ProgrammeFull time - 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2017)
|Social and Community Services Vocational Pathway (Community Health and Support CTC)||Please Enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Madras Street|
Vocational PathwaysSocial & Community
For more information visityouthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways
Canterbury Tertiary College (CTC) is a partnership between secondary schools and tertiary education providers. It's a different way of learning where you complete your NCEA studies at secondary school and start working towards a tertiary qualification.
Get prepared for an interesting and dynamic career in the health sector.
This programme prepares you for employment in the health and disability and human services sector. You'll learn about the structure and role of health and disability, social services and the police in New Zealand.
You'll also gain a basic understanding of law making processes and some practical skills and knowledge about caring for others and improving their wellbeing.
You will be awarded the NZQF credits for this programme.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident are between 16 to 19 years old, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
To apply for this programme please
- Complete an application form
The health sector is enormously diverse. Careers stemming from this course include caregiver, enrolled nurse, mental health support worker or social worker.
On completion of this programme you'll have the opportunity to pursue further training with the Diploma in Enrolled Nursing, National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support, the Certificate in Human Services, or the Certificate in Pre Health and Science.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits|
|12355||Describe stress and ways of dealing with it||5||3||3|
|9677||Participate in a team or group which has an objective||9||3||3|
|7124||Demonstrate knowledge of one-to-one negotiation||5||2||2|
|23452||Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or wellbeing setting||5||3||3|
|20830||Maintain a safe and secure environment in a health or disability setting||4||5||5|
|20826||Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing setting||4||3||3|
|4247||Describe general characteristics of peoples in NZ||5||2||2|
|1827||Identify support services and resources within the community||8||2||2|
|23451||Describe the role of a support worker in a health or wellbeing setting||3||5||5|
|23686||Describe a person’s rights in a health or wellbeing setting||3||1||1|
|8545||Describe factors contributing to, and consequences of, crime||5||3||3|
|27848||Explain a law making process||1||4||4|
|4259||Describe the role of the New Zealand Police and the services it provides in the community||5||2||2|
|3492||Write a short report||6||3||3|