New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited

Subject area

Community Client Care

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.
To establish a fit and proper person, checks will be required and, depending on the context they work in, may include:
- Police checks,
- Drug and alcohol testing,
- Two references,
- Checks against Children's Act 2014,
- Checks against any other relevant legislation.

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 have the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work alongside people, family and/or whānau accessing social and community services.

This is an entry-level qualification targeted at people already working in, or those who intend to be employed in or develop a career in supporting the health and wellbeing of people, family and/or whānau, and the wider community.

The qualification includes five strands which recognise the specialist skills and knowledge required of people working in various roles within social and community services.

Graduates will benefit by gaining a qualification that recognises their ability to support people family and/or whānau accessing social and community services within the health and wellbeing sector and a pathway to further qualifications.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity under broad guidance.

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

What graduates earn

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

$24,000

Median earnings one year after study

$28,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

30%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.wppdt.org/

Value:

Determined annually by the Trustees

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Thomas Tippet Trust Awards

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Refer to application organisation

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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: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023
Email: enquiry@ucol.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ucol.ac.nz

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

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