New Zealand Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied)

Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Human Welfare Studies and Services not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

This qualification will not meet the requirements for membership with the Addiction Practitioners' Association Aotearoa New Zealand (Dapaanz).

Entry requirements: At least one year's practical work or voluntary experience in addiction support or related fields, including but not limited to, counselling, social work or nursing.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the addiction sector with qualified workers who have specialist knowledge and skills required to contribute to, and where appropriate carry out assessment, planning and intervention for people with addiction-related conditions.

The qualification is intended for learners who want to work in the addiction sector and those who want to build on their own relevant experience and gain, or be recognised for, the specialist knowledge and skills.

The community will benefit through the provision of accessible and quality services by skilled and qualified addiction intervention workers who work with, complement and are supported by, a range of registered professionals who make up the addiction sector workforce.

Graduates will work within the continuum of care provided across the addiction sector as qualified addiction workers, supported by multi-disciplinary teams that include registered addiction, health and social service professionals.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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Contact details

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Phone: (06) 974 8000
Fax: (06) 974 8905

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