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Health and Wellbeing

Diploma in Community Healthcare and
Support (Level 7)

Duration: 1 academic year
Campus: new lynn, hamilton, ONLINE
Credits: 120 credits
  • Open entry with interview
  • Preference will be given to students with qualifications in Information Technology Level 3/4 and above, and/or NCEA level 2/3 OR overseas high school certificate
English Requirements
  • IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or other NZQA approved criteria
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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About the Programme
New Zealand has a strong demand for key staff in the healthcare sector. Our Level 7 Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support provides the training and technical skillset you need.

This programme will give you the key knowledge required to work competently in your chosen field and allow you to advance further into specialised fields within New Zealand's healthcare industry. With work placements 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.

While completing this programme you will have opportunities to gain further pharmacy experiences while completing 160 hours of work placement.

Upon graduation you can get a career working in rest homes and geriatric services, in palliative care, as a community healthcare worker, in healthcare education or in nursing based roles.

This diploma can also lead to postgraduate studies including a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health, Health Science or Health Management.

This program 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 $28.25 per hour (starting from 1 July 2022).

Enroll now to jumpstart your healthcare career.

Apply now
This programme is available for International students
Work Placement Hours: 160 hours
new lynn/ONLINE
Entry Requirements

What You Will Learn

Primary Healthcare
Professional Practice and Legislation
Professional Practice
and Legislation
Research for Healthcare Practice
Research for
Healthcare Practice
Geriatric Care
Palliative Care
Industry Work Placement

Study FREE with Fees-Free

You may be eligible to study our Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support (Level 7) for free under our Fees-Free promotion (for NZ Domestic students).
Get in touch for more information
Get in touch with our quick contact form and one of our friendly team members will get in touch with you. You can also give us a call. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.