Healthcare Level 2 aims to provide people without formal qualifications or healthcare-related work experience with entry-level training, to develop fundamental client-centred skills and knowledge needed for healthcare support roles.
The Health and Wellbeing Level 2 programme develops graduates to:
The NZQA states that one credit generally equates to approximately 10 learning hours. Trainees should plan their learning commitments as follows:
|Learning component||Expected Time commitment||Hours|
|Tutor Contact hours||6 hours per week||102|
|Workplace learning||13 hours per week (minimum recommended)||221|
|Tutor directed hours||Approx. 5 hours per week (minimum recommended)||85|
There are no academic requirements for admission to the Health and Wellbeing, Level 2 programme.
Note: Employees and volunteers (includes work experience placements) may be required to undergo initial and ongoing checks to ensure they are a fit and proper person to provide support in the health and wellbeing sectors.
Unit standards are assessed in each module. Assessment will take place throughout the duration of the programme. Assessment methods include:
Work placement is a requirement of this programme therefore it is preferred that you are currently employed in a support worker/care giver role (see Learning Commitment). If you are not already employed, a work placement agreement will need to be arranged. It may be possible to complete the qualification through work placement at Maida Vale Retirement Village. For further information please contact the Training Coordinator on 06 755 0558 ext 905.
You may have already gained knowledge and practical skills that could be recognised and credited towards your study. These may have been gained through:
You may be able to seek recognition of prior learning (RPL), credit transfer (CT), cross credit (CC) or recognition of current competencies (RCC).
If you believe you are eligible to have your prior learning recognised, please contact the Learning Centre on 06 755 0558 ext 900.