This certificate course is aimed at those who have an interest in helping others.
You will learn self-awareness, gain self-insights and learn the necessary interpersonal communication skills needed to work in the social services sector. You will explore your own cultural identity and that of others.
This certificate is the ideal place to start if you are considering a career in the ‘helping professions’ including social services, social work, community work, mental health and addiction services, youth work, counselling or iwi social services.
- If you want to pathway into the Bachelor of Applied Social Work Te Torino (Level 7) this programme is for you
- If you want to pathway into the Bachelor of Applied Counselling (Level 7) this programme is for you
- If you want to gain employment in the social services sector, this program is for you.
This programme will give you the confidence to study at a tertiary level and go on to pathway into degree-level programs or occupational options in a career pathway of your choice.
|Start Month(s)||February, July|
|Study Location(s)||MIT Otara|
|Domestic fees||$3,100 (approx.)|
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
19 weeks (full-time), one year (part-time)
|Study Method||Full-time, Part-time|
|International Fees||NZD$8,100 (approx.)|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
|Qualification||New Zealand Certificate|
Information is correct as at October 2019. 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 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 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 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. 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 accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.