Below is a list of National Certificate care and support qualifications mapped to current New Zealand Health and Wellbeing Certificates (levels 2, 3, & 4) for pay equity purposes.

If you have a National Certificate or a National Diploma from a registered education provider, with the exact same name as the one developed by Careerforce, this is the same qualification.

Previous relevant qualification New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Equivalent
Name NZQA Level Developer   Level
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Foundation Skills) 2 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 2
National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support (Foundation Skills) 2 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 2
Certificate in Health Care Assistance 2 Eastern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 2
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support (Core Competencies) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Human Services) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Intellectual Disability) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support (Health Assistants) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (Community) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (Residential) 3 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Certificate in Aged Care 3 Regent International Group New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
BEST Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) 3 BEST Pacific Institute of Education Limited New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Certificate in Community Support (Level 3) 3 Wellington Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Ames Certificate in support of the Older Person 3 Ames Group New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support (Senior Support) 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
National Certificate in Brain Injury Support 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Rehabilitation Assistance) 4
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Disability Information Provision) 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
National Certificate in Human Services 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate for Health Care Assistants 4 Corporate Academy Group New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate for Health Care Assistants 4 Waikato Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Advanced Health Care Assistance 4 Eastern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Community Support Services (Care for the Older Person) 4 Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Health Care Assistant 4 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Human Services 4 Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Health Studies 4 Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Health Studies 4 AGI Education Limited New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate in Community Skills 4 Unitec Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
MIT Certificate in Community Health Work 4 Manukau Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Certificate for Health Support Assistants 4 Manukau Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 2
MIT Certificate in Pacific Community Health Work 4 Manukau Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
National Certificate in Ambulance (Patient Care and Transport) 4 EMQUAL (Skills Org) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support 4 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
National Diploma in Ambulance Practice 5 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Health Care Studies 5 AGI Education Limited New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Health and Rehabilitation 7 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Rehabilitation Assistance) 4
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 7 Otago Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4

Last updated: 27 June 2017

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