New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4)
Our New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) will give you the skills and knowledge to work in a range of roles working alongside people, family and whānau.
For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher near assessment due dates.
Study type Open
Cost$0 NZ Domestic
Currently offered fee free
This qualification is ideal for people working in, or who want to work in mental health and addiction services, or with disabled people and their families and whānau.
It will prepare you to work in roles such as:
- support worker
- employment consultan
- whānau worker
- housing coordinator
- forensic staff
- youth worker
- aged care worker
This is a new programme, which replaces the National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support (Level 4).
Fee free offer
This qualification is currently offered fees free. For more information about fees free study, and the terms and conditions go to the 'Fee free offer' tab.
What you will learn
When you complete this qualification you will be able to:
- engage and communicate with people, family and whānau in a way that respects their socio-cultural identity, experience and self-knowledge
- relate the history of Māori as tangata whenua relate knowledge of person-whānau interconnectedness to your own role in a health and wellbeing setting
- display self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in a health and wellbeing setting
- contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation
- relate the purpose and impact of own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector.
- If you graduate from the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand you will be able to:
- work alongside people, family and whänau in a mental health addiction setting support their autonomy using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience.
- If you graduate from the Community Facilitation strand will be able to:
- work alongside people, family and whänau in a community facilitation setting
- support their autonomy by using tools and strategies to identify goals, address barriers, and achieve aspirations.