Check out these youth work and youth development courses and institutions in Aotearoa. Praxis, WelTec and University of Canterbury are Korowai Tupu endorsed providers. Graduates with any of the following diplomas or degrees from these institutions automatically meet the Korowai Tupu Core Competency entry requirements.

NZ Certificate in Youth Work

Adventure Works

Certificate of Professional Supervision in the Workplace (Level 5)


New Zealand Certificate in Youth Work (Level 3)


Certificate in Youth Development (Level 4)


New Zealand Certificate in Youth Work (Level 4)

Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology
Workforce Development

Certificate in Youth and Community Leadership (Level 5)

University of Canterbury

New Zealand Diploma in Youth Work (Level 6)

Otago Polytechnic

Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership (Level 7)

University of Canterbury

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Youth Health (Level 8)

The University of Auckland

Graduate Diploma in Youth Development (Level 7)


Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Youth Health (Level 8)

The University of Auckland

For more information about career prospects for youth workers and other professions visit Careers NZ.

To find out other information including suggested pay ranges check out the Careers NZ Youth Worker page or this link to PayScale.

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