Healthcare

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About Healthcare

If you really want to make an impact on your community and the lives of others, the healthcare sector is unbeatable. There is huge employer demand for dedicated and qualified healthcare workers - and thanks to the country’s growing, aging population it’s a sector that’s on the rise. Employment opportunities are vast, and offer the chance to make a real difference. Working as a health professional will set you on the path of a truly rewarding career – a career that touches peoples’ lives in a way no other profession can.

 

Healthcare Programmes

  • NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 Thumbnail

    NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2

    Intakes:
    23 July 2018, 27 August 2018, 8 October 2018, 12 November 2018

    Do you love caring for others? Then make a career out of it! Become a qualified carer in just 14 weeks with this FREE Level 2 Healthcare programme. Training is hands-on and fun, plus we set you up with two weeks of practical work experience!

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  • NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 3 with a strand in Health Assistance Thumbnail

    NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 3 with a strand in Health Assistance

    Intakes:
    23 July 2018, 27 August 2018, 8 October 2018, 12 November 2018

    Want better pay? Increase your earning power in the healthcare sector by upskilling with this practical and fun Level 3 programme. Learn to use hoists and other equipment and gain four weeks of work experience in a clinical placement. The hours are great and we even help you find a job!

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  • NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) Level 4 Thumbnail

    NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) Level 4

    Intakes:
    23 July 2018, 27 August 2018, 8 October 2018, 12 November 2018

    Earn more while doing what you love. Supercharge your health career with Ignite Colleges’ Healthcare Level 4 programme. With a great blend of practical work and theory, plus a 200 hour clinical placement, you’ll be in hot demand with employers once you graduate.

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    NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) Level 4 - Online

    Intakes:
    25 June 2018, 30 July 2018, 3 September 2018, 8 October 2018, 12 November 2018

    Working in the healthcare sector already, but want to get your Level 4 qualification and gain a pay rise through pay equity? Upskill after hours with Ignite Colleges’ new Level 4 online Healthcare programme. You’ll get plenty of support from tutors and classmates through group chats,online discussions and face to face sessions . This is the ideal way to keep working, gain a qualification and advance your career.

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Healthcare

“The practical training facilities at Ignite Colleges make learning a lot of fun. There is a specially set up hospital room on campus where we learn how to use equipment like hoists and slings, and get taught how to make beds hospital-style. We get to practice on each other, which means when we go out on practicum, we feel a lot more confident.

“I’ve recently completed a two-week practicum at Bethesda Care. I loved working with the elderly there, and learnt so much from observing the staff and helping out with tasks like feeding, and using the hoist and sling to lift them onto their commodes.

“I’m really enjoying studying at Ignite. The course is very interesting because we’re not just sitting down writing all day, it’s very hands-on. Plus, my tutor is very good. He’s funny, lively, and explains everything clearly. He definitely keeps the class interesting! Everyone at Ignite is very welcoming and sociable. In fact, I’ve made friends with people from all over the world.

“Before enrolling at Ignite I was working at an early childhood centre. I have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and thought gaining some knowledge and qualifications in healthcare would really enhance my skillset. On a personal level I want to learn more about health and aged care because I’m not getting any younger! I want to know the sorts of things I’ll be going through over the coming years. On a professional level, one day I hope I can combine my knowledge of early childhood and health and turn it into a rewarding career. I’d love to start up my own home-based childcare business one day.”

Penny Lagafaoa
NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2

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