Private Training EstablishmentAuckland Institute of Studies
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New Zealand has an ageing population meaning this is a growth industry which has an increasing need for workers to provide care and support services for the older person, the sick and those recovering from injury or operations.
Develop your knowledge and interpersonal skills to become part of the Health Care sector.
Health Assistance Strand
Work as a healthcare assistant to support and care for people in private homes, hospitals, general practices or rest homes in a range of contexts including acute care, primary care, aged residential care and other therapeutic programmes. There will be an element of online learning as well as a face-to-face component. The practical assessments will be undertaken on-site and in placement.
There is a high demand for health care assistants.
The health care, aged care and community and disability sector will need 16,000 extra workers by 2021, according to the Industry Training Federation.
The programme comprises six courses:
Note: If you are 20 years of age or over and do not hold the minimum entry requirements you may be eligible to be enrolled where your previous educational, work or life experience indicates you have a reasonable likelihood of success. This will be determined through an interview prior to enrolment.
English Language (for international students)