New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is an entry level qualification intended for people who require specialised support with their learning. They are people with learning disabilities, including those with an intellectual disability.

Graduates will be able to self-manage participation in social, cultural, family/whanau and community contexts, with supervision and/or be encouraged to seek further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathway.

There is an optional strand for those candidates who wish to gain specific skills and knowledge required for the workplace.

This qualification recognises the aspirations and cultural identities of the disabled communities, and that of Māori and Pasifika.

This qualification allows the Aotearoa New Zealand community, employers and educational institutions to recognise the graduate's potential to enhance their participation in the community, as a contributing citizen.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Social Skills Programmes at this level can earn:

$25,021

Median earnings one year after study

$26,457

Median earnings two years after study

$35,086

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

37%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

Read more

Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.chbdc.govt.nz

Value:

Varies

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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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