New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2)

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the entry-level skills and knowledge required to provide person-centered support in the health and wellbeing sectors and to provide a training pathway for entry into careers in the health and wellbeing sectors. Zero Fees for eligible learners*.
*Eligibility criteria applies.

Key Info


Level 2


13 weeks (Full Time)


40 credits (400 learning hours)


Eligible Domestic Students


Mangere, Christchurch


Zero Fees (conditions apply)

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Course Details

What are the benefits

This programme is designed to provide foundation skills for those who want to embark on a career in the person-centered care sector.

Students gain knowledge of the role of health care assistant and the required professional attributes. They will understand and apply the fundamentals of infection control and will be able to provide support services under supervision in a culturally appropriate manner. Students will also gain skills and knowledge in communicating and meeting the needs of clients under supervision in health and well-being settings. The programme includes practical components that are completed both on campus and work environment. Overall, It provides the necessary foundation skills to ensure that students are able to work safely at an entry-level in a health or well-being setting.

Study can be undertaken either full-time or part-time, allowing for flexible study around your work and home commitments.

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Students testimonials

On the course we were lucky to have an extremely knowledgeable and experienced tutor who made classes thought provoking and enjoyable. Attending this course has been a positive experience that will be of continued benefit to me in the future.”


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