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Healthcare, Level 2

Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm
13 weeks

Healthcare, Level 2

Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm
13 weeks

Location

Nga Tai O te Awa, 142 Guyton Street Whanganui

 

Programme Delivery Mode

Blended

 

Programme Delivery Method

In class (tutor facilitated; face-to-face)

Workplace (employer supervised; tutor observations)

Tutor-directed (learning activities complete in student's own time including summative assessment tasks)

Training For You has an 80% minimum attendance target for on-campus programmes. Attendance is monitored daily.


Programme intakes

  • Programme starts 13 November 2017
  • Next intake March 2018


What is the qualification?

New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing, Level 2


What will I learn?

  • Learn how to care for frail elderly people in their home or in an age care facility
  • Support disabled children and adults to live full lives.
  • Gain skills and a qualification so that you may gain employment in the healthcare sector
  • Become aware of issues affecting consumers of healthcare services


What can I do on completion of the programme?

Jobs you could apply for include;

  • Aged Care support person
  • Disability support person
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Orderly within health services

Further study could include:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, (Support Work), Level 3
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, (Advanced Support), Level 4
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, (Social and Community Services), Level 4
  • National Certificate in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work), Level 4
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Nursing Pathway), Level 4
  • Diploma in Enrolled Nursing


Entry criteria

You must:

  • Be over 16 years of age and not be enrolled at a secondary school or other tertiary organisation
  • Be identified as a domestic student (one of the following):
    • a New Zealand Citizen, or a New Zealand permanent resident currently living in New Zealand
    • a Cook Island, Niue or Tokelau citizen
    • an Australian citizen who is currently living in New Zealand, or an Australian permanent resident who has a returning resident visa and is currently living in New Zealand
  • Provide a birth certificate or passport as evidence of identity
  • Be a fit and proper person to provide support in the health and wellbeing sectors. Initial checks will be undertaken by Training For You. Ongoing checks may be undertaken by an employer.

AND not have an existing qualification at Level 2 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) 

Police Clearance:

Applicants are required to complete a Police vetting form and must receive a satisfactory police check to be fully enrolled in the programme of study. Satisfactory checks will be free of criminal convictions such as assault and theft. Traffice convictions will not exclude entry into the programme. Applicants will be provisionally enrolled pending a satisfactory police check. 

Drug Clearance Attestation:

Employers may require students on work placement and employees to undergo a drug test prior to placement or employment. Applicants are required to complete a declaration confirming: 

  1. their understanding of the need to be drug-free for employment; and
  2. a drug test result will not pose a barrier for work placement/employment.

Learner Profile:

All applicants are profiled for reading and numeracy prior to enrolment. 

 


Fees

Fees free (certain criteria apply)


How do I get started?

Call Vanessa Seconi at Training For You on 0800 438 848 or email vanessa@trainingforyou.co.nz
 

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