This micro-credential is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to respond to people who are vulnerable due to social issues, condition or impairment in the health or wellbeing context in Aotearoa New Zealand, by applying the principles of Enabling Good Lives.
- The ability to understand what a good life is, and the Enabling Good Lives approach.
- The ability to understand common physical and psychological disabilities.
- The ability to understand the impact of vulnerability on the persons’ health and wellbeing.
- The ability to understand impacts of social issues and situations on the person to reach their personal goals and aspirations.
- The ability to understand supports available and the processes involved to respond to the person in a way for them to reach their personal goals and aspirations.
- Being able to effectively communicate and respond with a person to reach their personal goals and aspirations.
- Being able to effectively a personal plan with a person to reach their personal goals or aspirations.
Completion of this micro-credential may contribute to the achievement of our New Zealand Apprenticeship in Disability Support.
Learners need to be working in a relevant disability support sector that enables them to meet all micro-credential outcomes. Learners are also required to have reasonable computer literacy as micro-credential assessments are only offered online (via Aka Toi).
Learning and Assessment Resources
Learning and assessments will be completed via Careerforce’s online learning platform, Aka Toi.