Be the difference. Help people make positive changes in their lives.


Ratonga Pāpori

Social Services

Many of us have been through life experiences that inspire us to give back. We want to support others to learn, grow, and make it through life’s challenges too.

A career in social services is rewarding and fulfilling, and our qualifications will open the door for you to go out into your community and make a difference.


Introductory programmes

Te Kumanu Raeroa

Te Kumanu Raeroa

NZ Certificate in Tiaki Kuia, Koroua

Do you work with, or aspire to work with, older people in our community? Gain a certificate to allow you to cherish, understand and empowered kuia/koroua (older people) in your community.

Level 3 | 19 weeks - full-time | No fees

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Manaaki Tangata

Manaaki Tangata

Certificate in Bicultural Social Services

Do you want to help others or participate in community initiatives? Gain a qualification to help you understand diverse communities and work in whānau-centred social services.

Level 4 | 38 weeks - full-time | No fees

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Advanced programmes

Ngā Poutoko Whakarara Oranga

Ngā Poutoko Whakarara Oranga

Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work

Do you want to learn how to make a difference in people's lives? Gain a Bachelor degree to give you the professional qualification you need to formally work in the field of social services.

Level 7 | 4 years - full-time | Fees apply

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Kaitiakitanga

Kaitiakitanga

Postgraduate Diploma in Bicultural Professional Supervision

Kaitiaki are vital to the quality of social services delivery. Further your practitioner experience, to lead and support those helping our communities.

Level 8 | 38 weeks - full-time | Fees apply

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