Te Pou

Foundation Co-existing Problems Knowledge

Course outline – e-learning

  • Introductory, foundation level, information about co-existing mental health and addiction problems and other complex needs (CEP).
  • Guild workforce knowledge and capability and support the development of person and whānau centred services that are CEP responsive.

Let’s get real - Working with whānau 

Course Outline – e-learning

  • Increase understanding of working effectively with whānau to improve health outcomes. 

Let’s get real – Trauma informed and responsive approaches

Course Outline – e-learning

  • Focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to work in a trauma-informed and responsive way at an ‘enhanced’ level of practice regardless of role, profession or organisation

Let’s get real - He Whakapāpā, He Oranga – Engaging for Wellbeing 

Course Outline – e-learning

  • An opportunity to learn and reflect on values, attitudes, knowledge and skills, and the role these have in building effective therapeutic relationships to achieve wellbeing.

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) introductory

Course Outline – e-learning

  • Three modules that aim to assist clinicians to understand and use HoNOS family measures.
  • The modules are particularly useful for HoNOS family trainers as a way of introducing their clinicians to outcome measurement.

HoNOS Family refresher

Course Outline – e-learning

  • This module can be completed for each of the HoNOS measures.
  • Scenario-based, with written vignettes, case notes and videos.
  • You need to complete two scenarios, followed by a quiz

HoNOS Family case studies

Course Outline – e-learning

  • Case studies to increase your skills in using HoNOS, HoNOSCA, HoNOS65+, HoNOS-LD and HoNOS-secure.
  • You can practice rating case studies and see how your rating checks out against the consensus rating.
  • Each case study has a written vignette and a video. Instructions are given along the way.
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Health Assistance) - Level 3: Fulltime one semester

Course outline

  • Health Practice and Diversity in Health Care
  • Implement Person-centred Health Care
  • Concepts of Risk Management with a Health and Wellbeing Setting

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) - Level 4: 18 weeks

Course Outline – 18 weeks

  • The Human Body
  • Case Management
  • Professional Practice
  • Leadership and Communication in Health

Bachelor of Nursing - Te Tohu Paetahi Tāpuhi - Level 7: 3 years

Course Outline

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi for Professional Practice;
  • Tiaki Ritenga Tūturu: Fundamentals of Nursing Care;
  • Tīmatanga Mahi Mātanga: Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice;
  • Whānake ā Tangata ā Hinengaro: Human Development and Psychology for Nursing Practice;
  • Tiaki Hāere Tonu: Nursing Practice: Continuing Care;
  • Oranga a Hāpori: Community Wellness;
  • Pūtaiao: Science for Nursing;
  • Primary Health Care 1 – Maternal, Baby, Child and Adolescent; Nursing Practice: Mental Health and Addiction;
  • Tiaki Pōnānā: Nursing Practice: Inpatient and Ambulatory Care;
  • Pharmacology for Professional Nursing Practice;
  • Pathophysiology for Professional Nursing Practice;
  • Primary Health Care 2: Adult, Older Adult;
  • Ngā Hiahia Uaua: Nursing Practice: Complex Needs;
  • Kōkiri Mahi Mātanga: Advancing Professional Practice;
  • Mahi Whakawhiti: Transition to Practice

Bachelor of Social Work - Te Tohu Paetahi Tu Tangata - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Te Pū: Foundations of Treaty-based Practice (Te Pū: Tuāpapa Ritenga Tiriti);
  • Introduction to Social Work (Tīmātanga –Toko i te Ora );
  • Introduction to Human Development for Social Work Practice (Tīmatanga Whakawhanake Tangata-Ritenga Toko i te Ora);
  • Effective Communication in Social Work (Pārongo Whaikiko-Toko i te Ora);
  • Introduction to Psychology (Tīmatanga-Te Ao Hinengaro);
  • Introduction to Sociology (Tīmatanga Mātauranga Pāpori);
  • Te Atapō; Te Atatū; Te Ao Hou; Te Awatea; Te Weu: Developing Treaty-based Practice (Te Weu: Whakawhanake Ritenga ā Tiriti);
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families: Engagement and Assessment (Ritenga Toko i te Ora-Tangata, Whānau: Tomohanga, Aromatawai);
  • Diversity and Difference (Ngā Rerenga Kētanga Whānui);
  • Social Work Practice in Community Development (Ritenga Toko i te Ora Whakawhanake Hāpori);
  • Social Work Practice with Groups (Ritenga Toko i te Ora ā Rōpū);
  • Introduction to Social Research (Tīmatanga Rangahau Pāpori);
  • Te More: Transforming Treaty-based Practice (Whakaumu Ritenga ā Tiriti);
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families: Intervention and Evaluation (Ritenga Toko i te Ora-Tangata, Whānau: Mahi Wawao, Arotakenga);
  • Social Policy (Kaupapahere Pāpori);
  • Social Work Placement 1 (Whakataunga Mahi Toko i te Ora 1);
  • Inter-cultural Theory to Practice (Whakamahi Ariā Ahurea ki te Ritenga);
  • Advanced Community Development (Whakawhanake Rangatū Hāpori);
  • Advanced Social Work Practice (Ritenga Rangatū Toko i te Ora); Advanced Group Work (Mahi Rangatū ā Rōpū);
  • Social Work Placement 2 (Whakataunga Mahi Toko i te Ora 2);
  • The Professional Practitioner as a Researcher (Te Kaihautu Mātanga hei Kairangahau);
  • Advanced Interpersonal Communication and Social Work Practice; High and Complex Needs and Social Work Practice
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Health Assistance) - Level 3: 19 months full time

