New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Level 3

Graduates from this programme will benefit the greater health and wellbeing sector through gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge which are valued across the health and wellbeing sector.

Course Features

Level

3

Duration

40 weeks part time

Credits

70 (unit standard based)

Eligibility

NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident

Campus

Mangere, Papakura, Kelston, Pukekohe

Starts

July 22nd, August 26th, Sep 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 25th and Dec 9th

Fees

Fees free for eligible domestic students or $3,017.00

Course Details

The aim of this programme is to provide recognition of the skills and knowledge required to provide a person-centred approach to support individuals within the health and well-being sectors, under the direction and delegation of a health professional.

Graduates from this programme will benefit the greater health and wellbeing sector through gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge which are valued across the health and wellbeing sector.

  • The aging process
  • Recognising and responding to change
  • Vulnerability and abuse
  • Maori principles and values in a health care setting
  • Ethical and professional behaviour
  • Support needs of people with physical disabilities
  • Fall management
  • Incontinence interventions
  • Dementia
  • Resources and support services
  • Personal care needs
  • Assistive equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Challenging behaviour
  • 16+ years of age.
  • A level 2 qualification or work experience in health and wellbeing is preferred.
  • Prospective enrolees will undergo police vetting, and also participate in an interview to gauge interest, readiness and potential to benefit from the programme.

Academic Pathways

This qualification may lead on to further study in related health and wellbeing contexts, or in leadership and management.

Employment Pathways

Graduates may be employed as health care assistants in a range of contexts including acute care, primary care, aged residential care and therapeutic programmes.

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Accreditation

Growth. Innovation. Trust

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