Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2019 Semester Two – 22 July
2020 Semester One – 2 March
Available locations
Programme type

Programme overview

  • Designed to develop clinical and professional supervision skills
  • Learn with practitioners from a wide range of professions in health and social services
  • Short block-courses
  • Develop skills with peer and lecturer feedback
  • Only two courses to complete the qualification

This programme provides an opportunity to learn and reflect alongside course colleagues from a broad range of health and allied health professions, social workers, counsellors and human services workers.
The programme has block-course days to enable interaction and acquisition of skills, with online/study guide support.

Programme structure

This programme is delivered through face-to-face block-courses at Epsom Campus with online/study-guide support.


  • PROFSUPV 700 The Practice of Professional Supervision (30 points)
    (offered over 3 two-day blocks approximately one month apart)
  • PROFSUPV 701 Advanced Approaches in Professional Supervision (30 points)
    (offered over 3 two-day blocks approximately one month apart)

2020 entry requirements

Programme requirements

You must have completed an undergraduate degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) and be currently employed in health, counselling, social services, human services, or similar professional context.

You will also need at least three years’ experience in health, counselling, social services, human services, or similar professions.

Further programme requirements

English language requirements

If you are an international applicant whose first language is not English you will need to provide evidence of your English proficiency.

You will require an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0. See alternative English language requirements.

How much does a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision cost per year?

2019 fees

Domestic students
International students

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $7.06 per point, estimated at $423.60 for full-time study (60 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2019
8 December 2018

Start dates

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Other important dates

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If you have any questions or would like to discuss your study options, please get in touch with our dedicated postgraduate coordinator:

Postgraduate Taught Coordinator
Email: pgt@auckland.ac.nz
Phone: +64 9 623 8899 ext. 48732

Where could this programme take you?

This programme is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in clinical and professional supervision and prepares you for a variety of roles in health and allied health, social work, counselling and human services professions. It is possible to credit the courses passed for this certificate to the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision, if you wish to advance your qualification further.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Clinical supervisor
  • Practice leader
  • Professional supervisor
  • Social work supervisor

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