New Zealand Diploma in Youth Work

Youth Cultures & Community Trust

Subject area

Youth Work

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

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed for people who are entering the youth development sector as youth workers while also providing a credential that recognises the skills, knowledge and competencies of those already employed in the industry.
In addition, the qualification is suitable for people seeking professional development opportunities with a youth development focus within a health and wellbeing or social services setting.
The youth development sector will benefit from having graduates in youth work with the skills and knowledge needed to support young people in their communities to identify and achieve their aspirations.
Graduates will be able to work with a high degree of autonomy and contribute to positive youth development outcomes in the Health and Wellbeing sector.
Graduates will be able to work within a framework of youth development practice that is informed by Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Youth Work Codes of Ethics, the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa, the nine Core Competencies for youth workers, and legislative requirements.

What graduates earn

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

$23,000

Median earnings one year after study

$28,000

Median earnings two years after study

$37,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

46%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club

Website:

http://www.northharbourclub.co.nz/what-we-do/aimes-what-we-do/

Value:

Determined by the Trustees

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First Foundation Scholarship

Provided by:

First Foundation - Student Programme Manager

Website:

http://firstfoundation.org.nz/

Value:

$12,000

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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) 471 2747
Fax: (04) 802 5607
Email: neo@praxis.org.nz
Web: http://www.praxis.org.nz

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

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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