Wintec – Te Kuiti
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Foundation Skills) (Level 2) Programme Code: Credits: Level: Effective Date:
Wintec: TK1001 43 2 June 2010
These regulations should be read in conjunction with the Institute’s Academic Regulations, Clause 2 General Programme Regulations and the relevant NZQA requirements. 1.
Admission and Entry 1.1. There is open entry to this programme but candidates may be required to demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success. 1.2 Candidates whose first language is neither English nor Maori will be required to have an IELTS score of 5.5 or above in all bands, or the equivalent as deemed by the Head of School or designated nominee. 1.3. Candidates may be required to attend an interview and selection process and if accepted on the programme will complete a “Consent to Disclosure of Information” form. Candidates should be aware that some types of criminal conviction may prevent them from accessing clients and/or workplace experience, and completing the programme. 1.4. Candidates are required in their applications to indicate whether they have any physical or mental condition that could affect their training. Candidates should be aware that some types of physical or mental conditions may prevent them from participating in physical elements of the programme and/or work experience placements. 1.5 It is recommended that candidates hold a current NZ first aid certificate or are credited with the first aid standards Unit 6400, Manage first aid in emergency situations; Unit 6401, Provide first aid; and Unit 6402, Provide resuscitation level 2.
Programme Requirements 2.1. Every candidate for the National Certificate in Community Support Services (Foundation Skills) (Level 2) shall to the satisfaction of the Academic Board follow a programme of study for a period of normally not less than 13 weeks of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study. 2.2. Each candidate’s programme of study shall comprise all modules listed in Section 6 totalling 43 credits.
Completion of the Programme A candidate may take up to 2 years to complete this programme unless an extension is granted by special permission of the Head of School or designated equivalent.
Assessment Assessment in this programme is competency based; therefore, aegrotat consideration is not available.
Award of the Qualification Candidates who successfully complete the requirements in sections 2.1 and 2.2 will receive the award of the National Certificate in Community Support Services (Foundation Skills) (Level 2).
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Schedule of Modules â€“ all to be completed
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NQF Unit Level
Rights and Responsibilities
Equipment and People
Safety and Security
Looking after me
Describe a safe work environment
Apply a Service Delivery Plan
Well being and quality of life