New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
Auckland Institute of Studies
Human Welfare Studies and Services
Total student fees
over 31 Weeks - details
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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
Domestic Admission (a) Aged 17 years and over (b) NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident (c) NCEA Level 1 Numeracy and Literacy or equivalent (d) Healthcare sector experience as healthcare assistant/volunteer (e) The learner holds the NZCHW Level 2 or equivalent experience. (f) Clean criminal record (an initial check will be completed through the NZ Police to ensure the learner is a fit and proper person to be working with vulnerable people. (g) Physically able to do the job (h) Willingness to work with older person International Admission Requirements (NZ Work Visa students) (a) Aged 18 years and over (b) Provide evidence of a valid work-visa and evidence of health care cover related to immigration status or insurance cover. (c) Holds the NZCHW Level 2 or equivalent experience. (d) Clean criminal record (an initial check will be completed through the NZ Police to ensure the learner is a fit and proper person to be working with vulnerable people, should the learner not have one) (e) Physically able to do the job (f) Willingness to work with older person (g) Meet the English Language requirements for entry into the programme as per Rule 18. (h) Have formal written approval from their employer to undertake this programme for professional development purposes, with work-integrated learning components.* * (for those not in healthcare employment a change of visa to a work/study visa must be granted by INZ prior to undertaking this programme due to COVID-19 or similar situations) International Admittance with Student Visa (Face-to-Face Mode Only) (a) Aged 18 years and over (b) Meet the English Language requirements for the programme as per Rule 18. (c) Healthcare sector qualifications/experience confirmed with academic transcripts/work placement documents (d) Clear criminal check (an initial check is to be provided from country of last abode) (e) Physically able to do the job (f) Willingness to work with the older person
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|In further study
|On a benefit
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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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