2015 qualifications portfolio
Links Training (2008) Ltd
29 Queen Street
PO Box 78
Levin 5540
Free phone: 0508 487246
Ph: 06 3685973
Fax: 06 3685975
Email: [email protected]
www.links-ltd.co.nz
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Registered and Accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications
Authority as a Category 1 - Private Training Establishment
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Date of Printing: 8 February 2016
Our mission statement
Is to offer professionally presented learning; linking work related training to the New Zealand
Qualifications Framework to allow people to meet their personal goals.
Background
Links Training was established up as a Private Training Establishment in 2008 to provide training for
people working in the aged care sector in Community facilities and in Rest Homes.
Encouraging people back to education in a friendly professional environment, building confidence to
continue on the pathway learning skills for life.
Along with providing training for support people in the care industry Links Training provides First Aid
Training at Level 2 for the general public, workplaces, community groups and organisations.
Goals
To work with students to develop a career pathway within the care industry.
To work with, encourage and assist students through their chosen qualification.
To assist students to achieve competency in their chosen field, in conjunction with meeting their
workplace requirements.
To up skill interested parties and workplaces in their First Aid skills.
Personal Statement
The success of Links Training will be about understanding the industry, working in it and having a
passion to deliver professional training to our students. We work closely with the industry training
organisation that monitors training while ensuring our work schedule reflects the needs of our
students and stakeholders.
We are delighted to see so many people taking the opportunity to add value to their work and life and
the investment they have made to complete a qualification. We are privileged to see the growth in our
students in their personal lives along with the value they add to their place of employment.
Integrity – Our team at Links Training all believe in the integrity of these
qualifications. They are highly skilled in their chosen fields and have qualifications
that meet or go above the requirements. With honesty and being unbiased, we can
meet the needs of workplaces to deliver quality training.
Disclosure: The prices and information contained in this portfolio is current with effect from date of
printing. Any changes to costing and units standards will be updated accordingly.
Please contact our office for information on any updates.
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First Aid Training
ID
6401
Title
Level
Credit
Provide First Aid
2
1
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6402)
6402
Provide Resuscitation (NZRC) Level 2) or demonstrate
2
1
equivalent knowledge and skills
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6401)
6400
Manage First Aid in emergency situations
3
2
Minimum of 4 hour scenario based training with a
minimum of 6 pers.
25411
Demonstrate knowledge of and use an Automated
2
1
External Defibrillator (AED) – 4 hour
25459
Provide First Aid for young Children
2
1
6 hours Training
IMPORTANT: Your first aid certificate is valid for 2 years, with a 3 month period after the expiry
date to complete a revalidation course.
Level 2 : Elementary First Aid Training: 8 ½ Hour First Aid Certificate - Level 2 Unit
Standards 6402 & 6401: Provide Resuscitation and first aid
Cost: $155.00 Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Level 2: Revalidation First Aid Training: Must have a current first aid certificate (or within 3
months from expiry date) Total 6 hours: 4 ½ hour class time and 1 ½ hours of own time, to complete a
first aid revalidation assessment booklet. Level 2 - US 6401 & US 6402 - 2 credits
Cost $110.00 Time: 8.30 am – 1.00pm (Run concurrently with Elementary course).
Intermediate First Aid Training: 1½ days covering the Elementary course above, and 6400 Manage
First Aid emergency situations. Level 2 - US 6401, US 6402 & Level 3 US 6400 - 2 credits.
Note: (6 pers for scenarios required to run 6400 class) Normal $255.00 pp Special deal Cost $210.00
Advanced First Aid Training: 2 days covering Elementary & Intermediate class, plus Level 2 -US
25411: Demonstrate knowledge of and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) - Total of 5 credits.
Normally $355.00 pp Special Deal Cost $260.00
Available on Request: Stand Alone Classes
US 25459: Provide First Aid for young children - Level 2 - 1 Credit - 4 hours - Cost $100.00
US 6400 – Pre-requisite current first aid certificate with US 26551 & 26552 NZQA credits registered - Level 3 - 2
credits Cost $100.00 (minimum 6 pers to run this class)
US 25411: AED Training Level 2 -1 Credits Cost $100.00
Group Bookings Welcome
Our tutors are trained in Pre-Hospital Emergency Care & a registered with the
New Zealand Resuscitation Council.
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AECTP- Association of Emergency Care Training Providers.
Links Training is a member of the AECTP.
This Association was formed in 2010.
The aim of the association is “to strive towards quality and excellence within the teachings of First Aid
and associated courses”.
We are excited to be part of this association.
It will help to formalise the industry within New Zealand and ensure that training is held to an
acceptable standard with quality First Aid Training being delivered.
Electrical Workers Registration Compliance
To assist the Electrical workers to meet their registration compliance for a practicing
license we offer First Aid and Electrical worker compliance training course. Please call us
our check our website for further information.
Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drain Layers
Links Training is approved by the PGDB to deliver First Aid training and Health & Safety
in the workplace. Please call us our check our website for further information.
All our courses meet the requirements of the Ministry of Business, innovation
Dates, times, venues and registration forms are available on our website www.linksltd.co.nz
For organisations that have a number of people needing First Aid Training
we can come to your workplace or arrange a venue to run training sessions.
We keep databases of all of our attendees. When your certificate is about to expire we send
a reminder notice so that you have the opportunity to keep your certificate current.
Note: Discounts can apply for group bookings, please contact our office for a quote.
LINKS TRAINING SUPPORTS:
Authorised ZOLL Distributor
Roy Shadbolt, Manager, First Aid to Survive
www.firstaidtosurvive.co.nz
http://www.zoll.co.nz/products/aed_plus/media/aed_plus_training.html
Mobile: 021 236 7219
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National Certificate in Occupational Health &
Safety (Workplace safety) – Links Certificate
A minimum of 40 credits
Compulsory Units Standards = 11 credits
ID
Title
497
Workplace Health and safety
17593
Apply safe work practices in the workplace (New)
3483
Not yet available through Links
3490
Note yet available through Links
Elective A: A minimum of 13 credits
ID
Title
3271
Note yet available through Links
4647
Not yet available through Links
6401
Provide first aid
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6402)
6402
Provide Resuscitation
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6401)
19521
Explain the requirements of the Health & safety in
Employment (HSE) Act 1992 (New)
20198
Identify the roles and responsibilities of the health and
safety representative in the workplace. (New)
Elective B: A minimum of 16 credits
ID
Title
6401
Provide first aid
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6402)
6402
Provide Resuscitation
(Class Time: 8.5 hrs (1 day) in conjunction with 6401)
6400
Manage First Aid in emergency situations
25459
Provide First Aid for young Children
25411
Demonstrate knowledge of and use an Automated
External Defibrillator (AED)
15189
Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace (New)
Further credits may come from the following Fields:
New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing
Check with Links Staff which unit standards are available
through them to complete this section.
Level
1
2
1
1
Credit
3
4
2
2
Level
2
2
2
Credit
1
1
1
2
1
4
5
4
8
Level
2
Credit
1
2
1
3
2
2
2
1
1
4
4
All of the above are part of the National Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (Workplace Safety)
Level 1 – Links Training will be working with NZQA (in the very near future) to gain approval to offer
gain approval to offer the full National Certificate.
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Health & Safety Costing
Administration fee: $30.00 incl GST. This fee is non refundable.
Training material: $30.00 incl GST per unit standard set. Set includes a workbook and assessment
material.
Assessment fee: $34.50 incl GST per credit. This assessment fee includes:
 Initial submission and up to one resubmissions.
 All contact time with assessor via telephone, email or fax.
One on one tutorials: (If required) Face to face tutorials if required: $34.50 incl GST per hour, or part
thereof.
Note: Tutorials are available in the Horowhenua/Kapiti and Palmerston North districts only.
Delivery sessions: For groups requiring delivery of training $149.50 incl GST per hour.
Training can be delivered in 2, 4 or 6 hour blocks. Travel fees may apply for sessions, for individuals or
organisations depending on the annually negotiated contracts. (If applicable)
Trainees can complete individual unit standards or as a complete package.
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available. Refer to payment
options as per page 11
See First Aid Course Costings for First Aid Units Standards
LIMITED TIME SPECIAL DEAL: US 497 $140.00 incl GST.
Now available to be completed on electronically
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Health Professionals Training
NZ Resuscitation Council CORE Training
Level 2-7 Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE) Courses
Links Training (2008) Ltd, is please to deliver the following training and welcome on board Stephen
Jenkins, as their NZRC instructor. Steve is well known to the health care industry, he is an
experienced nurse, paramedic resuscitation officer. He is also an executive of the Certificate of the
Resuscitation and Emergency Care Instructor’s of New Zealand. Steve is qualified to the NZRC’s
highest level, level seven.
NZRC CORE Level 2 - Basic Life Support (BLS) Skills: Duration 2 hours: Cost $60.00 pp
To be run concurrently with Level 4 & 5 courses. This course is suitable for receptionists, admin staff, health care
assistance and other non-clinical staff. (Note: Stand alone courses are available with Links FA Instructors)
NZRC CORE Level 3 BLS Skills & AED Training: Duration 4 hours: Cost $110.00 pp
This course is suitable for anyone requiring this level of training. Prerequisite for this training is that you
must have attended Elementary FA Course, hold US 6401 & 6402. NZQA US 25411 Level 2 will be
registered.
NZRC Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE) –
Level 4 Modular Training; Duration: 4 hours Cost: $155.00
plus $30.00 exam fee per person incl GST
NZRC CORE Certificate Level 4 training is a combination of pre-reading, skills development and practical
assessment. This course meets the NZ Resuscitation council standard for Health Professionals in Life
Support / CPR (Level 4).
We recommend that you complete pre-course reading of the: Basic Resuscitation for Health Professionals
(2013) manual.
This is the required level of training for:
Dentists/Dental Specialists - not performing sedation
Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Orthodontic Auxiliaries, Clinical Dental Technicians
Dental Technicians undertaking restricted activities.
Nurses, vaccinators, pharmacists performing vaccinations, radiographers, physiotherapists and other health
professionals who do not require the higher level courses available.
This course covers the following 11 topics:
1.
DRS ABCD approach to patient management
2.
Childhood & Adult Collapse
3.
Patient Assessment
4.
Airway Management
5.
Adjuncts for Airway Management – Oro-pharyngeal & laryngeal mask airways
6.
Management of choking for adults, children and infants
7.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – Level 4
8.
One person & Two person CPR for adults, children and infants
9.
Bag valve mask, mouth-to-mask and mouth-to-mouth ventilation
10.
Oxygen use in resuscitation
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11.
