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Vocational Pathway - Social and Community Services Sector (NCEA Level 2)

About the programme

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.

Vocational pathway: Social and Community Services

Programme code: YP1506

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: 32 weeks, 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​

Please note this programme is pending external approval.

Programme content

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCreditsWintec code
1827Identify support services and resources within the community
822FO01827
18763Describe the process of community development as a participant
323FO18763
20826Demonstrate knowledge of infection control requirements in a health or disability setting
423FO20826
23451Demonstrate knowledge of the role of a support worker in a health or disability setting325EF23451
23686Demonstrate knowledge of a consumer's rights in a health or disability setting321FO23686
8545Describe factors contributing to, and consequences of, crime523FO08545
27299Describe benefits of participation in recreation in the local community
122EF27299
29857Describe patterns of development and learning for young children125EF29857
 Total NZQA Credits  24 

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