: (09) 373 4959

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