Use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
This course also covers the required 5 specific skills outlined in Appendix 4.3 of the Ministry of Health
Immunisation Handbook (2014) required for a vaccinator resuscitation course. Those that successfully pass
this course are issued a Modular Level 4 certificate.
NZRC Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE) – Level 5-7 Refresher Workshop
(Non-assessed) Duration: 4 hours: Cost; $185.00 per person incl GST
This course is intended as a 4 hour refresher covering the basics of Advanced Life Support.
You must have basic life support skills and work in a health care industry such as medicine or nursing.
This course covers the following eight topics:
1
Basic Life Support for Health Professionals (includes infant, child and adult resuscitation)
2
Patient Assessment
3
Advanced Airway Management assessed to Laryngeal Mask Airway level
4
Pharmacology in Resuscitation
5
Role of early defibrillation
6
AED & Manual defibrillation
7
Resuscitation Scene Management & Algorithms
8
ECG Recognition of shockable and non-shockable rhythms
This course has been endorsed by the RNZCGP for 4 hours = 8 credits.
This course also meets the compulsory resuscitation skills RNZCGP MOPS and GPEP2.
Course Fee includes tuition and supplementary electronic reading, there is a link available on our website
www.links-ltd.co.nz to this material.
NZRC Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE) – Level 5-7 Training
Duration: Up to 8 hours : Cost: contact our office for costs
The recommended manual for course preparation is Advanced Resuscitation For Health Professionals –
Level 7 (2012), which can be purchased from the NZ Resuscitation council website.
The Level 5 - 7 courses are run over a full day.
NZRC CORE Level 5 is the current RNZCGP minimum standard in order to achieve Fellowship. GP's are
encouraged to train to the level appropriate to their work situation. This course meets the requirements for
an assessed Level 5 course. NZRC CORE Level 5 courses are endorsed by the RNZCGP for 8 credits.
NZRC CORE Level 5 is the current standard for Dentists performing any sedation (except Relative
Analgesia).
NZRC CORE Level 6 is designed for Paramedics and Nurses working in areas including Intensive Care,
Coronary Care and the Emergency Department.
NZRC CORE Level 7 is only available for medical doctors.
The course content and practical assessment for Levels 5, 6 and 7 is the same; however the written exam is
different for each level.
Exams:
You will be required to sit the following exams if you are:
A Dentist performing sedation sits the Level 5 exam paper.
A Doctor may choose whether they wish to sit the Level 5 or Level 7 exam paper.
A Nurse may choose whether they wish to sit the Level 5 or Level 6 exam paper.
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Pre-course Reading:
A minimum of 6 weeks is recommended for pre-reading and study of the course manual. The current
manual is Advanced Resuscitation For Health Professionals – Level 7 (2012).
During this 6 week period, course participants are expected to have read the text thoroughly from cover to
cover in order to develop adequate theoretical knowledge to enable them to successfully complete the
written examination. Supplementary electronic pre-reading will be available on our website at
www.links-ltd.co.nz. This course has been endorsed by the RNZCGP and meets the compulsory
resuscitation skills RNZCGP MOPS criteria.
Credits:
NZRC CORE Level 5 courses are endorsed by the RNZCGP for 8 credits.
NZRC Level 6/7 courses are endorsed by the RNZCGP for 12 credits
Contact our office for Public course dates or if you have more than 6 individuals requiring the
training, please make a group booking.
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New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing Level 2 & 3.
National Certificate in Health, disability and aged support
Levels 3 & 4.
We offer the New Zealand Certificates & National Certificate programs along with a
number of unit standards that you can achieve towards these qualifictaions.
This training is designed for people working in the care/support industries – Aged care, &
disability sector.
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
(Level 2)
This qualification is targeted at new or potential entrants into the
health and wellbeing sectors, including those re-entering the
workforce. It provides foundation skills to ensure that workers are safe
to work at an entry level in a health or wellbeing setting.
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
(Level 3)
This qualification is aimed at recognising the skills and knowledge required to provide personcentred support in health and wellbeing sectors.
The graduates will benefit by gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge valued
across the health and wellbeing sector, and the specific skills and knowledge required to
perform a role within the sector.
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy
(Level 4)
Diversional therapy recognises and supports purposeful recreational, leisure and pleasure
activities for consumers. The aim of diversional therapy is to enhance the independence and
well-being of the consumer in a supportive environment.
National Certificate in Health, Disability and aged support:
Senior Support (Level 4)
For support workers in a senior position, this qualification covers building positive workplace
relationships plus advanced skills and strategies for supporting people and ensuring their
continued health and wellbeing.
National Certificate in Health, Disability and aged support:
Brain Injury Support Level 4
This qualification is designed for support workers in a residential or community-based setting
who support people after brain injury. It ensures they have the appropriate knowledge and
skills in the rehabilitation of a person after brain injury to perform their role and provide quality
support.
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Links Training: Dementia Care Certificate (Limited Credit
programme) 4 Credits
Level 4
This limited credit programme (LCP) consists of four unit standards and focuses on the
essential skills, knowledge and attitudes required to support a person with dementia in a
residential facility.
Trainees are able to complete any of these
qualifications, or individual unit standards,
as required.
Learning by….
Listening,
Seeing,
and
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New Zealand Certificate in
Health & Wellbeing Level 2
Stand-alone
Unit Standards:
As a NZQA Accredited
Provider, with consent
to assess individual
Unit Standards, Links
Training can offer a
number of topics for
delivery and/or
assessment.
One of our most
popular is Unit
Standard 497 –
Demonstrate knowledge
of workplace Health &
Safety level 2.
Any of the Unit
Standards listed in this
book are available as
individual
assessments.
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Career pathways
Dementia Care
Certificate
New Zealand Certificate
in Health & Wellbeing
Level 3 (Health
Assistance)
Senior Support
Level 4
New Zealand Certificate
in Health & Wellbeing
Level 3 (Support work)
Brain Injury Support
Level 4
Diversional Therapy
Level 4– including
Dementia care certificate
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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM LINKS TRAINING?
 A team working for you: Professional team with expertise and skills to assist you.
 Newsletters: Keeping you up to date with the happenings @ Links
 Phone messages & emails: We aim to return them as soon as possible and guarantee returned within
twenty four hours.
 Progress sheets: Copies of your staff achievements monthly if applicable
 Fixed price agreements: You may choose to enter to into a fixed agreement, this will give you certainty, and
removes any price surprises from the relationship. We will sit down with you and determine a package of
learning to meet your requirements, and provide a pre arranged fee over the training period. This is also an
excellent way to assist the cash flow.
 Long distance learning to meet your needs: With this option you can study at your own pace. A training plan
is designed for you. Time frames are given and worked toward. You have contact with tutor and assessors as
required by way of telephone or email. In some areas a face to face meeting may be able to be arranged.
 For organisations with a group of people in training: We can arrange regular training session’s onsite as
required.
Instructor/Assessor qualifications
All our staff members have the relevant qualifications, as set down by NZQA and Careerforce, to be competent to
deliver and assess against the Unit Standards and Qualifications in this booklet. All our staff are formally trained in
Adult Education.
Why choose Links Training?
As a Private Training Establishment, Links Training strives to work with both trainees and their workplaces to get the
best possible outcomes for all parties. We can assist organisations or individuals to undertake training in their
chosen fields. Whether it be training for the full qualification, completing a qualification or individual unit standards
we can offer training in a manner that suits the organisations/trainees.
What we can do for you –
 Provide training session for trainees.*
 Plan timetables and lessons in consultation with the workplace.
 Individual training plans with time frames for completion.
 Individual or group fee plans.
 Follow up trainees who may need further assistance.
 Make workplace assessors available to the trainees by way of email, fax, telephone.
 Assess trainee work in a timely manner.
 Register all achieved credits to Careerforce or NZQA as applicable in a timely fashion.
 Attend Careerforce moderation meetings twice yearly.
 Work with Careerforce to met the requirements for trainees to achieve these qualifications.
 Work with the workplace management to nominate workplace verifiers.
 Work with the workplace and the verifiers to enable trainees to complete the training.
 Training reports on a regular basis or as required.
Fees:
Our fees are not required to be paid in full at the beginning of the training.
The administration and material fee in required when we receive the training agreement. This is a non-refundable
fee. The training fee is invoiced when a trainee submits an assessment to us for marking.
Travel fees may apply depending on location and negotiations of annual contract. (If applicable)
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Fee Schedule for New Zealand & National Certificate Programmes: All fees include GST
Administration fee: from $150.00 – $300.00 depending on qualification chosen. This fee includes NZQA/CF
credit registration. This fee is non-refundable.
Training material: $30.00 per unit standard set. Set includes a workbook and assessment material.
Assessment fee: Refer to the qualification you are undertaking
Assessment fee includes:
 Initial submission and one re-submissions. Note: Extra resubmissions may incur fees.
 All contact time with assessor via telephone, email or fax.
One on one tutorials or Extra contact Time: Face to face tutorials if required: $30.00 per hour, or part
thereof. Note: Tutorials are available in the Horowhenua/Kapiti and Palmerston North districts only. A
travel fee may apply.
Delivery sessions: For groups requiring delivery of training $149.50 per hour.
Training can be delivered in 2, 4 or 6 hour blocks. Travel fees may apply for sessions, depending on the
annually negotiated contracts.
Payment options:
Administration and Training material fees: Are required to be paid to Links Training when the training
agreement is submitted for processing. These fees are non-refundable.
Any training agreements that lapse, will be required to pay an additional $50 for a new Training Agreement
- Administration Fee.
Assessment fees: On submission of an assessment an invoice will be sent to the bill payer.
Payment will be due on the 20th of the month following the date of invoice.
Please note: Credits will registered within seven days of receiving payment and if the trainee has
successfully passed their assessment.
One on one tutorials: An invoice will be sent for time spent for tutorials. If the workplace is responsible for
payment of tutorials this must be part of the contract with the workplace.
Payment will be due on the 20th of the month following the date of invoice.
Please note: Credits will registered within seven days of receiving payment.
Delivery sessions: Invoices will be sent after the delivery session.
Payment will be due on the 20th of the month following the date of invoice.
Please note: Credits will registered within seven days of receiving payment.
Note: Careerforce and Te Pou funding maybe available to a workplace/organisation.
Please note: Fees and available unit standards are correct at the time of printing.
Please contact Links Training for any changes to this information before signing
and returning your Training agreement & enrolment form.
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New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing Level 2:
40 credits
Compulsory Units Standards = 26 credits
ID:
Title:
Level:
Credits:
23451
Describe the role of a support worker in a health or wellbeing setting
2
2
28519
Maintain a safe and secure environment for people and support
2
6
workers in a health or wellbeing setting
28529
Identify the impact of culture on support in a health or wellbeing
2
5
setting
28517
Recognize and report risks and changes for a person in a health or
2
5
wellbeing setting
28518
Interact with people tp provide support in a health or wellbeing
2
5
setting
Elective Unit Standards Choose unit standards from the following table with credit value to at least 14.
ID:
Title:
Level:
Credits:
23686
Describe a person’s rights in a health or wellbeing setting
2
1
23386
Support a person to meet personal care needs in a health or
3
5
wellbeing setting
28545
Apply personal plan requirements to meet the needs of people in a
2
5
health or wellbeing setting
20826
Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing
2
3
setting
23452
Describe the principles for moving equipment and people in a health
2
3
or wellbeing setting
23685
Describe pre-packaged medication and the process for its use in a
2
2
health or wellbeing setting
26978
Support a person to eat and drink in a health or wellbeing setting
2
4
26979
Describe the immediate response to the death of a person in a health
2
2
or wellbeing setting
28546
Describe incontinence and interventions to assist people in a health
3
5
or wellbeing setting
28548
Support a person’s wellbeing and quality of life in a health or
2
3
wellbeing setting
Average duration 12 months
$1380.00 incl GST for a minimum of 40 credits. If more than 40 credits are achieved an extra cost will be
incurred.
This fee includes any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz/
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New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing Level 3:
Health Assistance: 70 Credits
Compulsory Units Standards = 14 credits
ID:
Title:
Level:
Credits:
28521
Recognise and describe responses to vulnerability and abuse in a
3
5
health or wellbeing setting
28542
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of professional and ethical
3
5
behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting
27459
Observe and respond to changes in people in a health or wellbeing
3
4
setting
Elective Unit standards: Choose unit standards from the following table with credit value of at least 56
credits.
ID:
1810
16870
16871
20827
23375
23377
23382
23385
23386
23387
23388
23389
23391
23925
24895
25987
26974
26977
26980
26981
27457
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Title:
Provide information about resources and support services in a
health or wellbeing setting
Describe intellectual disability and the support needs of a person
with an intellectual disability
Describe physical disability and the support needs of a person
with a physical disability
Support a person to use prescribed medication in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe hearing impairment
Use visual strategies for communicating with Deaf and hearing
Impaired
Support a person to participate as a member of the community in
a health or wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of advocacy and self-advocacy in a
health or wellbeing setting
Support a person to meet personal care needs in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe the ageing process and its effects on a person’s lifestyle
and wellbeing
Provide support to a person whose behaviour presents challenges
in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe risk management planning in a health or wellbeing
setting
Respond to loss and grief in a health or wellbeing setting
Support, mentor, and facilitate a person to maximise
independence in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe the visual system and vision impairment
Describe culturally safe principles and Pacific values for people in
a health or wellbeing setting
Describe interaction, supports, and reporting for people with
dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
Move a person using equipment and care for equipment in a
health or wellbeing setting
Provide comfort cares, and report changes in the condition of a
person with a life-limiting condition
Describe risks, impacts, and actions for falls and minimise risk of
falls in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated
organs of the human body
Level:
3
Credits:
2
3
4
3
4
3
3
3
3
5
5
3
3
3
4
3
5
3
7
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
6
3
3
5
6
3
8
3
5
3
3
3
3
3
6
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27458
27460
27461
27465
27466
27467
27468
27469
27833
28524
28520
28528
28535
28536
28543
28544
28546
28547
28550
28557
28563
28737
28738
Support a person to achieve goals in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe a person’s nutritional requirements and feeding issues in
a health or wellbeing setting
Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care, and support
for people at different lifespan stages
Contribute to therapeutic programmes and/or groups in a health or
wellbeing setting
Apply modalities in physiotherapy as a health assistant
Apply supported communication strategies in a health or wellbeing
setting
Apply safe swallowing strategies in a health or wellbeing setting
Use specialised assistive and/or therapeutic equipment with
people in a health or wellbeing setting
Support people to use assistive equipment and move in a health,
disability, or aged care context
Describe a person’s holistic needs and their impact on a person’s
health and wellbeing
Demonstrate knowledge of specific conditions and their impacts
when providing support in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe and apply a person-centred approach in a health or
wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of procedures for infection control in a
health or wellbeing setting
Apply health, safety, and security practices in a health or wellbeing
setting
Describe culturally safe Māori operating principles and values, and
their application in a health or wellbeing setting
Provide support to people from different cultures in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe incontinence and interventions to assist a person in a
health or wellbeing setting
Support a person with diabetes in a health or wellbeing setting
Support a person with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD) in a health or wellbeing setting
Communicate to support people’s health and wellbeing
Provide person-centred care when supporting a person with earlystage dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of pressure injuries and pressure care
Describe the key principles of palliative care and a support
worker’s role in a palliative approach to care
3
3
3
3
3
5
3
5
4
4
6
5
3
3
5
4
3
5
3
5
3
9
3
3
3
4
3
5
3
5
3
5
3
5
3
3
3
3
3
3
5
8
3
3
4
3
Please note: these are the unit standards that Links training (2008) Ltd can offer. There are more electives
available through Careerforce. Visit www.careerforce.org.nz for more information
Average duration 12 months
Assessment fee: refer to page 11 for more information
$2415.00 for a minimum of 70 credits. If more than 70 credits are achieved an extra cost maybe incurred.
