New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) (Healthcare Assistance)

NZ247001

The purpose of the Healthcare Assistance strand is to recognise the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred health care under the direction and delegation of a health professional

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    Level
    3
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    Credits
    70
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    Study type Open
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    Student loan

    This programme can only be studied part-time.  It is not eligible for student loans, course-related costs, living costs or student allowances from StudyLink.

Vaccination Information

This programme of study has practical components that require access to a workplace covered under the Government’s COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

Visit the COVID-19 page of our website for more information on how the Government mandate on COVID-19 vaccinations for some sectors may affect completion of the practical components of your study programme.

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Overview

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge required to:

  • provide a person-centred approach that maximises independence
  • work with limited supervision under the guidance of your organisation
  • implement personal plans.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Healthcare Assistance strand may be employed as healthcare assistants in a range of contexts including acute care, primary care, aged residential care and therapeutic programmes.

What you will learn

When you complete this qualification you will be able to:

  • Recognise and respond to signs of vulnerability and abuse in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Recognise and respond to change
  • Provide person-centred care under the direction and delegation of a health professional

Health and Wellbeing Level 3 (FAQs)

Computer and online access

All of the courses in this programme are online. This means you will access the course content and submit assignments online.

For online learning you need to have regular access to a computer or device, and reliable internet.

 

Fee free offer

You can currently study this qualification fee free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund . For more information about the fee free terms and conditions under the 'Fee free offer' tab.

  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    70
  •  
    Study type Open
  •  
    Student loan

    This programme can only be studied part-time.  It is not eligible for student loans, course-related costs, living costs or student allowances from StudyLink.