New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Health Assistance Strand (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Health Assistance Strand (Level 3)

The aim of this program is to develop professional, ethical and highly capable Healthcare Assistants who have a strong foundation of knowledge and practice. Students will become responsive to the changing needs of their clients, and be able to provide outstanding person-centred care under the leadership of a health professional.
 

AT A GLANCE

Method of learning:
Full-time

Level:
3

Duration:
22 weeks

Credits:
70

 
Code Course
HW301 The Ethical and Professional Healthcare Assistant
HW302 Change in Healthcare
HW303 Person-Centred Care 1
HW304 Health Conditions 1
HW305 Vulnerable Clients
HW306 Client Independence in Healthcare
HW307 The Role of Whānau in Positive Health Outcomes
HW308 Health and Safety in a Healthcare Setting
HW406 Culturally Appropriate and Safe Care
HW300 Health and Wellbeing in Practice - Field Experience 1

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.

Upon completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Health Assistance Strand (Level 3) you may be eligible to apply for the following programs. Entry criteria will apply.