Healthcare Education Organisation

Do you employ Support Workers?

If so Health Ed Trust, producers of the ACE (Aged Care Education) programmes, can provide education programmes for your organisation. Our present subscribers include residential care facilities, retirement villages, hospitals, nursing bureaus and home support. All Health Ed Trust  programmes contain unit standards towards National Certificates.

Health Ed Trust programmes are:
  • Flexible: can be taught in many ways
  • Innovative: hands on information in a user friendly format
  • Accessible: can be used in any location in New Zealand
  • Affordable: Pay for the programme once and use the materials as many times as you need. If a staff member resigns the replacement caregiver can start the programme at no cost.
  • Formal: They meet DHB ARRC Contract orientation and NZQA qualification requirements

Health Ed Trust programmes provide:

  • Resources: Excellent resources provided with programmes, the research has been done! Just open up the Manuals and workbooks and start. Very little preparation time required. DVDs, assessments - even the answer guidelines are supplied.
  • Support: Information and teaching resources for Assessors come with each topic. Telephone support is also available from knowledgeable, friendly staff during office hours.

All Health Ed Trust courses are NZQA approved and contain unit standards. When ACE programmes have been completed, the student has also qualified for The National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support. (Core Competencies) and National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) (Level 3).

Throughout New Zealand the ACE programme has become the benchmark for many Managers/Owners when employing staff. Many residential care facilities include completion of the ACE programme as part of an Employment Agreement Contract conditions.

Health Ed Trust’s programmes are very widely accepted. Currently they are used in over 60% of the facilities throughout New Zealand. Over 20,000 students have completed at least one programme and many more are currently working on them.

Health Ed Trust

Health Ed Trust NZ is an independant charitable trust to educate personnel within the health care sector.

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“We have found the ACE programme the best yet education programme for caregivers, especially as it can be related to their day to day caring experiences. The carer’s self esteem, skills and knowledge base as well as job satisfaction, all benefit from taking this programme.”

Gerri Gemmell RN, BN Reg Assessor

Health Ed Trust NZ Inc.
54a Wordsworth Street,
Christchurch 8023

Phone (03) 379 8519
Fax (03) 366 8519
Email: Health Ed Trust