New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing

Future Skills Academy Limited

Subject area

Human Welfare Studies and Services



23 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 recognise the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred support in the health and wellbeing sectors.
The graduates will benefit by gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge valued across the health and wellbeing sector, and the specific skills and knowledge required to perform a role within the sector.
The community will benefit through the provision of high quality health and wellbeing services by individuals who are trained to support people, whānau and family and the wider community.
This qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required for a range of roles and responsibilities in the health and wellbeing sector.
Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements * A New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 qualification or higher, or other relevant Level 2 Health qualification. OR * At least one year's full-time work experience or two years of part-time work experience, as verified by a work contract or a letter from an employer, will be considered. This may be as a volunteer. Other Requirements * Applicants may be interviewed to assess their suitability for the role and motivation to study the programme. * Applicants must be physically able to undertake support in personal care which includes assisting with showering and toileting. * Applicants must have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete assessments. This must be at step 3 or above in the LNAAT assessment tool and may be determined through an interview or testing using the TEC LLN tool. * Applicants must have access to a device such as a laptop or a tablet and internet availability to complete the programme. * International applicants with English as an additional language are required to provide proof of their English language competency as specified in NZQA requirements for Certificate programmes of study at Level 3. * All applicants must give permission for a police check. Applicants with criminal convictions or charges will not be accepted into the programme. * Applicants will need to provide evidence to meet workplace requirements for practicum such as immunisation records, including all COVID-19 vaccinations. * Applicants for part-time delivery are preferred to be working part-time in the Health and Wellbeing sector. * In-Employment Admission Requirements: In addition to the above requirements, applicants who wish to enroll in this option of study must provide evidence from their employer that confirms their employment in a person-centred care support role where the employer is able to provide a range of duties, hours of work, supervision and observational assessment to ensure the r

Detailed requirements

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


23 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,881 $3,881
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,337 $3,337
Total $7,217 $7,217

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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:

Median earnings N/A
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) 263 0302
Fax: (09) 263 0304

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