Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) (Level 3)

South Auckland - 7 October 2024


Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 3
NZQA Credits: 70
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
20 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
28 March 2025

This qualification is designed for learners who want to acquire introductory, practical skills as a healthcare support work, including three weeks work experience at a healthcare provider. This 20 week vocational programme provides learners with essential foundational skills and is a pathway for further study.

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.

621 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 2104

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) (Level 3)
  • Be a minimum of 17 years of age.

  • Have an acceptable New Zealand Police vet prior to the beginning of practical experience

  • Check against Children's Act 2014

  • English Language /International Applicants: General or Academic score of IELTS 5 with no band score lower than IELTS 5 OR equivalent under NZQA PAA Rule 18. 

  • Domestic applicants with English as a second language: must demonstrate sufficiency in English language at interview.

You can attend this course for free if you are aged 16-24 and meet the course entry requirements. This course is part of the government led Youth Guarantee Programme

You can also get help with paying for travel to and from your course. This can all be sorted through Student Support.

The first year of this course's fees are free when this is your first year of study. Ask NZMA to help or find out more here.

If you meet certain conditions you can get a student loan and allowances. Find out if you meet the conditions by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz

The cost can be different depending on the subject and duration of the course. View the course cost for New Zealand students here and International students here.


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