Community Engagement "Cutting your diabetes risk in half" - building health habits that last a lifetime (Micro-credential)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as UCOL

Subject area

Community Health


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Entry requirements

Community Engagement "Stay well to stay strong" with prediabetes and/or Type 2 diabetes (Micro-credential) Level 3
Clinical diabetes experience
NCEA Level 2 (including Literacy 10 credits at Level 2 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 5.5 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?

This programme is targeted to people within community health teams, people who want to enhance their current knowledge/experience in diabetes prevention and management, and to those that want to learn about the main intervention strategies for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

The aim of this programme is to enable students to function as a health coach within their community, in the area of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, by empowering members to independently identify solutions and manage their own wellness.

Scholarship information

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Contact details

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Fax: (06) 952 7023

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