Social Health and Wellbeing

Make more of a difference


Help improve everyday lives

Our suite of health and wellbeing qualifications can help you make more of a difference. We offer a range of high quality, affordable pathways into a career in the health and wellbeing sector that will give you the opportunity to enhance your range of knowledge from both theory and practical application. No matter what stage you are at, we have a qualification that will best suit you.

The new Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing with strands in Mental Health and Addictions and Disability, has been developed in collaboration with the NZ Disability Support Network, Platform Trust, and Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui to ensure you gain valuable practice based knowledge to become a confident practitioner.

Please follow the links below to learn more.

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) (Support Work)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4)

Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing

Open Polytechnic offers flexible study, which means you can keep working while upskilling yourself. During each one of these qualifications you will have support from lecturers throughout NZ, and experience a blend of online and face-to-face workshops and tutorials.


Please note the key dates below for the new degree:

Apply for Trimester 1 by 28 January 2018.