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Develop the knowledge and skills to support people with mental health and addiction issues with UCOL’s New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support.

If you’re working in the industry or are interested in a career supporting the health and wellbeing of people, UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support will provide you with an entry level qualification.

You will learn how building respectful relationships with people, family or whanau in a mental health and addiction setting can change lives. You will apply values, knowledge and skills that foster hope and build resilience.

Career & Study Outcomes

Graduates of the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) will be able to:

  • Respect people's socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge
  • Relate the history of Maori as tangata whenua and knowledge of person-whanau interconnectedness to one's own role in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Display self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership
  • Actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in the workplace
  • Relate the purpose and impact of own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector
  • Foster hope, support recovery and build resistance

Career options include:

  • Disability support
  • Diversional therapy
  • Housing and budget support
  • Tamariki ora support
  • Field officer
  • Health and wellbeing coach
  • Community health worker
  • Mental health and addiction support
  • Social justice advocate
  • Refugee support
  • Community development

Course Information

  • Respectful Relationships
  • Bi-Culturalism and Marae Protocols
  • Role Clarification
  • Self Awareness
  • Professional Development

Industry Connections

UCOL has relationships with a wide range of mental health and addiction service providers in the Whanganui and Manawatu regions.

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$20.500,00 (US$ 14.589) por año
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Febrero 2022

Lugar

UCOL Whanganui Campus

16 Rutland Street,

Whanganui,

4500, New Zealand

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$20.500,00 (US$ 14.589) por año
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Febrero 2022

Lugar

UCOL Wairarapa Campus

143-159 Chapel Street,

Masterton,

5810, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

NCEA level 2 or equivalent.

Additional Requirements

All applicants are required to:

  • Declare any previous criminal convictions prior to admission being confirmed. Convictions of any offence may not necessarily exclude applicants from enrolment; the decision is at the discretion of the Programme Leader; and
  • Authorise UCOL to obtain a background check from the New Zealand Police Licensing and Vetting Agency
  • Attend an interview with the Programme Leader.

International students are welcome into the programme but, along with domestic students, will need to meet UCOL’s criteria for entry including a faculty interview.

Applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes. TOEFL (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge B2 First (for Schools), C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency: B2 with score of 162; no less than 154 in each skill; OET: Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; PToE (Academic) score of 42 with no band less than 36.

Under 20 years of age

For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country). For more details, please visit the institution website.

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

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