Retrain For A Career In Health Care

Level 3 Training Starts 18 January 2021

Are you in New Zealand on a visa and need a new training opportunity and a new career?

There is ongoing international demand for qualified Health Care Assistants. Apply for the Kalandra Certificate in Health Assistance (Aged Care) (Level 3) and graduate with the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with a strand Healthcare Assistance.


Limited Special Offer – International Student Fee

Onshore Applicants Only - We are offering a heavily reduced international student fee to enable retraining for a future career in the Health Care sector.


Key Information

To Enrol You Will Need


What Does The Programme Cover?

Students will begin with the following to prepare them for Level 3 study:

The training then progresses to the Certificate in Health Assistance (Aged Care) (Level 3)

This is an entry-level, NZQA approved programme which trains Health Care Assistants in general aged health care issues, professional practices, skills, knowledge and procedures. This training enables graduates to deliver the highest standard of care and support in a health and wellbeing organisation including home-care and other aged-care environments.

As a guide some of the issues, practices and skills covered in this programme are:


What Skills and Knowledge Will You Gain?

Graduates of the Certificate in Health Assistance (Aged Care) (Level 3) programme will understand:


Already Have Health Sector Experience or Qualifications?

If you have appropriate Health Care Assistance experience you may be eligible for one of our Level 4 programmes.

Graduates of either are awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with a strand in Mental Health and  Addiction.


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Campus Hours Over Christmas:

Kalandra is closed from cob Wednesday 16 December until Monday 11 December

Applications sent in during this period will be processed once the Campus reopens, and applicants will be notified as soon as possible/

To Apply:

Select which Residency Category applies to you. Fill out the appropriate Application form, include ID (Passport Photocopy) and email to

The Application forms are editable Pdf's

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  • Save and rename with applicant's name
  • TThe form can now be completed digitally and does not need printing out or scanning

NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents

International Students - Currently Onshore in NZ 

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