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Diploma in Community
Healthcare and Support

Level 7

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Start date
Auckland CBD
1
March
2021
9:00am
Auckland CBD
10
May
2021
9:00am
Auckland CBD
19
July
2021
9:00am
Auckland CBD
27
September
2021
9:00am
Hamilton
1
March
2021
1:30pm
Hamilton
10
May
2021
1:30pm
Hamilton
19
July
2021
1:30pm
Hamilton
27
September
2021
1:30pm
Credits
120
Duration
1 academic year
Study option
Full time and part time study available.

Students enrolled for part time study will have two classes per week (one online and one on campus).
Fees
FREE Under TTAF funding for NZ Domestic students
International: $18,500
← Previous programme: NZ Certificate in Health and 
Well-being
New Zealand has a strong demand for key staff in the healthcare sector. Our rigorous Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support will give you solid competency and key knowledge required for work and career opportunities within the specialised field of the New Zealand healthcare industry. With work placement provided at the end of the programme, you will be work ready and able to apply your technical skillset in palliative and aged care, rehabilitation, health promotion and primary health care.

This programme will also prepare you for further studies in the Healthcare and aged care sector or prepare you for the workplace with pay parity starting at $25.50 per hour.
Study this programme for FREE under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF). Click here for more information. The TTAF fund will cover fees from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2022.

What you can learn

Entry requirements

If you require assistance in gaining the correct English Language proficiency, please visit our sister school, Seafield School of English.

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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Download our Prospectus or get in touch with one of our team members at NZSE College.
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Pathways

*Conditions apply - get in contact with us to discuss. For more information about Youth Guarantee and Fees-Free, click here.

Employment opportunities


Graduates of the Diploma in Community Health Care and Support (Level 7) will be able to seek employment in a range of workplaces.

Geriatric: retirement villages; rest homes; in home services; elderly care organisations; acupuncture clinics; massage and reflexology clinics.

Palliative: hospice; rest Homes, in-home services; retirement villages; elderly care organisations

What people say about us

"During my studies, I learnt how the health system in New Zealand works and operates. I also learnt a range of skills which helped me transition into employment after graduation."

Nivetha Rajamannar

Healthcare Graduate