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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3)
- Health Assistance Strand

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Duration: 18 weeks |  Level: 3   |  Credits: 70  |  Work experience: 100 hours

This programme enables learners to gain valuable skills and knowledge required to provide culturally appropriate person-centred support in health or wellbeing setting.


What you will learn:

  • Provide culturally appropriate, inclusive person-centred care under the supervision of a health professional

  • Communicate effectively to foster positive relationships and appreciate diversity

  • Recognise and respond to signs of change, vulnerability or abuse

  • Understand relevant legislation, regulations and codes to provide ethical and professional healthcare

Achieving this qualification will help you to:

  • Develop your career in a range of healthcare settings, including home-based care

  • Find employment in a support role such as a healthcare assistant in a range of contexts including aged care, disability and other support services

  • Learn more to earn more – achieving qualifications can help you get to that next step

  • Entry criteria
    Academic entry Applicants must demonstrate potential to study at Level 4 with adequate literacy and numeracy skills. Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old to commence the programme. All applicants must meet the requirements of the Children’s Act 2014 and its subsequent amendments, including: Providing verified identification. Providing evidence of previous education and work history in the selection process. Providing at least one written reference. Succeeding in a personal visual interview. Attaining a New Zealand Police vetting report. Arise Academy undertakes a risk assessment in accordance with the Children’s Act 2014 including the above information in order to select the applicants for the program. English language entry All applicants must provide evidence of meeting English language requirements according to Rule 18 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2021.
  • Fees
    For information about programme fees contact us.
  • Courses
    E401 - Your Role as a Home-based Educator E402 - Being Culturally Inclusive E403 - Development and Learning in a Home-based Setting E404 - Learning through Play Total credits: 60
  • Pathways
    Achieving this qualification will help you to: Meet the licensing requirements for home-based educators Be a more informed practice-based carer/educator of mokopuna/children Work in a home-based care and education service Open your own home-based service
  • Study dates
    Flexible monthly start dates

Get in touch

Not sure which programme is for you? That’s why we’re here.
Get in touch to talk to our enrolments team now.

021 395 901

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