Community and health support

Goodbye fees, study health for free.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study four of our health programmes for free^. 

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Learn how to care for people as a healthcare assistant or support worker.

These programmes give you the necessary skills and experience to work within a range of healthcare settings - from hospital to residential aged care.

You will gain specialist knowledge to care for people in a range of settings and at the same time building confidence and competence in our state of the art clinical learning suite.

You’ll be supported to succeed throughout your journey. At Manukau campus, you will have access to a Kaiawhina, a Pasifika support person, a Whānau and a Mā Tātou room.

^Free study for the specified qualifications may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.