New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) [Community Health Work]

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) [Community Health Work]

Become a community health worker in well child tamariki ora. Develop skills in building relationships, leadership and cultural inclusivity. This qualification is for those working in the industry and is delivered in partnership with Plunket.

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.

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Entry requirements

Domestic

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.

International 

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).

COVID-19

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 maureen.gibson@plunket.org.nz to register your interest in the next available offering.

Offering Institute

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.

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