Diploma in Social Work

Te Wananga o Raukawa

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Entry requirements

Not applicable.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for people who are interested in exploring a toiora whānau world view of social work through introduction to kaupapa and tikanga Māori health and wellbeing practices that promote positive social wellbeing outcomes for whānau, hapū, iwi and wider communities.

Graduates will be able to identify and explain key concepts of toiora whānau practice underpinned by mātauranga Māori. They will explore how kaupapa tuku iho can be applied to enhance the social wellbeing of whānau at a beginner level that support and contribute to whānau ora. Study of their marae, iwi, whakapapa links and a basic conversational level of te reo Māori will enhance their ability to assist in projects that contribute to whānau, hapū and iwi aspirations.

What graduates earn

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


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 926 2642
Phone: (6) 364 9011
Fax: (6) 364 9013
Email: tetomonga@twor-otaki.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wananga.com

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