New Zealand Diploma in Vision Habilitation/​Rehabilitation

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Subject area

Community Client Care


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


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the vision habilitation/rehabilitation sector with a specialised workforce focussed on the application of technical knowledge and skills in clinical and community settings.

This qualification is targeted at people seeking to further develop their knowledge, skills and abilities in one or more of the vision habilitation/rehabilitation fields.

Graduates of this qualification will lead and coordinate an individualised quality service for people who have a vision impairment, are blind, or are deafblind, to enable them to live safe, productive and interdependent lives.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the particular specialist knowledge and skills required for different roles in the vision habilitation/rehabilitation sector.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants



Up to $800

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Pacific Health Scholarships

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office



$10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible q

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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


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