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This qualification is designed for learners who want to gain entry-level skills and knowledge to be used in the health and wellbeing sectors. This programme provides learners with foundational skills towards working in aged-care facilities, rest-homes, home-care support and hospitals, and is a parthway to more advanced Health and Wellbeing Assistance training.
The aim of this program is the development of capable, ethical and professional Healthcare Assistants with a focus on gaining entry-level knowledge and practice within the health and wellbeing sectors including aged-care facilities, rest-homes, home-care support and hospitals. Students will understand the changing needs of their clients, and will learn to provide person-centred care under the leadership of a health professional.
If you are a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident and new to tertiary study then you might be eligible to receive your first year of study for free. The New Zealand government will cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for the first 120 credits – the equivalent of one year of full-time study. To see if you are eligible, visit their website at www.feesfree.govt.nz.
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