New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4)
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- 24 credits at NCEA Level 1 or higher including 10 Literacy credits at NCEA Level 1 or above (5 credits each in reading and writing), and 10 Numeracy credits at NCEA Level 1 or above; or
- A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2 or above; or
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strands in Mental Health and Addiction Support, Social Services, Community Facilitation, Community Health Work.
This programme is ideal if you are currently working in, or interested in a career in, support work in the Health and Social Services sector. It has flexible delivery options available and you have the option of attending face to face classes (on campus option) or studying online (online option).
It will give you a strong foundation of knowledge and has been designed to help you develop the skills and behaviours required to work alongside individuals, family/whānau accessing social and community services.
In addition to several core courses, you’ll choose one of four strands as the focus of your studies: community facilitation, social services, mental health and addiction support or community health work.
To enhance your learning and develop your professional practice you’ll also undertake a practicum (200 hours) in a setting relevant to the strand you select.
Whichever delivery option you choose (on-campus or online)you will need to attend a compulsory two-day induction at the beginning of the programme. This is a vital part for student success, especially for those who haven’t studied for a while. These two days will enable students to get familiar with the systems and processes at Wintec and get connected with the various sources of support they can access while studying with us. Students also get to meet the tutors and other students. It is essential that students have access to a computer, notebook/tablet or a smartphone in order to access the course material and to complete the assessments.
This qualification meets the requirements for the recent Care and Support Workers Pay Equity Settlement. Completion will allow employees and those seeking to enter the industry to follow a career path with qualification attainment linked to wage increases.
This qualification will equip you to assist individuals, family and whānau across the health and wellbeing sectors. This qualification meets the requirements for the recent Care and Support Workers Pay Equity Settlement. Completion of this qualification will allow employees and those seeking to enter the industry to follow a career path with qualification attainment linked to wage increases.
Depending on the study strand you choose, areas of employment could include:
Mental Health and Addiction Support
Mental health and addiction support work
Social Services strand
family violence support
social justice advocacy
community development work
Community Facilitation strand
employment, housing and budget support advisor
Community Health Work strand
Tamariki ora support
health and/or wellbeing coaches
population health work
After successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing you will be eligible to apply for entry into our Bachelor of Social Work, or Paetahi Tumu Kōrero Bachelor of Counselling.
Candidates are required to have:
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.0 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent; or TOEFL IBT score of 60 or TOEFL PBT score of 550 or Pearson score of 50