Foundation Skills in Health & Wellbeing2023-11-13T11:44:57+13:00


Get started on your journey to a career in health & wellbeing

NZ Certificate Level 2 – 60 Credits

This introductory course provides a pathway into further study or entry-level jobs in health and wellbeing.

Ongoing mentoring and support are available from our expert team.

Key Information

Start date: 2024 enrolments are now open! Our courses start throughout the year, please enquire for the most convenient date for you.

Duration: Half year (20 weeks)

Credits: 60

Entry requirement: Learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age for acceptance on this programme.


This programme is free to eligible students.

Course Topics

Course one – Pathways and Goals (10 weeks)

Course two – Projects (10 weeks)

Teaching Styles

This practical programme will keep you focused and engaged through:

  • Loads of practical tasks and activities
  • Role plays and case studies
  • Guest speakers

How will OCA support me?

  • Unique programme tailored to Pasifika students
  • Learn in a culturally responsive and inclusive environment
  • Ongoing guidance and mentoring – even once you’re working
  • Wrap-around support
  • Easy access to health and social services through The Fono

What will I walk away with?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Health and Wellbeing) Level 2
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