This full-time level 4 certificate highlights the benefits of employment in the Health care industry. It comprises seven closely-connected modules which are delivered over 46 teaching weeks, which will gradually increase the student’s knowledge and skills that will be required to demonstrate when seeking employment. The course content aims to this programme is to develop collaborative Healthcare Assistants who can provide advanced person-centred care and support to people with a range of complex conditions, and have the leadership capabilities and technical skills to lead care teams in healthcare work environments.
Graduates of this programme will be able to:
The programme runs overs 46 weeks in 2 semesters of 23 weeks each. You must achieve 120 credits from 7 modules. You must successfully complete all 7 modules to graduate.
Research and analyse different service delivery approaches and models used in New Zealand’s healthcare sector.
Discuss risk prioritisation strategies and their implications for applying effective organisational health and safety practices in a healthcare setting.
Investigate and discuss the impact of organisational service performance and professional competency on quality health care service provision in a healthcare setting.
Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to develop person-centred risk management plans for recipients of care with complex needs in a healthcare setting.
Apply clinical knowledge and skills, and carry out delegated care duties and clinical routine tasks in a healthcare setting.
Apply infection prevention measures and promote health and safety practices in a healthcare setting.
Apply effective communication skills and techniques to communicate complex information in a healthcare setting.
In order to be accepted as a student for this programme:
All students must provide evidence of holding the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) or an equivalent qualification, or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors.
Domestic students must:
International students must:
Intakes for 2023 :
12 June 2023, 4 September 2023, & 13 November 2023
Domestic Tuition Fee- $8,400 + Resource & Admin Fees*
International Tuition Fee- $18,400 + Resource & Admin Fees*
*TS & Cs apply