Level 7

Further your study in social work

Are you a registered social worker ready to make the next move in your career? Get the skills you need to make the move into a supervisory or leadership role.
Overview

Programme highlights

Are you a registered social worker ready to make the next move in your career?

Get the skills you need to make the move into a supervisory or leadership role.

This course is right for you if you're looking to advance your career in a range of workplaces including:

  • Private supervision practice
  • Social work
  • Counselling
  • Community-based work
  • Education and health.

If you are Māori or Pasifika, find out how you could be supported on your MIT journey with Te Ara Oranga.

 
Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have a qualification of an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in a human services and/or other people related profession

OR

  • Demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience in a professional setting

AND

  • Complete and sign a personal safety disclosure form.

English language requirements

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English.

International students English language entry requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

Selection criteria

Applicants will be selected in order of completed application.

Exceptions to entry: N/A

Special & discretionary admission

Any ākonga who is 20 years of age or older and has not reached the general admission requirements for their intended programme is eligible for Special Admission. Te Pūkenga works with the ākonga to ensure they are prepared for their intended programme. Any ākonga who is not yet 20 years of age and has not reached the general admission requirements for their intended programme may be eligible for Discretionary Admission. In assessing whether to grant Discretionary Admission, the delegated authority focuses on the applicant’s level of preparedness for their intended programme.

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Give yourself credit with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Did you know you can use the knowledge and experience you already have to your advantage?

Your previous work experience and on-the-job skills, volunteering, professional development, and other providers’ qualifications can be recognised as prior learning, matched against credits in our courses, and put towards your qualification – potentially saving you money and possibly helping you to complete your qualification faster Learn more.

Programme structure

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):

760.704 Theory in cross-cultural supervision (20 credits)

You will be able to build a solid theoretical framework to enhance existing practice by weaving a cross-cultural supervisory understanding to their work.

760.705 Research within supervision (20 credits)

You will build research capacity, which will enhance existing practice by weaving a cross-cultural research-based component into their supervision framework.

760.706 Supervisory skills and practice (20 credits)

You will apply the ongoing developmental weaving of cross-cultural supervisory components into their supervisory practice framework.

Do you want to study a single course, without enrolling into the full programme?

Courses within some of our programmes may be offered as an individual Certificate of Proficiency (COP). Programme entry requirements and course fees apply. For more information, please speak to our friendly Ask Me! team.

Careers and pathways

Further training or study

Enhance supervisor skills and theoretic base including cross culture perspectives.

Career opportunities

Develop career options as a qualified supervisor or leader. For potential salaries visit careers.govt.nz.

Free study for the first year of your Level 3 or above qualification may be available under the government’s fees-free study scheme. Visit feesfree.govt.nz for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student. All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status required. Entry criteria, and some costs, may also apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact StudyLink for more information.

Information is correct as at 29 November 2023. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2024 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2024 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2024 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2024 are based on the 2023 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2024. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pūkenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.