ProgrammeFull time - 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2016)
|Social and Community Services Vocational Pathway (Community Health and Support YG)||Please Enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Madras Street|
Vocational PathwaysSocial & Community
For more information visityouthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways
Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practial skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.
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:
- A Youth Guarantee 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|
|26625||Actively participate in spoken interactions||1||4||4|
|26624||Read texts with understanding||1||3||3|
|26622||Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience||1||3||3|
|26627||Use measurement to solve problems||3||3||3|
|26626||Interpret statistical information for a purpose||3||3||3|
|26623||Use number to solve problems||3||4||4|
|91237||Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community||2||5||5|
|7117||Produce a plan to enhance own learning||5||2||2|
|1294||Be interviewed in a formal interview||6||2||2|
|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|
|20826||Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing setting||4||3||3|
|20830||Maintain a safe and secure environment in a health or disability setting||4||5||5|
|23452||Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or wellbeing setting||5||3||3|
|10791||Participate in an informal meeting||4||3||3|
|91327||Examine the role and significance of physical activity in the lives of young people in New Zealand||2||3||3|
|3492||Write a short report||6||3||3|
|23686||Describe a person’s rights in a health or wellbeing setting||3||1||1|
|23451||Describe the role of a support worker in a health or wellbeing setting||3||5||5|
|1827||Identify support services and resources within the community||8||2||2|
|91236||Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change||2||5||5|
|4247||Describe general characteristics of peoples in NZ||5||2||2|
|4259||Describe the role of the New Zealand Police and the services it provides in the community||5||2||2|
|27848||Explain a law making process||1||4||4|
|8545||Describe factors contributing to, and consequences of, crime||5||3||3|