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Professional development and short courses in health

Workshops and short courses

Food safety course

The focus of this course is microbiological safety although chemical and foreign matter aspects are included. It is designed for food manufacturers although those from other sectors of the food industry may find the course useful. This two-day course can be run on demand.

Contact Steve Flint

Get Published! Preparing your research for publication

This course will help postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early-career scholars to publish an academic journal article or other scholarly publication.

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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point course

This two-day course covers the theory and practice of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures to provide confidence in food manufacture. Run on demand.

Contact Steve Flint

Leadership through Reflective Practice

Engaging in reflective practice is a fundamental competency that has numerous benefits: reflective practice contributes towards patient safety and satisfaction; increases the likelihood of attention to culturally safe and ethical care; optimises clinical teaching; enhances resilience in individual nurses; and provides communicative frameworks for collaborative leadership and teamwork.

Contact Anne-Marie Ngan

Low Acid Canned Food Thermal Processing Systems course (LACF)

This course covers relevant food microbiology principles, the design and control of a range of thermal processing systems, the principles of food plant sanitation, record keeping, and the design and handling of food containers for thermal processing. Passing this course allows you to supervise thermal processes for low-acid food.

Contact Eteta Trueman

Occupational English Test (OET)

OET is an International English language test to assess the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals seeking to register and practice in an English-speaking environment.

OET tests health practitioners from dentistry, dietetics, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, podiatry, radiography, speech pathology and veterinary science.

Occupational English Test (OET)

PARTH Workshop

This is an experiential workshop, developed by Massey University and Kapiti Youth Support, which enables participants to explore the use of the PARTH model in their practice. It encourages participants to explore what constitutes effective practice and to develop strategies for overcoming the challenges to this practice.

Contact Nancy Braithwaite

Refresher course for noise assessment

We offer on-demand occupational and environmental noise assessment refresher courses for industry bodies or businesses.

Contact Wyatt Page