New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
(Advanced Support) (Level 4)


The aim of this program is to develop collaborative advanced Healthcare Assistants who are active contributors within their teams and wider work places. Students will become leaders in their fields, leading themselves and others towards providing advanced, person-centred care, positive organisational change, and improving the quality of care for clients with complex needs.


Method of learning:


22 weeks


Code Course
HW401 Collaboration in Healthcare
HW402 The Valued Healthcare Assistant
HW403 Person-Centred Care 2
HW404 Health Conditions 2
HW405 The Client's Voice
HW406 Culturally Appropriate and Safe Care
HW407 Leadership in Healthcare
HW408 Risk Management and Safety
HW511 Medication in Aged Care (Elective)
HW512 Dementia Care (Elective)
HW513 Palliative Care (Elective)
HW410 Health and Wellbeing in Practice 2


For more information on our online mode of learning, refer to the Mode of learning page

NZTC qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.

You may also be eligible to apply for programs beyond NZTC including:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Counselling
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Please contact the International Team at to discuss the entry criteria for your country.