Course Outline

  • Introduction to person-centred support
  • Developing person-centred support
  • Introduction to health assistant role
  • Developing the Health Assistant role

Apprenticeship/NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Social and Community Services), Mental Health & Addiction – Level 4: 1 year fulltime or part time equivalent

Course outline

  • Engage and communicate with people, family and/or whānau accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge
  • Relate the history of Māori as tangata whenua and knowledge of person-whānau interconnectedness to own role in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Display self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation
  • Relate the purpose and impact of own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector.
  • Work alongside people, family and/or whānau in a mental health addiction setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) - Level 4: 38 weeks part time

Course Outline

  • Work collaboratively to support the health and wellbeing of a person with complex needs
  • Implement person-centred approaches to support a person with complex needs
  • Take a leadership role in a health or wellbeing setting

Trauma Informed Care – Level 7: 8 weeks

Course Outline

The aim of this micro credential is to develop health care practitioners’ proficiency in the principles, knowledge and practice of Trauma Informed Care, when caring for patients with multi-dimensional experiences of trauma, and their whānau in a health care setting.

Must be a registered health professional

Careerforce - Te Toi Pūkenga

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Health Assistance) - Level 3: 12 months

  • Observing and responding to changes in people in a health and wellbeing setting.
  • Recognising and responding to signs of vulnerability and abuse in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Demonstrating and applying knowledge of ethical and professional behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Providing person-centred support to maximise independence

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) – Level 3: 12 months

Course Outline - 12 months

  • Recognising and responding to signs of vulnerability and abuse in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Demonstrating ethical and professional behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Providing person-centred support to maximise independence.
  • Recognising and responding to changes in people.

Apprenticeship/NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Social and Community Services), Mental Health & Addiction – Level 4: 18-24 months

Course outline - 18 - 24 months

  • Engaging and communicating with people, family and whānau who are accessing mental health and addiction services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge.
  • Developing relationships and supporting a goal of improving outcomes for people with mental health and addiction issues.
  • Demonstrating a knowledge of kawa and tikanga and the ability to relate the unique place Māori have as tangata whenua in Aotearoa in their role.
  • Understanding New Zealand’s health and wellbeing challenges and the impact on their role.
  • Displaying self-awareness, reflective practice, and personal leadership in the workplace.
  • Actively contributing to a culture of professionalism, safety, and quality in the workplace.
  • Gaining an in-depth knowledge of a condition or impairment and situation or issue and applying the new knowledge to the people they support.

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) - Level 4: 12 months

Course Outline

  • Working collaboratively to support the health and wellbeing of a person with complex needs.
  • Implementing person-centred approaches to support a person with complex needs.
  • Taking a leadership role in a health or wellbeing setting

Diploma in Health and Wellbeing (Applied Practice) – Level 5: 18-24 months

Course Outline

  • Being client-focused, working independently and continuously improving.
  • Working alongside tangata whenua.
  • Working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Specific skills, knowledge, attributes, and statutory responsibilities required for the role.
  • Understanding relevant developments in Aotearoa.
  • Module 1: Critical thinking to improve practice
  • Module 2: Meeting needs: Joining up knowledge, skills and theory
Ignite Colleges

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Health Assistance) - Level 3: 28 weeks online

Course Outline

  • Person-centred approach
  • Ageing and dementia
  • Diversional therapy
  • Vulnerability and abuse
  • Palliative care
  • Support for specific conditions
  • Pressure care
  • Communication

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) - Level 4: 28 weeks online

Course Outline

  • Risk management plans
  • Models of service delivery
  • Providing support to those with complex needs (e.g., dementia, palliative care)
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Self-reflection and peer mentoring
Kalandra

Certificate in Mental Health Support: Mental Health and Addiction option - Level 4

Course Outline

  • Behavioural Management
  • Person-Centred Care, Effective Capability
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Issues. Communication and Support
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Leadership
  • Ethical and Professional Conduct
  • Health Sector Understanding
  • Effective Support and Care.

