EIT’s Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision will enable those working in the social services and health sectors to develop
their practice of professional supervision. Credits towards Postgraduate Diploma in, and Master of, Professional Practice.
Campus EIT Hawke’s Bay (face-to-face, block courses and online)
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For New Zealand Citizens
& Permanent Residents
Postgraduate Certificate in
Professional Supervision [Level 8]
EASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
EASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
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Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance and
develop your professional practice?
Develop your practice of professional supervision. The first course,
Foundations of Supervision, introduces you to a range of theories and
approaches, including kaupapa Māori. The second course, Developing
Supervision Practice, enables you to apply knowledge and skills in a
Features of the programme:
▶ Focus on your own programme
▶ Learn and apply theories to support your practice
▶ Flexible delivery with a mix of face-to-face and online learning
▶ Part-time only, can be completed part-time in one year
Courses within the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision
will also cross credit as ‘options’ in either the Postgraduate Diploma in
Professional Practice (PGDPP) or the Master of Professional Practice (MPP),
should you wish to continue with postgraduate study.
For more information about PGDPP and MPP go to
YOUR FUTURE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Your possible employment opportunities could include: provision of supervision in workplace or private practice.
Your study pathway could progress on to: credits towards Postgraduate Diploma in, and Master of, Professional Practice.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision
Level Level 8 Credits 60
Length Part-time Fee $2,050 approximately per 30 credit course
This is a guide only based on the previous year. All costs quoted include GST and student services levy. Fees apply to New Zealand citizens and New Zealand permanent residents only.
Programme starts Monday, 17 February Programme Ends Friday, 27 November
EIT TERM / SEMESTER HOLIDAYS
13 April - 27 April 29 June - 17 July 28 September - 9 October
Your study time will be made up of contact
time (class times, tutorials, industry-based
learning) and non-contact time (your own
individual study time, online learning).
On-campus classes are usually scheduled
between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm Monday to
PGPS8.01 has four two-day face-to-face blocks.
PGPS8.02 has three two-day face-to-face
For a current timetable, please refer to
You should plan to spend approximately 20
hours of study per course per week including
scheduled classroom time.
▶ Undergraduate degree
▶ Two years work experience relevant to
▶ Access to colleagues with whom to engage
in the role of supervisor
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY
Applicants from countries in which English is not
the primary spoken language must demonstrate
an acceptable level of English language fluency
prior to acceptance in the programme. Ways
in which English language fluency may be
▶ Approved scores on IELTS tests, namely
an Academic score of 6.5 with no band
lower than 6 (or accepted international
▶ NCEA Level 3 University Entrance
Lecturers are available to students via the EIT
on-line courses sites, virtual classrooms, video
conference, skype and face-to-face classes.
Include online activities, written assignments,
presentation, portfolio of supervision practice.
If you know how to send an email and access
sites on the internet, you will have the basic skill
needed to participate in blended activities.
We will ensure you receive all support
necessary to attain the skills you will need.
Learning between the face-to-face wānanga will
be delivered online. You can either work from
home or use EIT's facilities. If working from
home you will require the following:
▶ Computer with broadband internet access
(dial up access is not recommended)
▶ Any operating system (preferably less than
five years old and with sound)
▶ Software - Microsoft Office or similar,
Adobe Acrobat reader, Adobe flash player,
modern internet browser such as Firefox or
▶ Extras - USB stick (4gb recommended) and
headset with microphone may be required
for some courses
THE EXPERIENCE YOU NEED
& THE SUPPORT TO SUCCEED
When you study at EIT you’ll get the kind
of experiences that will help you gain the
knowledge and skills to get ahead.
You’ll also be supported by lecturers and
tutors who are here for you, within a learning
environment where you are treated as an
individual, not just a number. They’ll know your
name and you’ll receive one-on-one attention
to make sure you get the support to succeed.
COURSE NO. BRIEF DESCRIPTION NO. OF CREDITS
To enable students to critically examine the application of supervision theories and
practice in a range of professions.
30 8 1
To enable students to apply knowledge and skills of professional practice in a
30 8 2
WORLD-CLASS 'A' RATED TEACHING STAFF
The Tertiary Education Commission rates EIT as one of New Zealand’s top institutes of technology and polytechnics for research. Our highly-qualified
academics are leaders in their subjects, delivering the most up-to-date and relevant information to certificate, diploma, degree and postgraduate students.
Attuned to ever-changing technologies, our tutors bring extensive work experience to teaching EIT’s certificate and other industry-tailored programmes.
MA (First Class Hons) (English), MCouns
(First Class Hons), PGCertCouns
(Counselling Supervision), BA (English),
MMHL, PGCert Post Compulsory
Education, PGDipSW, BA (Hons)
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academic high-flyer to qualify.
EIT has a long list of scholarships for which you can apply. So if you would like to get financial help with your study, take a look at our website to see
what’s available. You can also take a look online at the givME database available at EIT. It lists every scholarship and grant available in New Zealand.
Student Services Levy
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student services that support learning. The funds received by EIT from the levy are ring-fenced, meaning they can only be spent on student services.
Student Loans and Allowances
StudyLink is a service of the Ministry of Social Development. Apply well before your programme begins (even if you haven't been accepted yet) so
you'll be ready to get your payments when you need them most. Check out studylink.govt.nz or phone 0800 88 99 00. A Student Allowance is a
weekly payment to help you with living expenses. It doesn't have to be paid back. A Student Loan is made up of three parts – compulsory fees, course-
related costs and living costs. You have to pay these back.
THE EXPERIENCE YOU NEED
& THE SUPPORT TO SUCCEED
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HOW TO ENROL
Complete the enrolment form that is included with this info
pack or apply online www.eit.ac.nz
You can apply to StudyLink now if you need help to pay your
fees, course related costs or living costs. You can do this even if
you haven't been accepted on to your programme yet.
Visit www.studylink.govt.nz to apply.
If you apply online you will be sent a form to check, sign and
return to EIT along with any required supporting documents.
If you are applying by paper enrolment form, you will need
to complete this and send back to EIT with any required
You will receive an acceptance letter with programme
information including your start date.
You may also receive course selection forms. You need to
complete these quickly and return them to us so we can finalise
your enrolment. If you do not send these back to us we are
not able to give StudyLink the information they need to finalise