This programme consists of 5 compulsory modules and 4 elective modules per strand which embeds 200 hours of workplace experience. Graduates of this programme will be able to: Engage and communicate with tangata, family and/or whanau accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge, apply knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to honour the history and context of Maori as tangata whenua and apply knowledge of person-whanau interconnectedness to own role in a health and wellbeing setting, demonstrate self-awareness, reflective practice, personal leadership and self-care in a health and wellbeing setting, actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation, use knowledge of the aims and purpose(s) of the wider health and wellbeing sectors to reflect on their impact on own role.
Graduates of the Disability Support strand will also be able to apply disability tools and strategies when working alongside tangata, family and/or whanau to support autonomy, identify goals and opportunities to overcome challenges to enable good lives.
Graduates of the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand will also be able to apply mental health and/or addiction tools and strategies when working alongside tangata, family and/or whanau to support autonomy, foster hope, and develop resilience.
Inquiry-based learning is the pedagogical model that underpins the person-centered and directed, goal-centered and strengths-based approaches for Health and Wellbeing teaching and learning for this programme as appropriate to the Learning Outcomes.
Our approach is also informed by Kaupapa Māori and appropriate Tagata Pasifika models of health and wellbeing/teaching and learning such as Ako, a Māori learning and teaching model when the teacher facilitates reciprocal teaching and learning to encourage learner competency.
17 Jul 2023 - 5 Jul 2024
21 Aug 2023 - 23 Aug 2024
9 Oct 2023 - 27 Sep 2024
6 Feb - 20 Dec 2024
11 Mar 2024 - 7 Mar 2025
29 Apr 2024 - 11 Apr 2025
4 Jun 2024 - 30 May 2025
21 Jul 2024 - 27 Jun 2025
26 Aug 2024 - 15 Aug 2025
14 Oct 2024 - 19 Sep 2025
3 Jul - 14 Jul 2023
25 Sep - 6 Oc 2023
14 Apr - 26 Apr 2024
7 Jul - 20 Jul 2024
30 Sep - 11 Nov 2024
18 Dec 2023 - 5 Feb 2024
23 Dec 2024 - 3 Feb 2025
• Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
• Paid part-time employment with Function Staff during your course.
• Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown’s employment team.
• A standard reference will be included at the end of your program.
Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following:
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