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Social & 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.

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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, Whanau 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 Commmunity Services

Programme Modules: Health, Community Services

NCEA Level: Level 2

Number of Credits: 26

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 - 3:00pm) 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​

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Unit StandardTitleCreditLevelVersion
23686Demonstrate knowledge of a consumer's rights in a health or disability setting123
23452Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or well-being setting325
23451Demonstrate knowledge of the role of a support worker in a health or disability setting523
20826Demonstrate knowledge of infection control requirements in a health or disability setting324
18763Describe the process of community development as a participant323
10024Demonstrate knowledge of promoting the health and wellbeing of children in an ECE service326
10021Describe the basic needs of children in an ECE service326
8545Describe factors contributing to and consequences of crime325
01827Identify support services and resources within the community228
 Total NZQA Credits26  

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