What student type are you?
Are you a New Zealand resident or international student? If you’re a New Zealander or citizen please use Domestic enrolment. If you live outside of New Zealand or are not a Resident or citizen or hold a visa to work and study in New Zealand, use International enrolment.
Looking to get your foot into the healthcare and aged care sector? We can provide you with the necessary knowledge to help you develop your skills and be one step closer to your goal. You will finish this programme with a Level 2 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, along with the beginning skills to understand patients in a holistic perspective. Completing this programme also allows you to go onto higher education related in Healthcare, along with being eligible for the workplace with pay starting at $21.50.
What you can learn
New Zealand Healthcare environment
Gain introductory knowledge of the NZ healthcare and aged care sector and the roles and responsibilities that you may be required to undertake. You will also cover strategies for communicating with people with communication disabilities.
Healthcare work experience
Apply and develop the skills and knowledge they have acquired in a supervised workplace setting.
Working in healthcare
Learn aspects of supporting people in a health or well-being environment, including risk and changes, the part that culture plays and working with individual plans for clients. You will also learn a mix of theory and practical elements.
- Open entry
- A compulsory criminal record check
- Recommended minimum of Step 4 Literacy and Step 5 Numeracy on the Adult Learning Progressions or equivalent
- An interview and a short statement of intent on why the learner wishes to pursue a Healthcare qualification.
This programme requires students to have access to a laptop/desktop that can connect to the internet with a web browser and a required minimum screen size of 10 inches. For device specifications, please talk to your Course Advisor.
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Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work or gain employment, in the Healthcare and Wellbeing sector. These may include:
- Community Health Worker
- Support Worker
- Entry Level Healthcare jobs
What people say about us
"The tutors at NZSE provided a great support network during my studies.My programme also allowed me to experience five weeks training in a health care facility which gave me a more hands-on experience into health care."