Being a Professional on the Ground (Whānau, Community and Social Services)

HWB419

This course provides ākonga the opportunity to identify and describe standards and legislation relevant to their role in the whānau, community and social services 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
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    Credits
    25
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.2083
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 16 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Ākonga will describe how they implement tools and strategies in their role in a wrap-around team. They will discuss how the team uses a whānau-centred approach to reduce vulnerability and build resilience.

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

  • describe and explain legislation that underpins the practice of workers in a whānau, community and social services setting
  • explain how workplace policies and procedures link to legislation
  • describe the interconnections of a wrap-around team that works with tāngata whai ora, and/or whānau to reduce vulnerability and build resilience in a whānau, community and social services setting
  • describe the strengths and weaknesses of using a wrap-around team to support the needs and goals of a tangata whai ora they support in a whānau, community and social services setting
  • implement and review tools and strategies used in a wrap-around team while supporting tāngata whai ora, and /or whānau they support in a whānau, community and social services setting
  • describe and apply values while working in a wrap-around service supporting the goals and needs of a tangata whai ora they support in a whānau, community and social services 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
    2024
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $1,339 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    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