New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing

Valley Education and Training Enterprises Limited

Subject area

Community Client Care



29 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 There are no general academic requirements for this programme although it is recommended that students enrolling in the programme have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2) [Ref. 2469] Work Experience be an employee of Norwood Community Support where all supervised workplace experience components occur OR be available to complete all supervised workplace experience components at Norwood Community Support as a volunteer Note: In the event that Norwood Community Support can no longer provide the facilities or support for students undertaking supervised workplace components for this programme, it will be the responsibility for Valley Education to provide alternative suitable work placements through its network of providers. Language Requirement be able to communicate competently in English. Applicants may be requested to undertake an English language test at their own expense. This will be determined at the interview. General Be at least 18 years of age prior to commencement of the programme Be a New Zealand residents or citizen (this programme is not open to international students) Be physically and mentally able to perform the role of a support worker Undertake health screening and be cleared to work in a healthcare setting Have no criminal record. Applicants are required to complete a NZ Police Vetting Criminal Record Check or Clearance Service Request and Consent Form prior to enrolment Employees and volunteers for work placements may be required to undergo initial and ongoing checks to ensure they are a fit and proper person to provide support in the Health and Wellbeing sectors. Refer to New Zealand Qualification Reference 2470, Qualification Specifications, p. 4. Valley Education will adopt the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights for this programme

Detailed requirements

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


29 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,624 $1,624
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,447 $3,447
Total $5,070 $5,070

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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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 868 7892
Fax: (07) 868 7042

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