The Influence I Have

Course code HWB401

This online course provides you with the opportunity to reflect on cultural identity and how it influences the way you work in a person centred approach.

Culturally safe operating principles and values are described and applied in the workplace. Personal reflection is included based on your own cultural identity and how it reciprocates operating principles and values. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $700 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • describe their own cultural identity and its influence on their work practices in a health and well-being setting
  • describe other cultural identities and their influence on work practices in a health and well-being setting
  • describe culturally safe operating principles and values and their application in a health and well-being setting
  • describe frameworks, approaches and models used by support workers when working in a health and well-being setting

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.


This course is 100% internally assessed