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Introduction to Supervision (Level 7)


Course details

  • Jul 2020
    Aug 2020
    Sep 2020
  • 12 weeks
  • Part-time
  • $797
  • Level 7
  • Hamilton City Campus

2020 workshops will be held on:

  • 31 July 2020
  • 7 August 2020
  • 14 August 2020
  • 18 September 2020


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 & 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.

Don't meet the entry criteria?


Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

2020 workshops will be held on:

  • 31 July 2020
  • 7 August 2020
  • 14 August 2020
  • 18 September 2020

Welcome information will be emailed to all enrolled students approximately 2 – 4 weeks prior to the first workshop day or start of their online course.

Please read the information below about your first day.

What you will need

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Campus maps can be found here.

Parking and bus information

Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking and find out about discounted bus services here.

Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Additional information


Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

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Prospectus (course guide)

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