Plus a total of 8 credits taken from the following courses:
AED-026 Health Promotion
AED-028 Relaxation and Stress Management
AED-029 Working Relationships
AED-031 Working with the Environment
AED-033 Emergency Preparation
AED-034 Interpersonal Skills
AED-035 Self-Employment Skills
AED-043 Customer Service
AED-044 Workplace Organization Skills
AED-045 Basics of Emergency First Aid
AED-050 Preparation for Food Safe
AED-052 Anger Management
AED-060 Contemporary Issues
AED-061 Discovering Career Paths
AED-062 Introduction to Peer Support
AED-067 Adaptive Technology for Communication
Pass in 10 credits.
Attend an instructor interview
Have a documented cognitive or mental health disability
Note: North Island College staff are available and happy to support unique student needs as well as assist with course planning and the admission process. Please contact the Department of Accessible Learning Services for more information.
To Be Successful
Students should have an interest and motivation to participate in learning about the world of work. Student success may depend on the ability to work independently and in a group setting.
Department Chair, Faculty
Erin M Cathro
Accessible Learning, Adult Basic Education
Master of Special Education (Flinder's University, Australia, 2013)
Subjects: Access Education
Develop your communication skills, people skills and social skills. These soft skills are important for career success.
Learn how to identify and demonstrate a positive customer service experience, attitudes for success, effective workplace interpersonal skills and workplace safety practices. Gain decision making, goal setting and problem solving strategies.
You will gain awareness of community resources, set health management goals (nutrition, fitness and stress management) and produce a portfolio of your learning, career interests and goals.
Depending on your skills, you may exit to competitive employment, supported work, volunteer positions or further specific skills training. Types of employment will range according to your ability, interests and the local labour market.
Tuition & Costs Estimate
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit our tuition page.
Accessible Learning courses are eligible for an Adult Upgrading Grant and we can help you with the application process to apply for funding.