Diploma in Applied Mental Health (Level 6)

OP6120

Closed to new enrolments

Turn your passion for helping people into a career with the Diploma in Applied Mental Health. This is an ideal qualification if you’re working or would like to work as a mental health support worker.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    120
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

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    Study type Trimester
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    Cost
    $4,380 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

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    Student loan

You will gain an in-depth understanding of people and learn what specialist help is available. You’ll study the diploma by distance and will gain practical skills and experience within a mental health service.

 

Closed to new students

This programme is closed to enrolments from new students.

 

Current students

If you were already enrolled in this qualification before 13 February, 2018 you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal.

To be awarded this qualification you must successfully complete all requirements by the end of Trimester 3, 2019.

If you have any questions or need help, please get in touch.

Contact us

 

Are you interested in a career in addiction services?

If you are interested in a career in addiction services you may be able to study our new applied degree pathway. This will give you practical skills to help people who are experiencing addiction issues.

Our new pathway is recognised by professional association, Addiction Practitioners Association of Aotearoa, New Zealand (DAPAANZ). This organisation was established to represent the professional interests of addiction services practitioners nationwide.

 

Practicum

As part of this programme you will complete a 40-hour practicum for 73328 - Mental Health and Addiction Studies: Treatment Issues. This practicum will be within a mental health and addictions service. It will be organised through Platform, a network of community-based mental health and addictions services.

Please contact us before you apply to enrol in the course to discuss the practicum.

 

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    120
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.

  •  
    Study type Trimester
  •  
    Cost
    $4,380 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

  •  
    Student loan