New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
(Advanced Support) (Level 4)

 

The aim of this program is to develop collaborative advanced Healthcare Assistants who are active contributors within their teams and wider work places. Students will become leaders in their fields, leading themselves and others towards providing advanced, person-centred care, positive organisational change, and improving the quality of care for clients with complex needs.
 

AT A GLANCE

Method of learning:
Full-time

Level:
4

Duration:
22 weeks

Credits:
70

 

A dementia care specialisation is available within this program.

Students will learn about the stages, symptoms and behaviours of clients living with dementia and how to respond to changes. Communication skills will be developed for dementia clients and their families/whānau.

Four dementia care unit standards are studied in substitute of four general program courses.

Unit Title
23920 Describe dementia, support, and safe practice to support people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
23921 Provide person-centred support to people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
23922 Manage the effects of providing support for people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
23923 Demonstrate knowledge of behaviour presented by people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting

Students are required to be working or volunteering in a service supporting people living with dementia.

This specialisation is studied through Blended Learning. For more information on the modes of learning, click HERE

This qualification features a strong practical component to ensure students put their learning into practice.

Blended Learning
Online

For more information on the modes listed above, refer to the Modes of learning page

NZTC qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.

You may be eligible to apply for programs beyond NZTC including:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Counselling
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy