New Zealand Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied)
Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd
Human Welfare Studies and Services not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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.
Key Information for Students
Applicants under 20 years old * A minimum of NCEA Level 3 OR any approved qualification at Level 4 or above on the NZQF Applicants 20 years or over If over 20 and not able to satisfy the academic requirement above, be able to demonstrate interest in the industry and the potential to succeed. English Language Requirements: To gain entry onto programmes leading to this qualification, international students must meet the English Proficiency Outcomes for International Students for whom English is not their First Language as set out in Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules. For a Level 6 Diploma IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent as shown in Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules. These can be accessed at: www.nzqa.govt.nz.
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:
|Earnings range||$19,183 - $37,617|
|In further study||44%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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