Mental Health in the Workplace

Course Outline

  • This course teaches you about mental health and how to recognise mental distress.  It recognises mental distress in the workplace and the ethical and legal responsibility of the employee.  It helps to address the problem of mental ill health before it becomes an issue especially in the workplace and also in the home. 

Protection of the Vulnerable

Course Outline

  • Recognising vulnerability and abuse, being able to understand and describe the appropriate steps and care needed, provide the support and care required by the vulnerable person.

Person-Centred Care

Course Outline

  • Describe a person’s holistic needs and the impact on their health and wellbeing, support a person to meet personal care needs, describe and apply a person-centred approach, observe and respond to changes in a person. 

Professional Expectations

Course Outline

  • The Code of Rights, What is an advocate. Self-advocacy. Empowerment and disempowerment. The Advocacy process.

Preparation for the Annual Practicing Certificate Validation

Course Outline

  • This course assists the nurse to understand what is required and provides a logical method of preparing the information. It also provides examples of good practice. 

Preceptorship

Course Outline

  • The role of a preceptor. Selecting a preceptor. The benefits of being a preceptor. The benefits of being a preceptor. Preparation as a preceptor. Student preparation. Implementing and evaluating a preceptor program. Preceptorship versus mentorship. Self-care for the preceptor.
Eastern Institute of Technology

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) – Level 3: 17 weeks

Course outline

  • The Person and the Profession
  • The Practice, the Place and the People
  • The Place (Organisations’ Policies), Processes and Procedures
  • The Place and the People

Apprenticeship/NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Social and Community Services), Mental Health & Addiction – Level 4: 34 weeks

Course Outline

  • Culture, identity and engagement (Te Hapai Whanaungatanga)
  • Context, community & safety (Te Oranga Hapai)
  • Issues and interventions mental health and addictions (Te Mate Hinengaro me te Mate Tarukino)
  • Reflecting on practicum experience (He Whakaaroaro ki nga Whaeko Mahi)
  • Foundation concepts in hauora (Nga Tikangao te Wahi Mahi)
  • Extending knowledge and resources (He Whakawhanui I te Puna Matauranga)
  • Ethics and Professional Practice (Nga Tikanga o te Wahi Mahi)
  • Integrating Practicum Learning (He Kuhunga ki te Ao Mahi)

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) – Level 4: 34 weeks

Course Outline

  • The team
  • Models of care
  • Complex Needs
  • Workplace practice and Values
  • Complex Supports
  • Professional Approach
  • End of life care and support
  • Workplace – Application of Practice

Diploma in Health and Wellbeing (Applied Practice) – Level 5: 34 weeks

Course Outline

  • He Hapai Whanaungatanga – Building rapport and relationships
  • He Oranga Hapori – Health, community and sustainability
  • Take Mate Hinengaro, Take Mate Tarukino – Recovery (mental health and addiction) issues
  • He Whakaaro ki nga Whaeko Wahi Mahi – Reflecting on practicum experience
  • He Tirohanga Ao Maori – Integrating Maori perspectives and approaches
  • He Whakawhanui I te Puna Rauemi – Extending knowledge and resources
  • Nga Tikanga Umanga – Professional practice, ethics and leadership
  • He Kuhunga ki te Ao Wahi Mahi – Application of learning in the workplace
Massey University

Certificate in Mental Health & Addiction - Level 5

Course Outline

  • Whakapiri: Engagement in Mental Health and Addiction Work
  • Nau mai e noho: Engaging with Māori
  • A Foundation of Interpersonal Skills for the Helping Professions
  • Introduction to Public Health

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health and Addiction) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Mental Health Promotion
  • Alcohol, Other Drugs and Addiction
  • Whakamana: Change Agency in Mental Health and Addiction
  • Whakamārama: Approaches to Māori Mental Health and Addiction
  • Whānau ora: Principles of Flourishing Whānau
  • Social Work Theories, Assessment and Interventions
  • The Wellbeing of Pacific Peoples in New Zealand
  • Integrated Practice with Groups and Families

