New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Peer Support)

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Limited

Subject area

Human Welfare Studies and Services

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

Employees and volunteers working in the health and wellbeing sectors are required to undergo initial and ongoing checks to ensure they are a fit and proper person to provide support.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health and wellbeing sector with people who understand and are able to use lived experience in mental health, addiction, disability or significant health conditions, and who display core principles of peer support, to facilitate learning, self-determination, wellbeing, change, and autonomy in others with similar experience.
This qualification is targeted at people who have gained learning, self-awareness and resilience from their own lived experience with mental health, addiction, disability or a significant health condition and aspire to support others with similar experience.
Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity under broad guidance.

What graduates earn

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

$34,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

50%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Provided by:

Quota International of Auckland Inc.

Website:

http://www.quotanz.org

Value:

Maximum value of $5,000

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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

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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