FREE | NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support ) [Level 4]

Study Options



One day per week for 34 weeks


Level 4

Feel Good About Your Career Choice

Do you want to further develop the skills to enable you to enable others?

In this certificate you will further develop knowledge and skills to provide advanced person-centred support to a person with complex needs, enabling them to meet the challenges this may present, respond to change and perform routine clinical tasks and/or observations in a health and wellbeing context.

EIT’s teaching staff live and breathe compassion and kindness, and will introduce you to ideas and theories within supportive learning environments.

Note: To enrol on this programme you must be working in a relevant sector and have completed a Level 3 qualification.

Career Opportunities and Outcomes

The NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) [Level 4] enhances your experience in the health sector and provides an opportunity to work across a number of community providers and organisations.

You can progress into other EIT programmes including the NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation [Level 4] – Hauora or Social Services, the NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) [Level 4] with a strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support and then progress onto either a Diploma in Mental Health or the Bachelor of Social Work degree.


The NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills to maintain a safe work environment, be an active team member and behave in a professional manner within a health and wellbeing context.

Completion of the NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Care and Support) [Level 4] is designed to enable you to:

  • Apply complex health and workplace best practices
  • Support families and whānau accessing services
  • Contribute to workplace teams and delegate tasks
  • Apply effective communication

You must be working or volunteering in an appropriate, related field.

Please feel free to contact us by phone, email or private message us on Facebook for a chat about your study options.


There is one entry date per year:

  • February


Entry Requirements

Entry with Credit

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairāwhiti Campus



EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.