Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care

The aim of this micro credential is to develop health care practitioners’ proficiency in the principles, knowledge and practice of Trauma Informed Care, when caring for patients with multi-dimensional experiences of trauma, and their whānau in a health care setting.

This 15 credit programme consists of 150 hours which requires approximately 15 hours of learning per week. This eight week course is offered online over ten weeks, and includes two face to face workshops.


April intake (24 April - 30 June). Workshop dates:

  • Thursday 27 April
  • Thursday 15 June

September intake (18 September - 24 November). Workshop dates:

  • Friday 22 September
  • Friday 10 November

Entry Requirements

  • Registered health care professional
  • Regulatory requirements may apply.

Special Admission Criteria

  • English Language
  • Applicants whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools or other teaching institutions is not English, are required to provide evidence of having passed such test of English Language as stipulated in Policy and Procedure English Language Proficiency.
  • For International recognised English proficiency outcomes for Level 7, refer to Schedule 2 of the NZQA English Proficiency Outcomes.

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.

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