Page 1


School of

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT This school offers programmes in counselling, mental health, social services, social work and supervision.

Be the difference.

Qualifications Authority, for which you must successfully complete every NZQA unit in the programme. Application and payment of relevant fees to NZQA is required.


One year full-time, part-time study available Where City Campus, Hamilton Applications Close 30 November (late applications may be considered)

Starts Fee Guideline

February $4379 +$25

Are you looking for a career in the social services field? The Certificate in Social Services (Level 4) will give you a broad base of skills and knowledge for employment in this expanding industry.

Programme staff can advise you on studying this programme part-time over two to five years. GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

This programme includes basic counselling and group work skills, knowledge of New Zealand law and the Treaty of Waitangi, and broader social and political issues. Basic Te Reo and tikanga as it applies to social services is also included.

The Certificate in Social Services (Level 4) may lead to employment in the area of direct social services client support work. It is also a foundation programme that can lead to further study in the social services field in areas such as social work, community work, family / wha-nau support work and youth support work.

This is an excellent introductory qualification that can start your career in the social services and also lead to further study in this field.



• • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Personal and Professional Development Te Tiriti, Te Reo, me NgaWhanaungatanga Introduction to Social Services Communication Skills Working in Groups Social Service Agencies Purapura Social Science Research Law and the Social Services Cultural Responsiveness Social and Political Issues Responding to Violence and Abuse A Case Study of your interest Starting Practice

There are two awards to this qualification: • Certificate in Social Services (Level 4), awarded by Wintec, for which you must successfully complete all 14 modules. • National Certificate in Social Services, awarded by the New Zealand

• •

12 credits at NCEA Level 1 in English, or Equivalent qualification.

Candidates are required to indicate whether they have been convicted of a criminal offence as some types of criminal conviction may limit the ability to secure practicum placements and therefore complete the programme. Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment. ENQUIRIES To enrol contact our Student Enrolment and Information Centre on 0800 2 wintec (0800 2 946832) or online at contact.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the content of this flyer is correct at the time of printing. The fee guideline is applicable to NZ citizens and permanent residents. Reorder WT0021/0905