Bachelor of Health Science (Health Promotion) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society
  • Whānau ora: Principles of Flourishing Whānau
  • The Wellbeing of Pacific Peoples in New Zealand
  • Theories and Models of Health Promotion
  • Public Health Evaluation
  • Intervention Design
  • Health Promotion Advocacy

Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Social Psychology
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Ngā Tirohanga Rua o te Taha Hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology

 

University College of Learning - Te Pae Mātauranga ki te Ao

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) – Level 3: 22 weeks fulltime

Course outline

  • Promoting Interpersonal Communication 
  • Cultural-Legal Context of Health 
  • Promoting Independence 
  • Maintaining a Person-Centred Approach 

Apprenticeship/NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Social and Community Services), Mental Health & Addiction – Level 4: 1 year fulltime

Course Outline

  • Respectful Relationships 
  • Biculturalism and Marae Protocols 
  • Role Clarification 
  • Self-Awareness 
  • Professional Development

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) – Level 4: 22 weeks

Course outline

  • Advancing Clinical Collaborative Patient Management
  • Advancing Self-Management
  • Leadership
New Zealand Skills & Education College

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

Course Outline

  • NZ Healthcare environment
  • Healthcare work experience
  • Working in Healthcare

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Level 4: 23 weeks

Course outline

  • Aging and palliative care
  • Equipment and safety practices
  • Professional and cultural aspects
  • In the workplace

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) – Level 4

Course Outline

  • Communication and engagement in healthcare
  • Cultural perspectives in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Professional collaboration
  • Health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Safe practices in health and wellbeing
  • Clinical care
  • Applied leadership skills
  • Advanced health and wellbeing in the workplace

Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support – Level 7

Course Outline

  • Primary healthcare
  • Professional practice and legislation
  • Research for healthcare practice
  • Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric care
  • Palliative care
  • Industry work practice
The Open Polytechnic - Kuratini Tuwhera

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

Course Outline

  • Working in a person-centred environment
  • Advocating for change
  • Planning for holistic health and wellbeing
  • Safety is the essence

Apprenticeship/NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Social and Community Services), Mental Health & Addiction – Level 4

Course Outline

  • The influence I have
  • Working within the health and wellbeing sector
  • Essential professional skills
  • Being a professional on the ground
  • Professionalism in the world’s eye

New Zealand Diploma in Psychology - Level 5

Course Outline

  • Use psychological principles when interacting with people for the benefit of the group and individuals
  • Evaluate social, educational and workplace situations, whilst considering behavioural, social, and cultural factors that affect these situations, including those unique bicultural factors relevant to Aotearoa New Zealand contexts
  • Differentiate the fields and sub-fields within psychology and know how and why these relate to specific psychology-related career paths and employment areas within Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Apply scientific analysis to individual, social and group interactions to identify interconnecting factors that may underlie complex situations.

Counselling Theory (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 5: 16 weeks 

Course Outline

  • Identify and describe basic aspects of counselling practice: engagement, counsellor-client relationship, counselling process
  • Identify and describe a range of valuable micro-skills in counselling
  • Access information in relation to a range of local counselling and support agencies
  • Identify issues related to supervision and referral
  • Understand and apply a range of theories in relation to counselling, especially goals, concepts, techniques and theories of personality
  • Demonstrate an understanding of The Treaty of Waitangi in relation to counselling and psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Provide an overview of a bicultural models and theoretical application
  • Discuss issues related to counselling in the wider context of a multicultural environment.

Aotearoa New Zealand Society (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 5: 16 weeks

Course Outline

  • Introduces you to the concepts of social structure, culture and change in Aotearoa New Zealand since the 1980s. It has a particular focus on the importance of class, gender, sexuality, and ethnic relations. Explain core social science concepts; Apply social science concepts – class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, ideology, representation and power - to the Aotearoa New Zealand context; Identify and interpret processes of social, historical and cultural change in Aotearoa New Zealand society.

Introduction to Social Health & Wellbeing: Advocacy and Practice (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 5: 16 weeks

Course Outline

The future we are working towards. The current social health and wellbeing system in Aotearoa New Zealand. Touchstones in the development of social health and wellbeing. Advocacy: Influencing change.

Human Development (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 5 - 16 weeks

Course Outline

  • Identify major theories and models of human development, including indigenous models
  • Apply major theories and models of development across a lifespan
  • Discuss the relationship between culture and human development
  • Identify a range of research methodologies and the appropriate context for their use.

