Candidates are required to have gained an undergraduate degree in Health or Social Practice or related discipline. Candidates who do not hold these qualifications may be able to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate best practice in Health and Social Practice.
Candidates whose first language is neither English nor Maori are required to have a score of 7.0 or better in all bands of the International English Language Test Score (IELTS),or equivalent and will be required to demonstrate through a portfolio the likelihood of being able to successfully achieve the programme learning outcomes.
As part of the selection process all candidates will be required to complete a professional disclosure form and supply the names and contact details o f two professional referees. There may be the requirement to attend an individual interview.
Candidates are required to have a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in their professional field of practice (or the equivalent as approved by the selection committee). This is in recognition of the requirement to have consolidated and developed their own practice to a level sufficient to embark in the role of supervisor of others.