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Careerforce has been assigned as the qualification developer for the New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supporter Learners (Level 1). Careerforce is currently not offering a programme that leads to this qualification.

Please refer to this list of providers who deliver this qualification.

List of programme providers                                                            

 

Who is this for

Learners who require specialised support who want to improve their self-management skills to gain employment or further their studies.

Qualification overview

This qualification is an entry level qualification for people who require specialised support with their learning. They are people with learning disabilities, including those with an intellectual disability.

Graduates will be able to self-manage participation in social, cultural, family/whanau and community contexts, with supervision and/or be encouraged to seek further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathway.

For programme developers and organisations delivering this qualification

Supported Learning unit standards were listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards in November 2015. To provide guidance and/or assistance for programme developers and organisations, these unit standards were reviewed and aligned to outcomes of the New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1) with an optional strand in Skills for Working [Ref: 2853]

Unit standards may be incorporated into programmes of study and used to provide assessment evidence towards the achievement of qualification outcomes. They may be used to assess parts or all of the qualification outcomes.

The direct relationship between the qualification outcomes and the relevant unit standards can be found in Unit standards for: New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1) with an optional strand in Skills for Working [Ref: 2853] (PDF, 22KB).

Please refer to the following unit standard matrix.

Standards mapped to the NZ Certificate in Skills for Living

 

Contact

Please direct questions around the Unit Standards to NZQA at NQS@nzqa.govt.nz.

Level 1

Ideal for

This programme is ideal for learners who require specialised support who want to improve their self-management skills to gain employment or further their studies.

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Disability Support
  • 55 - 75 Credits
  • POA