Waikato Trades Academy - Certificate in Social and Community Services
This programme will give you an introduction into the areas of Health, Early Childhood Education and Social and Community Services. You will learn about health topics such as the rights of clients, the role of support workers and infection control. The community services modules will cover support services and community development, while the early childhood education modules will cover the promotion of child health and wellbeing. The practical components to this programme will enable you to participate in community field trips and industry-relevant activities.
The Social and Community Services sector is continuously growing, and the roles within this sector are essential for community well-being. This Vocational Pathway will lead into opportunities that are people focused, where good communication is essential in dealing with people from all walks of life. Employment opportunities include Community Services, Health and Healthcare services, Whā nau Ora, Education, Emergency Services and Protection, and Civil Defence Services.
Certificate in Social and Community Services Level 2 (Year one at WTA)
Vocational pathway: Social and Community Services
Programme modules: Health, Community Services
NCEA level: Level 2
Number of credits: 24
Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with their normal school work.
Duration of programme: 1 year, February to November
Programme structure: 1 day per week (8.30am - 3pm) during the school term
Location: City Campus, Hamilton
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and if applicable covered by WTA
Further details: www.youthguarantee.net.nz
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your Careers Advisor.
|23686||Demonstrate knowledge of a consumer's rights in a health or disability setting||3||2||1|
|20826||Demonstrate knowledge of the role of infection control requirements in a health or disability setting||4||2||3|
|18763||Describe the process of community development as a participant||3||2||3|
|1827||Identify support services and resources within the community||8||2||2|
|23452||Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or well-being setting||5||2||3|
|23451||Describe the role of a support worker in a health or disability setting||3||2||5|
|29852||Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development||1||2||4|
|8545||Describe factors contributing to and consequences of crime||5||2||3|
|Total NZQA Credits||24|