Study and Employment Pathway (Health and Wellbeing)

2024 Enrolments are now open!

Our courses start throughout the year, please enquire for the most convenient intake date for you.

Next intake:

  • Enrolling now for July 2024

Fees FREE* training:

This programme is fees free* to eligible students. Contact our team now to find out!

Prepare for a meaningful career in health & wellbeing

NZ Certificate Level 3 – 60 credits

The programme develops an understanding of the contemporary heath and wellbeing workplace. You will explore the different roles, responsibilities and a variety of health and wellbeing services. You will, with guidance research a health and wellbeing issue and discuss the research with your peers.

It is relevant to entry-level employment and is linked to continuing educational and vocational training available in the health and wellbeing sector for learners who wish to establish a health and wellbeing career.

Duration and study options:

  • Full time study (20 weeks)
  • Part time study (40 weeks)

Credits: 60

Entry requirement:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • May be a school leaver
  • A New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Residence

Course topics:

  • Course one – Pathways planning
  • Course two – Workplace planning
  • Course three – Projects planning

Teaching style:

This practical programme will keep you focused and engaged through:

  • Loads of activities and experiential learning
  • Role plays and case studies
  • Guest speakers

What will I learn?

  • Work effectively as an individual and a team-member to achieve goals
  • Develop plans for study and employment
  • Problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Health and Wellbeing in action in the community

How will OCA support me?

  • Unique programme tailored to your learning style
  • Learn in a culturally responsive and inclusive environment
  • Ongoing guidance and mentoring – even once you’re working
  • Wrap-around Whānau Ora support
  • Easier access to The Fono services

What will I walk away with?

  • A Level 3 NZQA-accredited qualification recognised by health and wellbeing employers
  • Transferable skills that will get you ahead in the health and wellbeing sector
  • You’ll be work-ready; get a job as a healthcare support worker

Course Tutor

John Hancox
John HancoxLevel 3 Health & Wellbeing Tutor