New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care Practice Assistance)

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Subject area

Community Client Care




1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the primary care service within the health and wellbeing sectors with people who have the skills and knowledge to provide administrative and clinical support across a primary care practice, under broad direction and delegation from a health professional.

This is an entry-level qualification designed for people who intend to develop a career supporting tangata, family and/or whānau, and the healthcare team in primary care.

Graduates will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their meaningful contribution to primary care, their ability to provide administration and clinical support in roles within primary care, and a pathway to further qualifications.

This qualification is not associated with professional registration or a clinical scope of practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Open Entry. Applicants need to demonstrate the ability to study at level 4, sufficient level of English to study at level 4, a commitment to participating in study wananga and the ability to undertake self-directed learning.

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)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
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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:

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In further study N/A
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 3063285
Fax: (07) 3063285

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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