Community Engagement "Stay well to stay strong" with prediabetes and/​or type 2 diabetes (Micro-credential)


Subject area

Community Health


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Entry requirements

NCEA Level 1 (including Literacy 10 credits and Numeracy 10 Credits at Level 1)
Equivalent academic achievement
On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean

The minimum entry requirement for international students is:
IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). UCOL is an iBT testing centre.
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (ie combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).
In addition to this, international applicants under the age of 20 must have NCEA equivalency (refer to guide held by Business Development International).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this programme is to enable students to function as a health literacy coach within their community, in the area of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, by enhancing members' awareness and understanding of diabetes and describing strategies to improve wellness.

This programme is targeted to members of the community who are concerned about the wellness of fellow community members and who want to raise awareness about the risks of type 2 diabetes.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

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