If you want to make a difference to people's lives, this certificate acts as an introductory step on the pathway towards professional training in the social services sector as a counsellor or social worker.
You'll be introduced to core social services concepts and learn the academic skills required to progress to degree level. Once at this level, you can decide to specialise in social work or counselling.
Ingrid Foss, National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support
Studying for her nursing degree was an “amazing journey” and one in a series for Ingrid Foss, a Hastings mother-of-five who graduated from EIT in March 2014. Launching into tertiary education, Ingrid had just enrolled for EIT’s National Certificate in Mental Health when she found she was expecting her youngest child, now aged six. With classmates tracking the progress of her pregnancy and the arrival of baby Chloe, she persevered to gain her qualification – and with flying colours.
Some of these programmes have been granted funding opportunities from the Ministry of Health and Mental Health Commission. Further details can be obtained from the programme coordinators.
Enrolling into a certificate programme provides students with an introduction to the Health sciences. This can lead into a variety of other programmes including, Foundations for Nursing, Recreation and sport, Health promotion, Recreation and Sport, Body and Beauty and the Bachelor of Nursing.
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