Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 120
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 and/or relationship-centred care and support for a person with complex needs, and their whānau and/or family.

This qualification is targeted at individuals who have significant experience in a health or wellbeing setting and who are looking to gain the additional knowledge and skills required to provide person-centred/ relationship-centred care and support to a person with complex needs, and have the leadership capabilities and technical skills that can be demonstrated 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 whānau and/or family, 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 with members of a multi-disciplinary team and the whānau and/or family of a person with complex needs to support the person's health and wellbeing.
- Support registered health professionals by carrying out delegated clinical tasks in a health or wellbeing setting.
- Apply knowledge of health or wellbeing conditions and organisational processes to implement culturally appropriate person-centred/relationship-centred approaches to care for and support a person with complex needs in a health and wellbeing setting.
- Communicate effectively in a culturally appropriate manner, including preparing and delivering reports and recording information as required by the organisation, and engaging in challenging conversations, in a health or wellbeing setting.
- Apply leadership skills in a health or wellbeing setting by formal or informal mentoring and/or coaching of colleagues.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) [Ref: 2470], and may lead to further study in related health and wellbeing settings, such as the New Zealand Diploma in Health and Wellbeing (Practice/Applied Practice) (Level 5) [Ref: 2990], New Zealand Diploma in Ambulance Practice (Level 5) [Ref: 3065], New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5) [Ref: 2889], or in leadership and management, such as New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 2456] and New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 2459].
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.
Applicants for this qualification must provide evidence of holding the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) [Ref: 2470] or an equivalent qualification, or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors.
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By Community Support Services ITO Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 4108
Status Current
Created September 2019
Next Review September 2024
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