Understanding Mental Health (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 6: 16 weeks

Course Outline

  • Identify and analyse the causes of a range of disorders and the critical issues in diagnosis and assessment of these disorders;
  • Apply knowledge of a range of approaches for working with service users;
  • Synthesise knowledge of the organisations and professional roles typically working with mental health service users and their legal and ethical responsibilities.

Assessment and Intervention (Certificate of Proficiency) Level 6: 16 weeks

Course Outline

  • Analyse the importance of person-centered therapeutic relationships. Outline and compare appropriate mental health and wellbeing assessments. Select and justify appropriate person-centered therapeutic interventions. Apply appropriate person-centered therapeutic skills. Describe legislation and how it is applied in mental health and wellbeing practice, and the importance of professional codes of ethics and self-care.

Adult Psychopathology - Level 7: 16 weeks

Course Outline

  • Anxiety (agoraphobia, panic, post-traumatic stress, generalised anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Suicide
  • Schizophrenia
  • Alcohol-related problems
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bicultural and ethical issues in intervention.

Bachelor of Social Work - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Te Ao Māori and Social Work Practice
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Society
  • Relationship and Communication Management
  • Human Development
  • Psychology for Human Services
  • Professional Social Work Practice
  • Exploring Professional Practice
  • Social Work Theory, Models and Processes
  • Fields of Practice
  • Child and Adolescent Issues
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Becoming Professional: Practicum 1
  • Family and Whānau Dynamics
  • Social Work, the Law and Ethical Decision Making
  • Organisation, Management and Interprofessional Practice
  • Social Justice, Social Policy and Social Problems
  • Working with Older People Working with Communities
  • Culturally Relevant Social Work Practice
  • Critical Practice: Practicum 3

Bachelor of Social Health & Wellbeing (Disability) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Social Health and Wellbeing: Advocacy and Practice
  • Te Ao Māori and Social Practice; Aotearoa New Zealand Society
  • Psychology for Human Services
  • Communication and Relationship Management; Human Development
  • Research Methods and Interpretation
  • Te Hauora Hinengaro
  • Working Well Together
  • Understanding Disability
  • Service Provision
  • Advocacy and Equity

Practicum 1

  • Quality Services for the Future: Funding, Design and Evaluation
  • Leadership in the Health and Wellbeing Sector
  • Legislation, Policy and Best Practice; Working with Communities

Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health and Addiction) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Social Health and Wellbeing: Advocacy and Practice;
  • Te Ao Māori and Social Practice;
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Society
  • Psychology for Human Services
  • Communication and Relationship Management
  • Human Development
  • Research Methods and Interpretation
  • Te Hauora Hinengaro
  • Working Well Together
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Assessment and Interventions

Practicum 1

  • Quality Services for the Future: Funding, Design and Evaluation
  • Leadership in the Health and Wellbeing Sector
  • Mental health and Addictions Theory and Practice

Practicum 2

  • Advanced Addiction Studies; or Working with Older People; or Working with Communities

Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Business Communication
  • Accessing Information
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Social and Individual Psychology
  • General and Applied Psychology
  • Research Methods and Interpretation
  • Research Methods and Analysis
  • Social Psychology
  • Brain and Behaviour Thought, Memory and Language
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Te Hauora Hinengaro
  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology
  • Organisational Psychology; Psychological Assessment
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Organisations and Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Academic Writing
  • Organisational Communication
  • Relationship and Communication Management
  • Psychology of Grief
  • Psychology of Stress
  • Counselling Theory
  • Human Development
  • Child and Adolescent Issues
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Mental Health and Addiction Studies: Treatment Issues
  • Research Paper; Practicum

Working with Communities (Certificate of Proficiency) - Level 7: 16 weeks

  • Identify and analyse practices for creating community (including whānau, hapu and iwi) engagement, community development and increasing the responsiveness of public agencies to identified community need. It will consider community capacity building and the activities, resources and support required to strengthen the skills and confidence of community groups to take effective action for community development. It will also review processes and methods for community-led research and evaluation.
NZMA Careers

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) – Level 3: 20 weeks

Course Outline

  • Holistic Wellbeing in NZ Healthcare
  • Planning and Management in NZ Healthcare
  • Cultural Awareness in NZ Healthcare
  • Professionalism in NZ Healthcare

