Health and Wellbeing - Introduction

(Level 3)

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) (Level 3)
20 weeksFree study optionsOpen to international students

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.

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  • 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

Course start dates

Auckland Central

100 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Feb 5, 2024
Jul 22, 2024


621 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 2104

Feb 5, 2024
Jul 22, 2024


94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Feb 5, 2024
Jul 22, 2024


1 Prosser Street, Elsdon, Porirua 5022, Wellington

Feb 12, 2024
Feb 12, 2024
Jul 22, 2024
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