Institute of Technology or PolytechnicAra Institute of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected July 2022
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Help individuals in mental health and addiction settings to recover and build resilience.
This programme is designed to equip you to work effectively as an addiction and mental health support worker in the health and wellbeing sector.
You'll acquire the skills required to support individuals to recover and build resilience, and learn how to engage and communicate with people in a way that respects their socio-cultural identity. During the programme you’ll also develop your capabilities in the areas of self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership.
As part of your studies, you’ll undertake 200 hours of workplace practice, giving you hands-on experience in addiction and mental health settings that will prepare you well for employment.