Extend your Level 3 training with the Level 4 qualification
This course is delivered from the following site:
- HLC Levin Campus
This qualification is delivered in partnership with UCOL and is designed to give you more experience in the Caregiving area.
It is designed for senior support workers in residential and home and community roles.
- Supporting complex needs
- Palliative care
- Advanced dementia care
- Leading a team on the night shifts
The qualification will cover the valuable dementia training modules
On successful completion of the course students will receive:
- NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Worker Strand) Level 4
16 July 2018 - 14 December 2018
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
Level 3 Health and Wellbeing Qualification or an equivalent qualification or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors.
Where to from here?
As New Zealand's aged population grows, employment opportunities in residential facilities and in the community are increasing significantly.
This certificate meets the needs of new legislation requiring workers in care roles to be qualified and accredited.
If you graduate with the Health Assistance strand, you can work as a healthcare assistant in areas such as acute care, primary care, aged residential care and therapeutic programmes.
If you graduate with the Support Work strand you may be employed in a range of community roles supporting the elderly or people with disabilities to maximise their independence.