New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2

Entry level course for health or wellbeing careers.

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the entry-level skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred support in the health and wellbeing sectors, and to provide a training pathway for entry into careers in the health and wellbeing sectors. This qualification is targeted at entrants into the health and wellbeing sectors, including those re-entering the workforce. It provides foundation skills to ensure that workers are safe to work at an entry level in a health or wellbeing setting. The graduates will benefit by gaining recognition of the transferrable skills and knowledge valued in the health and wellbeing sectors.

This certificate programme is a pathway that can be entered directly from school or as a ‘mature’ applicant. New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing programme is part of a pathway that moves toward the Māori Nursing programme and positions tauira to develop their health and wellbeing practise to nurse practitioner status if they so wish.

This qualification provides a pathway for people to progress from secondary education, new learners wanting to work in a health or wellbeing related service or those wanting to re-enter the workforce in a health or wellbeing setting.

Start Date
Dates
30 Jan to 26 Apr 2024
Duration
Duration
13 weeks
Commitment
Commitment
Blended Learning (Noho wānanga, online and face to face learning)
Applications Close
Applications close
01 Dec 2023
Campus Location
Locations
Whakatāne, online/remote learning
Requirements
Requirements
View link for entry requirements
Pathway
Pathway to
View link for details
Fees
Fees
Tuition fees free

HWC201 Ngā Kaupapa o te Hauora me ōna Tikanga

Health and Wellbeing Practices 

Course Type: Core

  • Description:  The purpose of this module is to provide opportunities for tauira to develop an understanding of Te Tiriti O Waitangi as a framework for health and wellbeing support services. Tauira will also be introduced to basic health and wellbeing tikanga practises used in a culturally safe mātauranga Māori workplace setting.

HWC202 Te Whare Hauora me ōna Tikanga

Holistic Safety in Health & Wellbeing

Course Type: Core

  • Description:  The purpose of this module is to provide tauira with an opportunity to learn about and demonstrate holistic and culturally safe health and wellbeing care. Tauira will learn about the holistic application of basic first aid and will demonstrate the holistic and culturally safe handling of clients. Tauira will also be introduced to common disability conditions and challenges that may require holistic care.

HWC203 Ngā Whakahaere me ngā Mōrearea

Mahi Requirements and Risk

Course Type: Core

  • Description:  The purpose of this module is to introduce legal, health and wellbeing workplace compliance requirements that impact health and wellbeing support work. Tauira will be provided with the opportunities to demonstrate positive communication and relationship development in a professional health and wellbeing setting. Tauira will also be introduced to potential risks or changes in patients and also holistic health and wellbeing behaviours and standards.

HWC204 Te Tangi o te Putātara

Communication Practises

Course Type: Core

  • Description:  The purpose of this module is to provide opportunities for tauira to begin to learn about effective and accurate communication of instructions using appropriate language. Tauira will demonstrate effective and confident communication with patients and be coached to create culturally appropriate written and verbal reports in a health or wellbeing setting. Tauira will also be introduced to effective and appropriate understandings and use of workplace technology in a health and wellbeing setting.

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Sarah Ropati
National Programme Coordinator - Health and Wellbeing

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