New Zealand Certificate in Social Services (Māori)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Community Client Care




1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for those seeking to increase their skills and knowledge to work with whānau, hapū, iwi and hapori in a social services context.

Graduates will be able to deliver whanau-centred social services, explain legislative requirements and apply tikanga and kawa when engaging with whānau, hapū, iwi and hapori.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Akonga must meet the following requirements to gain entry on the programme: - New Zealand citizen or permanent resident; and - Minimum 16 years of age or over (unless exemption has been granted) at the commencement of the programme; and - Prior completion of a programme at level 3 or above. They must: - Pass a pre-entry literacy test of a level 3 or above; and - Demonstrate a likelihood to meet requirements for success and completion of programme as determined at a pre-entry interview; and - Demonstrate a willingness to commit to a programme of personal education.

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$0 $0
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,600 $5,600
Total $5,600 $5,600

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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

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224

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

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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