Qualification and programme overview

This is an ideal induction programme to develop entry-level skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred support in the health and wellbeing sectors (including: health, home and community, aged support, disability support and social services).

The programme includes developing and/or recognising the following competencies in your staff:

  • Performing entry-level, person-centred tasks and functions in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Describing the role of a support worker and a person’s rights.
  • Recognising and reporting risks and/or changes in a person’s health and wellbeing.
  • Maintaining a safe a secure environment for people.
  • Interacting with others to support a person’s health or wellbeing.
  • Identifying the impact of culture on support in a health and wellbeing setting.

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To enrol in the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2), please call 0800 277 486, email: or speak to your local Careerforce Workplace Advisor

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Level 2

Ideal for

  • New or potential entrants into the health and wellbeing sectors, or those re-entering the workforce.
  • Support Care Workers.
  • Home Aides.
  • Hospital Orderlies.
  • Home Care Support Workers.
  • Health Care Assistants.
  • Health Assistants.

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Aged Care
  • Disability Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Home & Community Support
  • Social Services
  • 40 - 41 Credits
  • 7 months
  • $200 (inc GST)