This fee includes, any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz
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New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing Level 3:
Support work: 70 Credits
Compulsory Units Standards = 14 credits
ID:
Title:
Level:
Credits:
28521
Recognise and describe responses to vulnerability and abuse in a
3
5
health or wellbeing setting
28542
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of professional and ethical
3
5
behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting
27459
Observe and respond to changes in people in a health or wellbeing
3
4
setting
Elective Unit standards: Choose unit standards from the following table with credit value of at least 56
credits.
ID:
1810
1818
1828
16870
16871
20827
20965
23371
23372
23375
23377
23382
23385
23386
23387
23388
23389
23391
23925
24895
25987
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Title:
Provide information about resources and support services in a
health or wellbeing setting
Describe the value of relationships in people’s lives in a health or
wellbeing setting
Identify services available to people with disabilities
Describe intellectual disability and the support needs of a person
with an intellectual disability
Describe physical disability and the support needs of a person
with a physical disability
Support a person to use prescribed medication in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe epilepsy and support needs of a person with epilepsy in
a health or wellbeing setting
Support personal planning to enhance individual lifestyles with a
person with a disability
Describe law in relation to intellectual disability and high complex
needs and legal services available to people
Describe hearing impairment
Use visual strategies for communicating with Deaf and hearing
Impaired
Support a person to participate as a member of the community in
a health or wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of advocacy and self-advocacy in a
health or wellbeing setting
Support a person to meet personal care needs in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe the ageing process and its effects on a person’s lifestyle
and wellbeing
Provide support to a person whose behaviour presents challenges
in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe risk management planning in a health or wellbeing
setting
Respond to loss and grief in a health or wellbeing setting
Support, mentor, and facilitate a person to maximise
independence in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe the visual system and vision impairment
Describe culturally safe principles and Pacific values for people in
a health or wellbeing setting
Level:
3
Credits:
2
3
3
3
3
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
5
3
5
3
3
3
3
5
5
3
3
3
4
3
5
3
7
3
4
3
3
3
3
2
6
3
3
5
6
Updated June 2015
26974
26977
26980
26981
27457
27458
27460
27461
27465
27466
27467
27468
27469
27833
28524
28520
28526
28528
28535
28536
28543
28544
28546
28547
28550
28557
28563
28737
28738
Describe interaction, supports, and reporting for people with
dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
Move a person using equipment and care for equipment in a
health or wellbeing setting
Provide comfort cares, and report changes in the condition of a
person with a life-limiting condition
Describe risks, impacts, and actions for falls and minimise risk of
falls in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated
organs of the human body
Support a person to achieve goals in a health or wellbeing setting
Describe a person’s nutritional requirements and feeding issues in
a health or wellbeing setting
Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care, and support
for people at different lifespan stages
Contribute to therapeutic programmes and/or groups in a health or
wellbeing setting
Apply modalities in physiotherapy as a health assistant
Apply supported communication strategies in a health or wellbeing
setting
Apply safe swallowing strategies in a health or wellbeing setting
Use specialised assistive and/or therapeutic equipment with
people in a health or wellbeing setting
Support people to use assistive equipment and move in a health,
disability, or aged care context
Describe a person’s holistic needs and their impact on a person’s
health and wellbeing
Demonstrate knowledge of specific conditions and their impacts
when providing support in a health or wellbeing setting
Apply Health, safety and security practices in a health & wellbeing
setting
Describe and apply a person-centred approach in a health or
wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of procedures for infection control in a
health or wellbeing setting
Apply health, safety, and security practices in a health or wellbeing
setting
Describe culturally safe Māori operating principles and values, and
their application in a health or wellbeing setting
Provide support to people from different cultures in a health or
wellbeing setting
Describe incontinence and interventions to assist a person in a
health or wellbeing setting
Support a person with diabetes in a health or wellbeing setting
Support a person with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD) in a health or wellbeing setting
Communicate to support people’s health and wellbeing
Provide person-centred care when supporting a person with earlystage dementia in a health or wellbeing setting
Demonstrate knowledge of pressure injuries and pressure care
Describe the key principles of palliative care and a support
worker’s role in a palliative approach to care
3
8
3
5
3
3
3
3
3
6
3
3
3
3
3
5
3
5
4
4
6
5
3
3
5
4
3
5
3
5
3
9
3
3
3
4
3
5
3
5
3
5
3
5
3
3
3
3
3
3
5
8
3
3
4
3
Please note: these are the unit standards that Links training (2008) Ltd can offer. There are more electives
available through Careerforce. Visit www.careerforce.org.nz for more information
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Updated June 2015
Average duration 12 months
Assessment fee: refer to page 11 for more information
$2415.00 for a minimum of 70 credits. If more than 70 credits are achieved an extra cost maybe incurred.
