Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Skill New Zealand


Skill New Zealand

Back to course results View more courses from Skill New Zealand

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) Community Facilitation Strand (Level 4)

Key information

Level of study:
Tuition fees:
124 Credits
Start date: To be confirmed
Polyethnic Institute of Studies
Course enquiry Shortlist shortlist loader
2 of 20 Your selection was not able to be shortlisted, please try again

Course details


This programme of study is for you if you want an integrated programme that teaches both in the classroom and in the workplace; providing students with opportunities to apply the theory, practices and techniques in a relevant healthcare work place.

This programme has been designed to engage students who have an expressed desire to pathway into vocational educational programmes of study in health and wellbeing and a pathway that leads to employment opportunities in the New Zealand healthcare sector or further study related to health and wellbeing.

There are courses that cover the health and wellbeing sector, cultural diversity, models of care, reflective practice in the health sector, collaborating with others, professional and safe practices; while supporting people to identify personal goals, address barriers and achieve positive outcomes including aspirations; teaching and learning supports students in gaining increased with confidence in community and/or employment for healthcare contexts.

Graduates of this qualification will benefit by gaining transferable knowledge and behavioural attributes valued in the healthcare sector and will be able to:

  • engage and communicate with people, family and/or whānau accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge

  • relate to the history of Māori as tangata whenua and knowledge of person-whānau interconnectedness to own role in a health and wellbeing setting

  • displaying self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in a health and wellbeing setting

  • actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation

  • relate the purpose and impact of own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector.

Graduates of the Community Facilitation strand will be able to:

work alongside people, family and/or whānau in a community facilitation setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to identify goals, address barriers and achieve aspirations.

Employment Path

  • to work in entry level positions in the health and wellbeing sectors under broad guidance; graduates of the Community Facilitation strand will be employed in roles supporting people to identify and achieve their aspirations including disability support, diversional therapy, employment, housing and budget support and information provision.

Entry criteria

General Criteria:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Have a valid student visa

  • Enrolled full-time

Academic Criteria:

  • Hold a qualification in Healthcare or equivalent; or

  • Have a keen interest in Healthcare and successfully attend an interview

  • Have NZCEL Level 3 Applied; or

Health and Professional Criteria

All applicants are required to:

  • Must have a satisfactory report from Police Vetting System of their country of origin and must have a satisfactory report from the New Zealand Police Vetting System

  • Applicants must be able to communicate competently in English. International students or residents whose first language is neither English nor Maori must have a minimum overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0; NZCEL Level 3 (Applied) or completion of accepted international equivalents or equivalent evidence of English language proficiency as prescribed by Rule 18.


The listings provided on the StudyinNewZealand.govt.nz ("SINZ") website are for information and promotional purposes only. ENZ does not endorse any of the education providers listed, and the information, content and material provided in the listings is the sole responsibility of each education provider. This search is powered by Hotcourses.