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This programme is FREE to study for NZ Domestic students under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF).

Health and Wellbeing

Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support (Level 7)

Duration: 1 academic year
Campus: auckland cbd, hamilton
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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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 $27.00 per hour (starting from 1 July 2021).

This programme is available for International students
Work Placement Hours: 160 hours
Auckland cbd
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 the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund

Study selected Health and Wellbeing programmes for FREE under the Targeted Training and Apprentices Fund (TTAF) (NZ Domestic students only). The TTAF will cover study fees from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2022.

Next Steps

Postgraduate Diplomas

Completing the Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support (Level 7) may allow you to pathway into multiple Postgraduate diplomas, such as Postgraduate in; Public Health, Health Science, Health and Social Practice, Health Management. (Contact us for more information)

Master of Health Sciences

After a Postgraduate Diploma, you can study further to Further study after a Postgraduate Diploma will be Master of Health Sciences. (Contact us for more information)
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.