TE HIKOI O TOITŪ TE WAIORA – The Toitū te Waiora National Roadshow
Toitū te Waiora will be holding events across the motu to share whaakaro on how we can help transform education, and support workforce development based on regional stories, knowledge, and lived experience.
For more information and to see when the roadshow will be in your rohe, check out our latest news below.
Toitū te Waiora (Community, Health, Education, and Social Services) Workforce Development Council represents sectors including care services, youth services, disability services, education and educational support services, funeral services, and mental health and addictions services.
We also represent health services, public order safety, regulatory services, skin and nail therapy services, social services, and urban pest control.
We are about people helping people, and we are proud of the difference our sectors make in Aotearoa.
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Qualifications for Review: Diploma in Health Science and Diploma in Holistic Nutrition
Have your say! The New Zealand Diploma in Health Science (level 5) [Ref 3510] and the New Zealand Diploma in Holistic Nutrition (level 6) [Ref 3511] are under review.
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First Aid 6400, 6401, 6402 – Refresher training grace period
Skills.org and Toitū te Waiora granted a three-month extension to the refresher training grace period in order to help providers deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Beauty Services Advisory Group – Update
Toitū te Waiora would like to thank the beauty services sector for the interest shown in joining the advisory group. We are happy to report that we received 29 applications.
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Te Hikoi o Toitū te Waiora - REGISTER HERE
Toitū te Waiora will be holding events across the country to discuss how they can partner with communities to help transform education, and support workforce development from regional stories, knowledge, and lived experience.
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Review of First Aid unit standards
Toitū te Waiora has completed the review of the four unit standards listed below and is now submitting them to NZQA for approval.
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Beauty Services qualification reviews update
Toitū te Waiora has now completed its review of six Beauty Services qualifications.
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New Zealand Diploma in Community Social Services (level 6)
Since the expiry of the National Diploma in Social Service work with Abuse, Neglect, and Violence (Level 6) on 31 December 2019, there has been no social services qualification available to the sector at this level. Toitū te Waiora was approached by a Tertiary Education Organisation (‘TEO’) earlier in 2022 to help develop a new level 6 qualification in this space. The TEO who approached us at Toitū te Waiora has undertaken considerable background work on developing the new qualification. Their intention is to deliver a 240-credit programme leading to a qualification at Level 6.
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First aid unit standard reviews (6400, 6401, 6402, 25459), 28th of June 2022
Toitū te Waiora has completed its initial public consultation for four First Aid unit standards. We welcome all feedback on the reviewed standards. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on Friday the 29th July 2022.
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NZ qualifications in Youth Work for consultation
- closes on Wednesday 9 November 2022.
Toitū te Waiora has completed the initial review of the NZ qualifications in Youth Work. You are invited to provide feedback on the proposed changes to ensure the qualifications remain useful, relevant and valuable to current and future ākonga, employers, programme providers and other community partners.
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Comprehensive review of civil defence and related disciplines
Toitū te Waiora intends to review all standards covering disciplines related to civil defence emergency management. The purpose of the review is to undertake a comprehensive examination of existing unit standards and to replace them with a fit-for-purpose set of skill standards.
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