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Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision

STARTS: March 2021
Madras Street
International Close Date: Received all year

Gain the expertise needed to supervise others effectively in professional contexts.

Professional supervision is critical in managing and ensuring continuous improvement in service delivery and employee effectiveness and satisfaction. The need for professional oversight is forecast to increase in line with increased risk and compliance factors across a range of sectors.

Created for professionals working in the health, social service and related sectors, this one-year, part-time programme uses a blended delivery method including a series of two-day, face-to-face classes on campus and online activities. It's delivered in two, 30-credit courses designed to be studied sequentially. In the first course (Foundations of Supervision) you'll examine the theoretical underpinnings and models for the application of skills in supervisory practice. In the second course (Developing Supervision Practice) you'll apply the theoretical knowledge and supervision skills to your own supervisory practice.

NB: To undertake this programme you must be able to organise practice in the role of supervisor.

Part-time up to 2 years.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$3,060 - $3,360 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$12,640 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$3,150 - $3,550 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$13,020 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021

An undergraduate degree

In addition you need to:

practice in the role of supervisor and/or have access to appropriate colleagues with whom to arrange this practice experience.

  • have two years' work experience relevant to professional supervision/preceptorship or equivalent
  • provide two referee reports

If you do not hold a Bachelor's degree you may:

  • provide evidence of having completed a professional qualification;
  • and provide evidence of successful completion of a qualification or programme of study which is equivalent to those of first degree graduates, through the submission of a portfolio of evidence.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 6.5 Academic

  • 6.0 Listening
  • 6.0 Reading
  • 6.0 Writing
  • 6.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme you can become an external supervisor in private practice, a senior practitioner in professional or multi/interdisciplinary settings, or move into professional management or human resources management.

Study pathways

As a graduate of this programme you can seek entry into Master's-level study, including the Master of Health Science at Ara.

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision

PART-TIME - 19 Weeks

Gain the expertise needed to supervise others effectively in professional contexts.

Information
Type Postgraduate
Code CH4066
Next Starts March 2021
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date Received all year
Credits 60
Level 8
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised on enrolment
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH4066-STRU

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$3,060 - $3,360 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$12,640 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$3,150 - $3,550 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
International costs
$13,020 per year
International Levy
$261.50
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Additional Entry Requirements

In addition you need to:

practice in the role of supervisor and/or have access to appropriate colleagues with whom to arrange this practice experience.

  • have two years' work experience relevant to professional supervision/preceptorship or equivalent
  • provide two referee reports

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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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