Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 70
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 skills and knowledge required to provide advanced person-centred support to a person with complex needs, and their family/whānau.

This qualification is targeted at individuals who have some experience in a health or wellbeing setting and are looking to gain additional knowledge and skills required to provide advanced person-centred support to a person with complex needs and to take a leadership role in the workplace.

The graduates will benefit by gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge valued across the health and wellbeing sectors and the specific skills and knowledge required to perform a role within these sectors.

The community will benefit through the provision of high quality health and wellbeing services by individuals who are trained to support people, their family/whānau, and the wider community.

Graduates will be capable of working under broad guidance and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- 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.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) [Ref: 2470] Health Assistance or Support Work strands, and may lead to further study in related health and wellbeing settings, or in leadership and management.
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification may be employed as a health care assistant, senior caregiver, senior health care assistant or senior support worker in hospices or specialised dementia units, aged residential care or home and community support settings.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Entry requirements

Employees and volunteers may be required to undergo ongoing checks to ensure they are a fit and proper person to provide support in the health and wellbeing sectors.

Applicants for this qualification will need to provide evidence of the following:

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) [Ref: 2470] in Health Assistance or Support Work strand

OR

An equivalent qualification or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors.
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 2779
Status Current
Created 2015-05-08 14:41:34.0
Last Date For Entry 2022-12-31 00:00:00.0
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