新西兰联合理工学院/Universal College of Learning (UCOL)
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) (Level 3)
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- 授课校区：Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
Are you a people person dedicated to the care of others? Gain sought after skills in UCOL’s New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work).
Employers in aged residential, acute, primary and rehabilitative care need health assistants with a professional skill set.
You'll gain the skills to become a support worker in a health and wellbeing setting with the knowledge and skills to interact effectively with clients to ensure their optimum quality of life.
Career & Study Outcomes
Graduates of UCOL’s New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) will be able to:
recognise and respond to signs of vulnerability and abuse
demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour
provide person-centred support to maximise independence
recognise and respond to change.
You may be employed in a range of roles supporting people in the community, such as disability or aged support.
Promoting Interpersonal Communication (14 credits)
Learn essential communication skills to interact effectively with clients, the importance of advocacy and self-advocacy, and how to recognise and respond to vulnerability.
Cultural-Legal Context of Health (20 credits)
Learn professional and ethical behaviour; health, safety and security practices; providing support to people from different cultures, and ascertaining a person's holistic needs with regards to their health and wellbeing.
Promoting Independence (18 credits)
Learn how to support people to use assistive equipment and move, meet their personal care needs, and provide person-centred care when supporting a person with early-stage dementia.
Maintaining a Person Centred Approach (18 credits)
Observe and respond to changes in a person, understand the support needs of a person with physical disabilities, and learn about the implications of aging on a person's lifestyle and wellbeing, and how to provide person-centred support.
NCEA Level 1 (including 10 Literacy and 10 Numeracy Credits at Level 1) or equivalent.
For applicants 20 years of age and over there are no minimum academic requirements.
International student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5 with no band score lower than 5. IELTS scores must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).
Under 20 years of age:
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply.