Nuestras cookies

Usamos cookies para ofrecerte una mejor experiencia con contenido personalizado, anuncios relevantes y mejora de funcionalidades. Al permitir todas, estás aceptando el uso y la políticas de cookies. Recuerda que puedes administrar tus preferencias cuando lo desees.

¿Qué aprenderé?

In this 19 week programme you will learn the skills on how to care and support, children, adolescents and the elderly. You will learn how to:

  • recognise and respond to signs of vulnerability and abuse in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting.

Graduates of the Health Assistance strand will also be able to:

  • provide person-centred care under the direction and delegation of a health professional.
  • recognise and respond to change

Programme Specific Information

Work placement components

Students are required to complete 124 hours in work placement throughout the duration of the programme. Competency for many of the programme’s assessments will typically be demonstrated in a workplace environment. To pass each course, the work placement component must have been met.

Career Options:

Graduates of this programme may be employed as health care assistants in a range of contexts including acute care, primary care, aged residential care and therapeutic programmes.

Further study options

Healthcare graduates can also work towards meeting entry into the Bachelor of Nursing programme by undertaking a foundation course.

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (19 semanas)

Costos de estudio
Información no disponible
Fecha de inicio

11 Julio 2022


Hawera Campus

40A Union Street,


4610, New Zealand

a tiempo completo (19 semanas)

Costos de estudio
Información no disponible
Fecha de inicio

11 Julio 2022


Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

New Plymouth Campus,

20 Bell Street,



4312, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Open Entry


  • Criminal, Disciplinary and Health form declaration
  • Referee

Students must also meet any one of the English language proficiency requirements as below:

  • General or Academic IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL (pBT) score of 500 (with an essay score of 4.0 TWE)
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First or B2 First for Schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill
  • OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36
  • NZCEL Level 3 with an endorsement General
  • LanguageCert - B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Ponte en contacto