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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: WTA008

Programme modules: Health, Community Services

NCEA level: Level 2

Number of credits: 25

Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with their normal school work.

Duration of programme: 31 weeks

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:​

Contacts: You must enrol through your school. Please see your careers advisor​.

Programme content

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCreditsWintec code
1827Identify support services and resources within the community
18763Describe the process of community development as a participant
20826Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing setting
23451Describe the role of a support worker in a health or wellbeing setting525EF23451
23686Describe a person's rights in a health or wellbeing setting522FO23686
8545Describe factors contributing to, and consequences of, crime623FO08545
27299Describe benefits of participation in recreation in the local community
29857Describe patterns of development and learning for young mokopuna/children225EF29857
 Total NZQA Credits  25 

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