Health and Counselling

Make a difference to your community with our diverse range of health study programmes on offer. Our programmes are designed to provide you with the experience, skills and qualification to work in these rewarding, people focused health roles. Each programme focuses in a specific area of the health industry depending on your interests, current experience and career path.

Subject areas

See Nursing

Potential Jobs
JobAverage salary»

$45K-$48K per year (new counsellors in schools of District Health Boards)

$57K-99K per year (senior counsellors)

Community Support Worker

$30K-$35K per year (with less than 4 years’ experience)

$35K-$45K per year (with more than 4 years’ experience)

Community Worker $40K-$75K per year
Health Promoter $36K-$51K per year (with a certificate or diploma)
Nursing Support and Care Worker $37K-$42K per year
Pharmacy Technician $42K-$56K per year
Youth Worker $17-$33 per hour

»Sourced from April 2018

Why choose MIT?

At the School of Health and Counselling at MIT Manukau we believe in our students and their potential to make a valuable contribution to healthcare at all levels. We want you to succeed, and pride ourselves on the positive learning environment and support we offer you.

Our close working relationships with hospital and community agencies ensure our students have valuable access to a wide range of quality work placements. As a result, our graduates achieve a high rate of employment.

These range across many sectors including hospitals, aged care facilities, Primary Healthcare and Mental Health organisations, the community, schools and other government organisations.

If you see yourself in a career in health we can help you get there.