Flexible study options
The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) uses blended learning methods for delivery that combines face to face, online delivery and work-integrated learning. Workplace hours are a minimum of 18 hours per week and independent study is approximately nine hours per week.
More detail about this qualification
NCEA Level 1 or equivalent. Employment or voluntary work in related field for a minimum of three days/week.
Evidence of suitability based on employer’s support/referees and safety checks, to meet relevant legislation.
Proven equivalence for Domestic Entry Requirements plus IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with no band score lower than 5.5.**
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*International fee displayed is for 1 year of study (equivalent to 120 credits) and does not include insurance and administration (approximately $924 per year of study).
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all students applying for entry to a health or social practice programme are strongly recommended to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
How to apply
This programme is delivered in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest in the next available offering.
This qualification is offered by Whitireia.
On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing Whitireia programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.