Health and Counselling Calendar

The dates below are provided as a guideline only and end dates may differ depending on your programme of study.
Please contact the Ask Me! Student Services Centre for specific course dates.
Orientation

For information about orientation please contact your School or Ask Me! Student Services.

2019 Dates
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Nursing and Health Studies
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Intake 1 Monday 18 February - Friday 22 June
Intake 2 Monday 29 July - Friday 30 November
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) strands Health Assistance or Support Work
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Intake 1 Monday 4 February - Friday 15 June
Intake 2 Monday 22 July - Friday 23 November
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Nursing Studies
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Intake 1 Monday 11 February - Friday 15 June
Intake 2 Monday 22 July - Friday 23 November
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strands in Community Healthwork, Mental Health and Addiction Support and Social Services
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Intake 1 Monday 11 February - Friday 15 June
Intake 2 Monday 15 July - Friday 16 November
New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion (Level 5)
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Intake 1 Monday 11 February - Friday 15 June
Intake 2 Monday 15 July - Friday 16 November
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Workshops
(8:30am - 4pm)
Health in the Context of Aotearoa 10 - 11 February
Building Relationships 3 April
Public Health 12 June
Evidence Based Practice 22 July
Hauora Māori 18 September
Health Promotion 20 November
New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Specialist Technician) (Level 6)

Please note: *Before making any travel arrangements please ensure you check with us that you are enrolled in a course that has a block course attached to it. Please email either Fiona McDonald fiona.mcdonald@manukau.ac.nz or Paula Ferguson paula.ferguson@manukau.ac.nz 

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Core Courses
Duration (online)
Workshop at MIT
727.604 Pharmacy Law & Ethics
Monday 19 August – Friday 13 December
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October*
341.652 Leadership and Management for Effective Teamwork
Monday 23 September – Friday 29 November
Wed 16 October*
Specialist Course
Duration (online)
Workshop at MIT
727.615 Advanced Dispensary Administration
Monday 12 August – Friday 6 December
No block course
727.609 Patient counselling
Monday 5 August – Friday 29 November
No block course
727.616 Health Screening and Testing
Monday 22 July – Friday 15 November
No block course
727.617 Medicine Reconciliation
Monday 29 July – Friday 22 November
No block course

Breaks:
Monday 15 April - Sunday 28 April
Monday 24 June - Sunday 14 July
Monday 30 September - Sunday 13 October

Bachelor of Applied Counselling (Level 7)
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Intake 1 Monday 18 February - Friday 15 June
Intake 2 Monday 22 July - Friday 30 November

Wānanga Onsite Talanoa (WOT) weeks

These WOT weeks are compulsory and provide a great opportunity to get together with fellow students and participate in casework sessions under the guidance of your lecturer.

To help facilitate your learning we use case scenarios relating to everyday, contemporary issues and provide a wonderfully supportive forum for group discussion, interaction and reflection.

If you study part-time you will only need to attend the days allocated to the specific course you're studying at the time.

The compulsory WOT weeks for 2020 are:
LevelWOT WeekDates
Level 5 WOT Week 1 Monday 24 February - Friday 28 February
WOT Week 2 Monday 4 May - Friday 8 May 
WOT Week 3 Monday 27 July - Friday 31 July
WOT Week 4 21 September - 25 September
Level 6 WOT Week 1 Monday 9 March - Friday 13 March
WOT Week 2 Monday 18 May - Friday 22 May
WOT Week 3 Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August
WOT Week 4 Monday 19 October - Friday 23 October
Level 7 WOT Week 1 Monday 23 March - Friday 27 March
WOT Week 2 Monday 15 June - Friday 19 June
WOT Week 3 Monday 24 August - Friday 28 August
WOT Week 4 Monday 16 November - Friday 20 November
2020 Dates
Counselling

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strands in Community Healthwork and Mental Health and Addiction Support

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Intake 1 Monday 17 February - Friday 27 November
Intake 2 Monday 20 July – July 2021

Bachelor of Applied Counselling (Level 7)

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Intake 1 Monday 17 February – Friday 27 November
Wānanga Onsite Talanoa (WOT) weeks

These WOT weeks are compulsory and provide a great opportunity to get together with fellow students and participate in casework sessions under the guidance of your lecturer.

To help facilitate your learning we use case scenarios relating to everyday, contemporary issues and provide a wonderfully supportive forum for group discussion, interaction and reflection.

If you study part-time you will only need to attend the days allocated to the specific course you're studying at the time.

The compulsory WOT weeks for 2020 are:

Level WOT Weeks Dates
Level 5 WOT Week 1 Monday 24 February - Friday 28 February
WOT Week 2 Monday 4 May - Friday 8 May
WOT Week 3 Monday 27 July - Friday 31 July
WOT Week 4 Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September
Level 6 WOT Week 1 Monday 9 March - Friday 13 March
WOT Week 2  Monday 18 May - Friday 22 May
WOT Week 3 Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August
WOT Week 4 Monday 19 October - Friday 23 October
Level 7 WOT Week 1 Monday 23 March - Friday 27 March
WOT Week 2 Monday 15 June - Friday 19 June
WOT Week 3 Monday 24 August - Friday 28 August
WOT Week 4 Monday 16 November - Friday 27 November
Health Support

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) strands Health Assistance or Support Work

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Intake 1 Monday 10 February - Friday 26 June
Intake 2 Monday 20 July - Friday 04 December

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Nursing and Health Studies

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Intake 1 Monday 17 February - Friday 26 June
Intake 2 Monday 20 July - Friday 27 November

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strands in Community Healthwork and Mental Health and Addiction Support

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Intake 1 Monday 17 February - Friday 27 November
Intake 2 Monday 20 July – July 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Nursing Studies

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Intake 1 Monday 10 February - Friday 19 June
Intake 2 Monday 20 July - Friday 27 November
Mental Health

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strands in Community Healthwork and Mental Health and Addiction Support

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Intake 1 Monday 20 January – Friday 14 August
Intake 2 Monday 11 May – Friday 4 December
Intake 3 Monday 31 August – Friday 26 March 2021
Public Health and Health Promotion

New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion (Level 5)

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Intake 1 Monday 20 January – Friday 10 April
Intake 2 Monday 17 February – Friday 8 May
First Aid
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Intake 1 Monday 20 January – Friday 10 April
Intake 2 Monday 17 February – Friday 8 May