More online options for First Aid
Following consultation in the sector, Toitū te Waiora has agreed that assessment of Unit Standard 6400 - Manage first aid in an emergency situation - and 6401 - Provide First Aid - can be undertaken online on a temporary basis until the provider’s region moves into the COVID-19 ‘green traffic light’ setting. Toitū te Waiora will deal with applications for online delivery of unit standards 6400 and 6401 on a case-by-case basis, in line with its national external moderation role.
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Online option for CPR standard
Following consultation in the sector, Toitū te Waiora has agreed that assessment of CPR in Unit Standard 6402 - Provide Basic Life Support - can be undertaken online on a temporary basis until the provider’s region moves into the COVID-19 ‘green traffic light’ setting.
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Toitū te Waiora celebrates the opening of the Tāmaki Makaurau office
We were very fortunate to celebrate the opening of the Tāmaki Makaurau office on Monday, with the support of our mana whenua partner, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
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Take our First Aid survey!
As the Standard Setting Body for First Aid Standards, Toitū te Waiora will be conducting a review of Unit Standards 6400, 6401, 6402 and 25459 in March 2022...
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Beauty Qualifications for review
Nine beauty qualifications are under review, with a survey launched last week to get feedback and suggestions from the industry. The survey, which will run until March 31 is also asking for participants in group and individual consultation later in February.
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Change to dementia standards
As you may be aware, on February 28, 2022, the updated Ngā Paerewa Health and Disability Services Standard NZS 8134:2021 will come into effect. NZS 8134:2021 will supersede Standard 8134:2008. These changes reflect the shift towards more person- and whānau-centred health and disability services, where people are empowered to make decisions about their own care and support.
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COVID-19 and training - what you need to know
Toitū te Waiora expects that all providers are operating in accordance with the Government’s COVID-19 Protection Framework (also known as the traffic light system) restrictions in their respective areas.
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Toitū te Waiora Workforce Development Council welcomes Donovan Clarke, inaugural Chief Executive
The appointment is a significant milestone in the establishment of the Workforce Development Council, which will give sectors including care services, education, health and social services greater leadership in the vocational education and training system.
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Induction event to kickstart industry leadership in future skills development
A two-day induction event kicks off today for 54 industry leaders and innovators who will play a vital role in ensuring New Zealand’s vocational education system is fit for the needs of today – and tomorrow.
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The Orders in Council for the WDCs
The Reforms of Vocational Education (RoVE) have taken another significant step with the passing and gazetting of the Orders in Council that will lead to the formal establishment of six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs).
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