New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support

  • 15 March 2022
  • Level 4
  • 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
    Available in New Plymouth
  • FREE (TTAF funded)
    $POA - International student

Qualification overview

Learn to work alongside people, family and/or whānau in a mental health addiction setting and support autonomy by using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience.
This course is delivered on Thursday & Fridays each week. The remaining hours are self directed learning and completing online learning. Work placement is completed in the second trimester



Entry requirements

  • Open entry

Regulatory requirements may apply.


Required forms

Note that the following forms will be required when applying to study Health and Wellbeing at WITT. Please make sure to complete an application before submitting these forms.

Additional Information Required

Health and Immunisation Declaration

Referee Reports (You must provide two referees. Examples include: teacher, doctor, employer, club leader, etc)

Police Vetting Form (External link. Note that this form will have to be emailed, or printed out and handed in to reception staff)

Career Options

Graduates of the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand will be employed in roles supporting people foster hope and support recovery including mental health and addiction support work.

Further study options

New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion (Level 5), New Zealand Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied) (Level 6) or bachelor’s degrees in related health and wellbeing subject areas.