Addiction quals for full registration

applied addiction qualifications

meet qualification requirements for both provisional and full registration

WelTec - Bachelor of Addiction Studies

Moana House Training Institute - Te Taketake Diploma in Addiction Counselling (level 7)

WinTec - Paetahi Tumu Kōrero Bachelor of Counselling (important note – HSC0603, HSC0705, and HSC0706 and at least one placement in an addiction setting must have been completed as part of this qualification. Students are required to provide evidence of this)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) - Paetahi Tumu Kōrero Bachelor of Counselling (important note – HSC0603, HSC0705, and HSC0706 and at least one placement in an addiction setting must have been completed as part of this qualification. Students are required to provide evidence of this)

University of Auckland - PGCert HSc and PGDipHSc in Alcohol and Drug Studies (important note - applicants for registration must complete the core papers (POPLHLTH 737, POPLPRAC 707, POLPRAC 708).  

National Addiction Centre, University of Otago - Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Addiction & Co-existing Disorders (important note – PSME404 and PSME422 must be completed as part of the qualification. Students are required to provide evidence of this).

Note: Prior to Te Taketake Diploma in Counselling Level 7, dapaanz recognised Te Taketake Diploma in Counselling Level 6 and will honour that qualification until December 2019.

Addiction qualifications (non-applied)

meet qualification requirements for full registration for those who are provisionally registered and have an applied Bachelor in Nursing, Social Work, Medicine or Counselling

You can choose a qualification from the previous section or choose one below.

Auckland University of Technology - Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Health Sciences (important note - PSYCH 714 and PSYCH 711 must be completed alongside other AUT requirements. Students are required to provide evidence of this).

Auckland University of Technology - Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters in Health Sciences in Mental Health and Addictions (important note - MENH 804 and MENH 805 must be completed alongside other AUT requirements. Students are required to provide evidence of this).

WelTec - Graduate Diploma in Applied Addiction Studies (no longer open for enrolment - important note - AS 6233 and AS 6232 would have needed to be completed alongside other WelTec requirements. Students are required to provide evidence of this).

For more information on registration criteria click here or contact us at registrar@dapaanz.org.nz

scholarships

Te Rau Matatini provides scholarship programmes for both Māori and Non-Māori to complete study in mental health and addictions.

  • Hoe Tahi Addiction (AoD) Scholarship is for people who are interested in a career within the addiction treatment sector, or already working in the sector who wish to undertake a relevant course of study.

  • Hoe Rua Addiction Work-based Placement provides a funded work-based placement to learn about working in the addiction treatment sector with a host organisation.  

  • Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation Scholarships develop and build the Māori workforce, with a focus on leadership, competence in Te Ao Māori and excellence in health. Māori interested in undergraduate or postgraduate study in health are encouraged to apply.

Applications usually open towards the end of the calendar year, in time for the following academic year. For more information see http://teraumatatini.com/scholarships

Te Pou’s Skills Matter programmes provide funding for postgraduate training for new graduates and existing practitioners, including nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists and addiction practitioners working in DHB, NGO and primary care settings.  Several different funded training is available including for:

Assessment and management of co-existing substance use and mental health

This programme is for practitioners working with people who experience co-existing substance use (including gambling) and mental health issues, and funded positions are available through:

  • The University of Auckland’s Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences and Alcohol and Drug Studies. 

  • The University of Otago’s (National Addiction Centre, Christchurch) Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (Addiction and Co-existing Disorders).

Applications are made through contacting the tertiary institute directly for a funded place on the programme, along with enrolment in the following academic year.  

For more information go to https://www.tepou.co.nz/initiatives/skills-matter/46