Practice Pathway overview

Programmes and study path

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
PROGRAMMELEVELDURATIONCAREER OPTIONS
Certificate in Employment and Community Skills1Full-time for 32 weeks. Part-time study options available.Career opportunities will be developed individually, focusing on your individual preferences and strengths.
New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living and Working1Full-time for two yearsCareer opportunities will be developed individually, focusing on your individual preferences and strengths.
National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support4Full-time for 40 weeksMental health and addiction support worker, District Health Board (DHB) mental health and addiction support services including mobile teams, maternal mental health, Kaupapa Maori Services, Pacific Services and Forensic Services, Residential carer: adult, maternal mental health and youth, Employment services
Bachelor of Health and Social Development (Diversional Therapy)7February: full-time for three years
July: full-time for three and a half years
Part-time options available (8 years)
Diversional therapist, Rehabilitation specialist, Community Centre support worker, Activities co-ordinator/officer, Rest home service manager, Volunteer co-ordinator or team leader
Bachelor of Health and Social Development (Health Promotion)7Full-time for three years or part-time options availableFamily support worker, Health promoter, Population health advisor, Community health worker, Whanau ora navigator
Bachelor of Health and Social Development (Youth Development)7Full-time for three years or part-time options availableYouth centre manager, Youth Care facilities, Youth justice facilities, Community youth worker, Maori and Pasifika youth development services, Specialised youth development services, Youth Transitions
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Health Science)8Domestic students: Full-time for one year or part-time options available. Not open to international students.Advanced practitioner, Clinical teacher, Healthcare professional, Healthcare team leader, Hospital manager
Master of Applied Practice (Health Science)9Domestic students: Full-time for 18 months or part-time for two to six years. Not open to international students.Advanced practitioner, Clinical teacher, Healthcare professional, Healthcare team leader, Hospital manager

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