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) - Level 4: 20 weeks

Course outline

  • Learn how to provide care to people with complex needs in health care facilities or in their homes.
  • How to observe and respond to changes in health conditions.
  • Planning and risk management in Health care
  • How to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • How to lead a team
Waikato Institute of Technology

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Social Services Pathway) – Level 4: One semester


Course Outline

  • Te Ao Hurihuri Futures: The focus of this module is on our changing world and the changing nature of work
  • Pukenga Matauranga Academic Skills: The focus of this module is on research, writing styles, team work and communication
  • Wellness and Human Development

NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support/Social and Community Services) Mental Health and Addiction – Level 4: F2F or online – 1 year fulltime

Course outline

Introduction to the Health and Wellbeing Sector

  • ​Preparing for Practice
  • ​Te Ao Hauora Māori
  • Contemporary Issues in Health and Wellbeing
  • Working with People
  • Mental Health and Addiction Support Practicum 1
  • Mental Health and Addiction Support Practicum 2

New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing - Level 5

Course Outline

  • Te Whakahangai Putaiao Paori / Applied Social Science for Enrolled Nurses
  • Ngā Ahuatanga o te Tinana / Applied Structure and Function of the Human Body
  • Ngā Pukenga Manaaki / Clinical Skills for Enrolled Nursing
  • Te Tūāpapa Whakatinana Pukenga / Foundations for Enrolled Nursing Practice
  • Ngā Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakaora Tangata / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Acute Care
  • Hauora Wairangi: Mate Hiahia / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Mental Health and Addiction
  • Ngā Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakamatutu / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Rehabilitation

Bachelor of Nursing- Level 7

Course Outline

  • Biculturalism
  • Integration of the Treaty of Waitangi into nursing
  • Cultural responsiveness
  • Regional, national, and global healthcare needs
  • Sustainable health care management
  • Professional nursing knowledge
  • Interpersonal and therapeutic relationships
  • Research skills
  • Human biology and pathophysiology
  • Clinical and health assessment
  • Management of nursing care
  • Management and leadership

Certificate in Nursing (Competency Assessment Programme) - Level 7: 6-12  weeks

Course Outline

  • Do you need to get a New Zealand practising certificate? The Certificate in Nursing (Competence Assessment Programme) can help you complete this. New Zealand nurses returning to practice after a period of five years or more are required to complete an approved competence assessment programme, such as this programme, before a practising certificate may be issued. If you are a registered nurse, this programme will allow you to demonstrate your ability to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for your scope of practice. If you are an overseas nurse, you may be required to complete this programme before you can become registered in New Zealand.

Bachelor of Social Work - Level 7

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Introduction to Social Work Skills​
  • Introduction to Social Work Fields of Practice​
  • Te Pū; Te Ahurea/Cultural Identity
  • Te Hapori/Sociology
  • Te Whanaketanga/Human Development
  • Te Hinengaro/Psychology
  • Applied Social Policy
  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Applied Social Work Practice with Groups and Communities
  • Applied Social Work Practice with Individuals, Family and Whānau
  • Applied Professional Practice
  • Te Weu; Applied Social Research
  • Advanced Social Work Practice
  • Advanced Professional Practice
  • Te More; Advanced Social Policy and Community Development
  • Integrated Professional Practice. Specialist practice electives - Rural Social Work;
  • Social Work with Children and Youth
  • Health Social Work
  • Family and Whānau Violence
  • Specialist Social Work Practice Directed Study
  • Assessing Addiction Issues and Co-existing

Introduction to Supervision (health and social practice) – Level 7: 12 weeks Part time

Course Outline

  • The nature of supervision,
  • The core processes within supervision, and
  • The professional and organisational context of supervision.
Waikato University

Bachelor of Nursing - Level 7: 3 years

Course Outline

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi, The Socio-politicalContect of Healthand Healthcare;
  • Health Assessment;
  • Applied Health Science 1;
  • Nursing Practice 1, Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Perspectives of Health;
  • Pharmacology for Nurses 2, Health Assessment 2, Applied Science 2, Nursing Practice 2, Pharmacology for Nurses 3, Generating and Interpreting Evidence, Health Assessment 3, Applied Health Science 3, Nursing Practice 3

Bachelor of Social Work - Level 7: 4 years

Course Outline

  • Human Development;
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies;
  • Philosophy; Political Science;
  • Psychology;
  • Social Policy;
  • Social Work;
  • Sociology;
  • Te Reo Māori

 

Disclaimer: this list is not exhaustive and from year-to-year providers and course availability might change (last updated 01 November 2021)