Working within the Health and Wellbeing Sector

HWB402

This online course provides you with the opportunity to learn about the health and wellbeing sector in New Zealand with the aim to see where it should focus in the future.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    25
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.2083
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 16 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

It will look at historic influences, including development of legislation, that have shaped the way the current sector operates.

This online course then moves on to look at the varied range of conditions that exist within the health and wellbeing setting, specifically focused on mental health, addiction and disability. 

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • describe the purpose and historical development of the services within the Aotearoa New Zealand health and wellbeing sector
  • describe the development of legislation that impacted on development of the Aotearoa New Zealand health and wellbeing sector
  • describe their understanding of factors that contribute to health and wellbeing
  • describe specific conditions and the impact those conditions have on people they support in a health and wellbeing setting
  • apply a person centred approach for a range of specific conditions within their workplace setting

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

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

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    25
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.2083
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 16 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying