If you’re passionate about helping others in your community, this vocational Health programme will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare for your chosen career path as a support worker in the mental health, community health, addiction, or aged care sector.
During this course you will get to explore a range of career opportunities in the healthcare sector and learn how to provide appropriate healthcare and support across the wider community. We’ll teach you about the industry with guest speakers, visit a range of healthcare providers and help you gain your First Aid certificate during your studies.
You’ll then be able to discuss your chosen career path in either mental health and addiction, community health, nursing or aged care with your tutor and apply what you learn in class in a three week work experience at a healthcare provider.
This course is also part of the government led Youth Guarantee Programme. If you are aged 16-24, and meet the course entry requirements, you can attend this course for FREE.
You will learn:
A wider scope of health and wellbeing contexts
Introduction to mental health and addiction and community support career opportunities.
First aid requirements
Holistic Wellbeing in NZ Healthcare
Planning and Management in NZ Healthcare
Cultural Awareness in NZ Healthcare
Professionalism in NZ Healthcare
FREE for 16-24 year olds
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