Qualification Overview

Te Reo Maori Title Te Pōkairua Whānau Ora (Kaupae 5)
Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Whānau Ora (Level 5)
Matauranga Maori Qualification

Yes

Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Human Welfare Studies and Services » Human Welfare Studies and Services not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is for people who wish to work with whānau in the development of a whānau-centred approach that supports whānau well-being.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide graduates with in-depth knowledge, skills and experiences in mātauranga Māori wellbeing approaches for Whānau Ora contexts.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to independently apply knowledge of Māori philosophies and theories of Māori wellbeing across a range of whānau ora contexts.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply the principles and practice of communication and relationship strategies to advance whanaungatanga
- Analyse the delivery of whānau-centred services to establish the quality and value of services as an expression of te pono me te tika and pukengatanga
- Implement and evaluate a whānau ora plan to advance the wellbeing of whānau as an expression of kaitiakitanga and manaakitanga
- Critically reflect on self and performance of others as an expression of whakamana and rangatiratanga
Education pathways
Graduates of this qualification may undertake further study towards:
- New Zealand Diploma in Kaupapa Māori Public Health (Level 6) [Ref:2872].
- New Zealand Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied) (Level 6) [Ref: 2733].
- New Zealand Diploma in Youth work (Level 6) [Ref: 3803].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the transferable skills and knowledge to undertake kaimahi roles in the following:
- Māori Research Assistant
- Junior Analyst Māori Health
- Māori Health Advisor/Advocate
- Workplace Relations Advisor
- Community Worker
- Māori Health Environment Assistant
- Customs Officer
- Māori Health Programme Developer.

Graduates will have the transferrable skills and knowledge to:
- Whakamana whānau to make decisions for their own oranga.
- Work with and encourage whānau, hapū, iwi and/or hapori to participate in the care and development of their own base assets such as the moana, whenua and ngahere.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2879
Status Current
Created February 2016
Next Review December 2025
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