Qualification and programme overview
This qualification is delivered as an apprenticeship that is well-supported and resourced with a team of Apprenticeship Advisors providing pastoral care and support.
The Community Health Work strand enables apprentices to develop and demonstrate the skills they need to work alongside people, family and whānau to support autonomy by
using tools and strategies to promote self-management of health and wellbeing.
The programme includes developing and/or recognising the following competencies in your staff:
- Engaging and communicating with people, family and/or whānau who are accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity,
experiences and self-knowledge.
- Contributing to identifying intended outcomes and barriers.
- Encouraging social inclusion and community participation.
- Contributing in the community to wider health and wellbeing outcomes.
- Demonstrating a knowledge of kawa and tikanga and the ability to relate the unique place Māori have as tangata whenua in Aotearoa in their role.
- Understanding New Zealand’s health and wellbeing challenges and the impact on their role.
- Displaying self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in the workplace.
How is this programme delivered?
This Careerforce apprenticeship is a well supported, workplace training programme. Whilst the learning at this level is self directed, a team of dedicated Apprenticeship Advisors provide pastoral care and support.
Funding to support your business
Employers may also qualify for the Apprenticeship Boost which provides a wage subsidy for new and existing apprentices in their first two years of training, encouraging employers to retain their current apprentices, and to take on new apprentices. Find out more
Do you need more information?
Visit our Apprenticeship pages to learn more about health and wellbeing apprenticeships.