New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Peer Support)
Whitireia Community Polytechnic Limited
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.
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.
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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.
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