New Zealand Diploma in Whānau Ora (Level 5)

Programme details

Code NZ2879
Level 5
Credits 120
Duration 1 year
IntakesSemester 1
Intakes information

August intake available at Windermere Campus only.

Study options Full-time, Part-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
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Programme aim

Do you want to work with Māori and whānau in the development of a whānau-centred approach that supports whānau wellbeing? Then this programme is for you.

Gain in-depth knowledge, skills and experiences in mātauranga Māori wellbeing approaches for whānau ora contexts.

Career opportunities

Māori Research Assistant, Junior Analyst Māori Health,Māori Health Advisor/Advocate, Workplace Relations Advisor, Community Worker, Māori Health Environment Assistant, Customs Officer, Māori Health Programme Developer

Award information

To achieve the award of the New Zealand Diploma in Whānau Ora (Level 5) qualification, students must pass a total of 120 compulsory credits.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply the principles and practice of communication and relationships strategies to advance whanaungatanga.
  • Analyse the delivery of whānau-centred services to establish the quality and value of services as an expression of te pono me te tika and pukengatanga.
  • Implement and evaluate a whānau ora plan to advance the wellbeing of Māori and whānau as an expression of kaitiakitanga and manaakitanga.
  • Critically reflect on self and the performance of others as an expression of whakamana and rangatiratanga.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

  • 17 years of age or over;
  • New Zealand citizens, permanent residents or have the requisite visa for study purposes; and
  • Able to demonstrate adequate literacy and/or numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic and health and safety requirements of the programme/course on which they enrol.

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Compulsory courses

Course Code

Course Title

Planned Delivery

Level

Credits

SSSW.5104

Te Pū: Foundations of Treaty-based Practice

Semester 1, 2017

5

15

SSSW.5110

Introduction to Social Work

Semester 1, 2017

5

15

SSSW.5112

Effective Communication in Social Work

Semester 1, 2017

5

15

TREO.5300

Te Atapō

Semester 1, 2017

5

15

SSSW.5113

Introduction to Psychology

Semester 2, 2017

5

15

SSSW.5114

Introduction to Sociology

Semester 2, 2017

5

15

SSSW.5111

Introduction to Human Development for Social Work Practice

Semester 2, 2017

5

15

TREO.5301

Te Atatū

Semester 2, 2017

5

15

Page last updated: 30 Sep 2017