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Introduction to Supervision (Level 7)


Course details

  • 12 weeks
  • Part-time
  • $918*
  • Level 7
  • Hamilton City Campus

Course intakes begin in July. Please contact about start dates.


    The Introduction to Supervision (health and social practice) programme explores the nature of supervision, the core processes within supervision, and the professional and organisational context of supervision. It will prepare students to be able to establish a supervisory relationship and to understand the nature and intention of contracting within supervision. Students will develop the skills and knowledge to apply a model of supervision which structures the stages of a supervision session.

    On completion of the course, past participants have related they feel confident and equipped for the role of supervisor.

    View programme modules

    Module Code Module Name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
    SDCS700Introductory Supervision715  

    Application Process

    At this time online application is not available for this course.

    To apply for this course, please fill out the form below and return it to the Student Enrolment and Information Centre​.


    Entry criteria

    Candidates are required to have gained:

    • an undergraduate degree assessed as relevant by the Team Manager, or
    • a qualification approved as equivalent by the Team Manager.

    Candidates whose first language is neither English nor Māori are required to have a score of 7 or better in all bands of the International English Language Test Score (IELTS), or equivalent and will be required to demonstrate the likelihood of being able to successfully achieve programme learning outcomes.

    All candidates are required to supply the names and contact details of two professional referees.

    Candidates may be required to attend an individual interview.

    Where modules require a practice component candidates are required to be employed or working in a position that will allow them to engage in relevant professional practice

    Specific requirements such as current nursing registration may apply to individual programme modules.

    Candidates must be employed or working in a position that will allow them to engage in supervision.

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    Your first day

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    Welcome information will be emailed to you approximately 2–4 weeks before the first workshop day or the start of your online course.

    Please also read the information below for details about your first day.

    What you will need

    Timetable information

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    He reo pōwhiri, your official welcome to Wintec

    Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.

    You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.

    Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.

    Paying for your study

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    Purchasing textbooks

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