New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Peer Support)


Subject area

Community Client Care




1 Year

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 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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

NCEA Level 1 or equivalent; evidence of suitability based on referee reports and safety check, to meet relevant legislation Health Screening may be required for specific placement settings. International: IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

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)
$4,932 $4,932
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,574 $5,574
Total $10,506 $10,506

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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 944 847
Phone: 0800 944 847
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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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