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  • 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)

    Starts February

    Contact Maree Leatherby Phone: 06 830 1108. Email:

    For New Zealand Citizens & Permanent Residents

    Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision [Level 8]


  • 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 supervisory relationship.

    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 whakaaroaromaster-of-professional-practice/

    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


    13 April - 27 April 29 June - 17 July 28 September - 9 October

  • TIMETABLE 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).

    Contact Time On-campus classes are usually scheduled between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.

    PGPS8.01 has four two-day face-to-face blocks. PGPS8.02 has three two-day face-to-face blocks.

    For a current timetable, please refer to

    Non-Contact Time You should plan to spend approximately 20 hours of study per course per week including scheduled classroom time.

    ENTRY CRITERIA ▶ Undergraduate degree ▶ Two years work experience relevant to

    professional supervision ▶ Access to colleagues with whom to engage

    in the role of supervisor

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENT 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 demonstrated include:

    ▶ Approved scores on IELTS tests, namely an Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6 (or accepted international equivalents) OR

    ▶ NCEA Level 3 University Entrance

    BLENDED LEARNING Lecturers are available to students via the EIT on-line courses sites, virtual classrooms, video conference, skype and face-to-face classes.

    ASSESSMENTS Include online activities, written assignments, presentation, portfolio of supervision practice.

    TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT 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 Chrome

    ▶ 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.




    PGPS8.01 To enable students to critically examine the application of supervision theories and practice in a range of professions.

    30 8 1

    PGPS8.02 To enable students to apply knowledge and skills of professional practice in a supervisory relationship.

    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.


    Mandy Pentecost Programme Coordinator

    MA (First Class Hons) (English), MCouns (First Class Hons), PGCertCouns (Counselling Supervision), BA (English), DipTchg, CertAdTchg


    Charlotte Chisnell MMHL, PGCert Post Compulsory Education, PGDipSW, BA (Hons) (Psych&SocPol), CertConDI

  • Scholarships and Grants Scholarships and grants make life easier by helping to cover your fees, other costs and living expenses while you study. You don’t always need to be an 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 The Student Services Levy is a compulsory non-tuition fee that is charged to students enrolled at EIT. The levy is to contribute to the provision of quality 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 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.



    © Eastern Institute of Technology DISCLAIMER: All information in this publication pertains to New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents, and is correct at the time of printing but is subject to change. EIT reserves the right to amend/withdraw programmes or courses. The EIT Council will set fees annually by November and are subject to change. For the latest information, or for full programme entry requirements visit or phone 0800 22 55 348.

    HOW TO ENROL STEP 1 Complete the enrolment form that is included with this info pack or apply online

    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 to apply.

    STEP 2 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 supporting documents.

    STEP 3 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 your studen