New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) (Disability Support) [Version 2]

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The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health and wellbeing sector with people who have the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work alongside people, family and/or whānau accessing social and community services.
This is an entry level qualification targeted at people already working in, or those who intend to be employed in, or develop a career in supporting the health and wellbeing of people, family and/or whānau and the wider community.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    120
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    Student loan

    This programme can only be studied part-time and is not eligible for Student Loans. 

Vaccination Information

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Disability Support strand may work in roles such as disability support workers, disability information consultants, and disability case workers.

For more information on this programme please read our FAQs

Health and Wellbeing Level 4 FAQs

 

What will you learn

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Engage and communicate with tangata, family and/or whānau accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge.
  • Apply knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to honour the history and context of Māori as tangata whenua and apply knowledge of person-whānau interconnectedness to own role in a health and wellbeing setting.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness, reflective practice, personal leadership and self-care in a health and wellbeing setting.
  • Actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation.
  • Use knowledge of the aims and purpose(s) of the wider health and wellbeing sectors to reflect on their impact on own role.

Graduates of the Disability Support strand will be able to:

  • Apply disability tools and strategies when working alongside tangata, family, and/or whānau to support autonomy, identify goals and opportunities to overcome challenges to enable good lives

 

Maximum Programme Completion Time

To be awarded the qualification it must be completed in no more than 4 years of first enrolment, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    120
  •  
    Student loan

    This programme can only be studied part-time and is not eligible for Student Loans.