Being a Professional on the Ground (Disability Support)

HWB417

This course provides ākonga the opportunity to identify and describe standards and legislation relevant to their role within the disability support sector. They will reflect on workplace practices, policies, and procedures, how these are linked to identified documents, and contribute to best practice.

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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

Ākonga will describe how they implement tools and strategies in their role within a wrap-around team. They will discuss how the team uses a person-centred approach with tangata whaikaha to overcome challenges.

At the successful completion of this course, ākonga will be able to:

  • describe and explain legislation that underpins the practice of workers in a disability support setting
  • explain how workplace policies and procedures link to legislation
  • describe the interconnections of a wrap-around team that works with tāngata whaikaha, family and/or whānau to overcome challenges in a disability support setting.
  • describe the strengths and weaknesses of using a wrap-around team to support the needs and goals of a tangata whaikaha they support in a disability support setting
  • implement and review tools and strategies used in a wrap-around team while supporting tāngata whaikaha, family and /or whānau in a disability support setting
  • describe and apply values while working in a wrap-around service supporting the goals and needs of a tangata whaikaha they support in a disability support setting.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed 

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.

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