Dementia Support (Micro-credential) (Level 4)

New Zealand Skills and Education College

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this micro-credential is to provide students/employees with an opportunity to develop the communication skills and person-centred support knowledge, strategies and skills required of dementia support workers in a healthcare environment. Students/employees will understand the effects on caregivers providing dementia support and the safe practices required for working with people with dementia in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The student target market for this micro-credential will be primarily for students, whether domestic or international [onshore], who have:
- work experience with healthcare support, and/or
- related experience.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 827 6100
Fax: (09) 827 2660

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