Career Start: Health & Education 

NCEA Level 2, Vocational Pathway in Social & Community Services - NCEAP5 (84 Credits)

If you are passionate about working with people and want a career in the health or education sectors, then the Career Start: Health & Education programme is for you!

"Containing a wide range of transferable skills means graduates of this programme can seamlessly move onto further qualifications, and fast-track their career" says tutor, Amy.

Programme details

We run our classes Monday to Thursday, 9am – 3pm. Our campus at 144-152 Ingestre Street is an easy walk from the bus or there is parking available. 


Semester 2:

  • Programme Starts - 24 July 2017
  • Break - 2 October to 6 October 2017

Entry criteria

You must be over 16 years and no longer at school. 

You must also be one of the following:

  • a New Zealand Citizen, or a New Zealand permanent resident currently living in New Zealand
  • or a Cook Island, Nuie or Tokalau citizen,
  • or an Austrailian citizen who is currently living in New Zealand, or an Australian permanent resident who has a returning resident visa and is currently living in New Zealand
  • or a refugee with refugee status who is directed to study as part of residency requirements

AND not have an existing qualification at Level 2 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) 

Please note that you will need to provide a birth certificate or passport as evidence of identity and age on enrolling. 


Students who undertake work placement in an Early Childhood or Healthcare environment must receive a satisfactory police check to be accepted onto the programme. Applicants will be provisionally enrolled until this is received, at which time Training For You will determine if a student is eligible to be fully enrolled.

Why should you do this programme?

  • It's fees free! (Certain criteria apply)
  • You will attain the National Certificate of Educational Achievement, Level 2, with a vocational pathway in Social & Community Services.
  • Our tutors are passionate, experienced and supportive
  • Our learners have fun AND get great qualifications!
  • Our central campus is purpose-built and well equipped
  • We are an award-winning, NZQA Category One training provider.

Call us on 0800 438 848 or for more information. 


Training For You 
144-152 Ingestre Street, Whanganui
Free Phone 0800 GET T4U
Local Phone 06 349 0047
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