This fee includes, any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz
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National Certificate in
Diversional Therapy
Level 4: Credits 88:
ID:
1279
5786
5788
5789
5791
5792
5795
16870
16874
23375
23380
Title:
Write in plain English
Develop, implement, evaluate, and adapt personal Diversional
therapy care plans
Develop, implement, evaluate, and adapt Diversional therapy group
care plans
Identify, implement, evaluate, and adapt Diversional therapy
activities for people with identified health conditions
Identify safety concerns, assess risk, and develop strategies to
ensure safety in a Diversional therapy setting
Develop, implement, evaluate, and adapt Diversional therapy care
plan for a person experiencing grief and loss
Describe and apply the principles of quality assurance to Diversional
therapy practice
Level:
3
4
4
8
5
4
4
5
4
3
4
4
Demonstrate knowledge of causes and associated conditions related
to intellectual disability
Demonstrate an ability to support a person with a communication
impairment
Demonstrate knowledge of hearing impairment
3
3
4
5
3
3
Describe and apply culturally safe operating principles and Māori
values in a health, disability, or community setting
3
6
3
3
3
4
3
4
4
6
4
6
4
4
4
4
3
3
23385
Describe self-advocacy and support a self-advocacy process in a
health or disability setting
23388
Provide support to a person whose behaviour presents challenges in
a health or disability setting
23918 †
Describe the philosophy, purpose, and benefits of Diversional
therapy, and the role and skills of Diversional therapists
23920
Demonstrate knowledge of dementia, person-centred care and
communication for a person living with dementia
23921
Provide person-centred care when supporting a person living with
dementia
23922
Demonstrate knowledge of effects of dementia and how to manage
them, for those caring for a person living with dementia
23923
Demonstrate knowledge of support for people living with dementia
when their behaviour presents challenges
25770
Research support services for Diversional
therapists and collate into a resource manual
Elective 1: Select One Unit Standard
ID:
26977
27833
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Credit:
3
5
Title:
Move a person using equipment and care for equipment in a
health, disability or aged care context
OR
Support people to use assistive equipment and move in a health,
disability or aged care context
Recommend selection of this unit stand for DT course
NOTE: these units replace 5012.
Level:
3
Credit:
4
3
5
Updated June 2015
Average duration 18 months
National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged support - Core Competencies level 3 and is the prerequisite for the Human Services Strand
On completion of the National Certificate you will receive the Links Training Certificate in
Dementia Care
Assessment fee: refer to page 11 for more information
$3036.00 incl GST for 88 Credits.
This fee includes any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz/
Note: † 23391 respond to loss and grief in a health, disability or community setting is a prerequisite
for 23918.
Play rooms in healthcare settings
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Links Training (2008) Ltd
Certificate in Dementia Care
20 credits
This certificate is the minimum requirements for individuals working in the dementia care field.
ID:
23920
23921
23922
23923
Title:
Demonstrate knowledge of dementia, person-centred care and
communication for a person living with dementia
Provide person-centred care when supporting a person living with
dementia
Demonstrate knowledge of effects of dementia and how to manage
them, for those caring for a person living with dementia
Demonstrate knowledge of support for people living with dementia
when their behaviour presents challenges
Level:
4
Credit:
6
4
6
4
4
4
4
Average duration 8 months
The total cost is $747.50 incl GST for 20 credits, including admin fee, assessor contact time, a training plan
and NZQA Registration.
This fee includes any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable). Refer to page 11 for further Fee schedule information.
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz/
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National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support
(Senior Support) (Level 4)
Minimum 70 credits is required to attain the qualification.
Compulsory Section: A total of 33 compulsory credits
ID:
Title:
1987
Develop strategies to establish and maintain positive workplace
relationships
26851
Describe and implement health and wellbeing strategies for
consumers in an aged care, health, or disability context
26853
Describe concepts of quality and develop, implement, and report
on quality objectives in a health-related organisation
26854
Recognise and respond to changes to the health and wellbeing of
consumers in an aged care, health, or disability context
Level:
4
Credit:
5
5
10
5
10
4
8
Elective Section: A minimum of 37 credits at levels 3 to 6 from either Elective 1 or Elective 2.
Elective 1: A minimum of 20 credits at levels 4-5 from Set 1, Set 2 and Set 3
Set 1: A minimum of 1 unit standard.
ID
Title
Level
26977
Move a person using equipment and care for equipment in a health,
3
disability or aged care context
OR –
Support people to use assistive equipment and move in a health,
27833
disability or aged care context
3
NOTE: these units replace 5012.
5013
Support a consumer who is terminally ill
4
20827
Support a person to use prescribed medication in a health or
3
disability context
23382
Support a person to participate as a member of the community in a
3
health or disability setting
23383
Establish and facilitate a learning plan with a person requiring
4
health or disability supports
23385
Describe self-advocacy and support a self-advocacy process in a
3
health or disability setting
23386
Support a person to meet personal care needs in an aged care,
3
health, or disability context
23388
Provide support to a person whose behaviour
3
presents challenges in a health or disability setting
23391
Respond to loss and grief in a health, disability, or community setting
3
23925
Support, mentor and facilitate a consumer to
3
maximise independence in a health or disability setting
24655
Support people with information needs in a health, disability, or
4
community setting
24656
Support a person to identify aspirations and needs in a health,
5
disability, or community setting
24657
Develop a support plan with a person in a health, disability, or
5
community setting
24659
Coordinate support for a person in a health,
5
disability, or community setting
27458
Support a client to develop and achieve goals as a health assistant
3
in a health or disability interdisciplinary team
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Updated June 2015
Credit
4
5
3
2
3
6
3
6
4
2
6
3
10
10
10
3
27457
Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated
organs of the human body
27460
Describe clients’ nutritional requirements and feeding issues in an
aged care, health, or disability context
27461
Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care, and support for
people at different human lifespan stages
01810
Explain resources and support agencies for families or whānau who
have a member with a disability
26975
Communicate with consumers to support wellness in a health,
disability, or community setting
12700
Describe the human cardiovascular system (New)
12706
Describe the human digestive system(New)
12713
Describe the integumentary system of the human body (New)
12719
Describe the human musculoskeletal system body (New)
12722
Describe the nervous system of the human body (New)
12728
Describe the human respiratory system (New)
12730
Describe the special senses of the human body (New)
12731
Describe the urinary system of the human body (New)
27460
Describe clients’ nutritional requirements and feeding issues in an
aged care, health or disability context (New)
27461
Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care, and support for
people at different human lifespan stages (New)
27462
Describe the impact of, and manage, a client’s chronic illness as a
health assistant (New)
Set 2: A minimum of 1 unit standard.
