The social services sector works with some of Aotearoa’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people providing support and advocacy for them. A snapshot of the social service workforce shows that there are over 30,000 social service workers and an estimated 2% of them have relevant qualifications.

It is important to the future health and wellbeing of New Zealand that support workers in the social services sectors are skilled, qualified and providing quality support in our community.

Browse our New Zealand Qualifications.