Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Kaupapa Maori Public Health
Matauranga Maori Qualification

Yes

Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Health » Public Health » Hauora (Maori Health)
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for those who are already working, or seeking to work under limited supervision in the area of Kaupapa Māori Public Health.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduates who can preserve, protect, and promote strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of whānau, hapū, iwi, marae, and Māori communities.

Graduates will be able to able to develop, and apply a Kaupapa Māori Public Health perspective from social, economic, cultural and environmental contexts that contributes to the reduction of Māori health disparities.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
­-Work effectively with whānau to actively promote positive health and well-being outcomes for Māori.
-Develop and present strategies that aim to improve well-being of Māori.
-Develop a kaupapa Māori public health plan that strengthens and promotes Māori health and well-being.
­-Work collaboratively with Māori to minimise preventable health consequences and promote a Māori perspective of positive health outcomes.
­-Provide support to Māori to lead decision making processes that affect their communities.
Education pathways
This qualification provides a pathway for people wishing to develop a higher level of expertise in the Public Health sector and may lead to the:
­-New Zealand Diploma in Kaupapa Māori Public Health (Level 6) [Ref: 2872].

This qualification may also provide graduates with a pathway for entry into Degree level programmes in the Health Sector.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2871
Status Current
Created 2016-02-02 08:48:33.0
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
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Matauranga Maori Qualification

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