ID
23387
Title
Demonstrate knowledge of the ageing process and its effects on
individual support needs
23920
Demonstrate knowledge of dementia, person centred care and
communication for a person living with dementia
23921
Provide person-centred care when supporting a person living with
dementia
23922
Demonstrate knowledge of effects of dementia and how to
manage them, for those caring for a person living with dementia
23923
Demonstrate knowledge of support for people living with dementia
when their behaviour presents challenges
26974
Describe dementia, interaction with, and support for people with
dementia in an aged care, health, or disability context
01828
Identify services available to people with disabilities
Set 3: A minimum of 1 unit standard.
ID
01836
23380
23389
23392
23393
25987
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Title
Recognise indicators and describe responses to suspected abuse
of people using health or disability services
Describe and apply culturally safe Māori operating principles and
values in a health, disability, or community setting
Demonstrate knowledge of risk management
planning in a health, disability, or community setting
Describe ethical behaviour in a health, disability, or community
setting
Apply a risk management plan for a person in a health, disability,
or community setting
Describe culturally safe principles and Pacific values for a
consumer in a health, disability, or community setting
3
4
3
3
3
6
3
2
3
6
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
2
2
1
2
5
3
4
2
3
3
6
3
3
Level
3
Credit
7
4
6
4
6
4
4
4
4
3
8
3
4
Level
3
Credit
4
3
6
3
2
3
3
4
4
3
6
Updated June 2015
27104
Apply the Code of Rights when supporting people in an aged
3
2
care, health, or disability context
27141
Demonstrate knowledge of cultural identities and culture-related
3
6
issues in an aged care, health, or disability context
Elective 2: The balance to achieve a minimum of 37 credits at levels 3 to 6 across Electives 1 and 2.
ID
1988
3491
8494
9704
11099
15189
19521
20198
21335
23395
Title
Supervise workplace operations (New)
Write a report (New)
Develop Self to improve performance at work. (New)
Manage interpersonal conflict (New)
Develop strategies for communicating in a culturally diverse
workplace
Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace (New)
Explain the requirements of the Health & safety in Employment
(HSE) Act 1992 (New)
Identify the roles and responsibilities of the health and safety
representative in the workplace. (New)
Lead a group/team to achieve an objective (New)
Participate in staff selection process(New)
Level
4
3
4
4
4
Credit
3
4
3
6
4
4
4
4
5
4
8
4
4
5
3
Average duration 12 months
Assessment fee: refer to page 11 for more information
$2415.00 incl GST for a minimum of 70 credits.
If you choose to complete more than the total required elective credits an extra cost maybe incurred.
This fee includes, any contact time with tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if
applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz
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Updated June 2015
National Certificate in
Brain Injury Support (Level 4)
Minimum 74 credits is required to attain the qualification.
Compulsory section
ID
Title
Level
Credit
26887
Describe rehabilitation after brain injury and support a person after
4
10
brain injury
26888
Describe effects of brain injury on cognitive function, and implement
4
10
strategies to support a person after brain injury
26892
Describe effects of brain injury on life roles, and implement
4
8
strategies to support a person after brain injury
26895
Describe the structure and function of the human brain, and causes,
4
8
severity, and effects of brain injury on people
26896
Describe effects of fatigue after brain injury, and implement
4
6
strategies to support a person to manage fatigue
Elective Set A - A minimum of three unit standards
ID
Title
Level
Credit
26889
Describe effects of brain injury on behaviour, and implement
4
10
safeguards to support a person after brain injury
26890
Describe effects of brain injury on physical function, and implement
4
10
strategies to support a person after brain injury
26891
Describe effects of brain injury on communication, and implement
4
8
strategies to support a person after brain injury
26893
Demonstrate knowledge of, and report on changes in,the
4
8
psychological wellbeing of a person after brain injury
26894
Describe effects of brain injury on children, and implement
4
10
strategies to support children after brain injury
Elective Set B : The balance of credits to achieve a minimum of 32 credits from the elective sets
ID
Title
Level
Credit
20827
Support a person to use prescribed medication in a health or disability
3
2
context
23925
Support, mentor, and facilitate a consumer to maximise
3
6
independence in a health or disability setting
Average duration 5 months
Fees payable over the duration of the course:
$2553.00 incl GST for a minimum of 74 credits. If you choose to complete more than the total required
elective credits an extra cost maybe incurred This fee includes gst, credit registration, any contact time with
tutors/assessors, assessments and one resubmission (if applicable).
All fees are payable to links Training with different payment options available.
Workplace training grants may be available through Te Pou http://www.tepou.co.nz/
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Registered and Accredited by
New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
as a Category 1 - Private Training Establishment
We hope you have enjoyed looking through our training information.
If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact our office.
Please enroll online and we will contact you with your course information.
For more information about our training please contact:
Links Training (2008) Ltd
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Phone: 06 368 5973
Freephone: 0508487246
Fax: 06 3685975
Email: [email protected]
www.links-ltd.co.nz
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