NZ Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied) [Level 6]

NZ Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied) [Level 6]

Advanced certificate
12 months
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$22,100
Domestic tuition: NZ$6,230

Program overview

The programme consist of 6 x 3-day blocks of face-to-face classroom based study are scheduled throughout the year. Practical work experience in mental health and addiction organizations forms an integral part of this qualification. Subject areas: Building rapport and relationships; Health, Community and Sustainability; Recovery (Mental Health & Addiction) Issues; Professional Practice, Workplace Supervision, Ethics and Leadership; Integrating Māori Perspectives and Approaches

Study options

This program can be done
On campus


NCEA Level 3, or provide evidence of achievement at an equivalent level or any approved qualification at Level 4 or above on the NZQF; Or attend an information session with a member of the academic staff and successful completion of the alternative academic entry test; Proof of English proficiency (IELTS or equivalent)

Career opportunities

Addiction support workers; Caseworkers; Alcohol and other drug, or problem gambling counsellors; Care coordinators/navigators; Programme facilitators

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