Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 2
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Human Welfare Studies and Services » Community Client Care
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the entry-level skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred support in the health and wellbeing sectors, and to provide a training pathway for entry into careers in the health and wellbeing sectors.

This qualification is targeted at entrants into the health and wellbeing sectors, including those re-entering the workforce. It provides foundation skills to ensure that workers are safe to work at an entry level in a health or wellbeing setting.

The graduates will benefit by gaining recognition of the transferrable skills and knowledge valued in the health and wellbeing sectors.

Graduates will work under general supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Perform entry-level person-centred tasks and functions in a health or wellbeing setting, providing culturally safe support.
- Work within the responsibilities and boundaries of own role in a health and wellbeing setting.
- Recognise and report health or wellbeing risks and changes in a person or their whānau and/or family.
- Communicate in a culturally appropriate manner to support a person's health or wellbeing.
Education pathways
This qualification provides a pathway for people to progress from secondary education, new learners wanting to work in a health or wellbeing related service or those wanting to reenter the workforce in a health or wellbeing setting.

Graduates may progress to the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with strands in Health Assistance, Newborn Hearing Screening, Orderly Services, Support Work, Vision Hearing Screening and Whānau, Kin and Foster Care [Ref: 2470].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge required to work safely and effectively in entry-level positions in the health or wellbeing sectors.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Programmes leading to this qualification must adhere to and be consistent with any ethical, legislative, codes of rights or contractual requirements to which the industry or roles is subject.
Education Organisation 12 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Community Support Services ITO Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2469
Status Current
Created December 2014
Next Review September 2024
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