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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 Apprenticeship in Social and Community Services gives your staff the skills they need to work alongside people, family and whānau and apply a person-centred approach to
their 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.

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Contact

To enrol in the Apprenticeship in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) (Social and Community Services) Community Health Work strand , please call 0800 277 486, email: info@careerforce.org.nz or speak to your local Careerforce Workplace Advisor

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Level 4

Ideal for

  • Field Officers
  • Health and/or Wellbeing Coaches and Community Health Workers

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Aged Care
  • Home & Community Support
  • Social Services
  • 120 Credits
  • 18 months
  • $2000 (inc GST)