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
- Open entry
You will also be required to undergo an interview, provide written references and complete a police check.
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5.5 (with no score below 5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.
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.
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 into reception staff)
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.
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.