EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION COURSES

     

    Do you love working with children, caring for infants, nanny work, travelling, teaching children, practical learning and developing potential in others? Our Early Childhood Education is the programme for you!

    If you are looking to take your first step into a rewarding career in Early Childhood Education, then we are the right choice for you. We offer a range of qualifications to provide you with the knowledge and training to help you on your journey to meaningful employment within the sociocultural context of Aotearoa/New Zealand

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    WE OFFER 3
    COURSES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD:

    Key:

    • Youth Guarantee

      For domestic students that are under 20 and meet Youth Guarantee entry requirements

    • SAC

      For domestic fee paying students

    • Domestic

      For domestic students

    • International

      For international students

    • Travel Allowance

      Travel allowance available for Youth Guarantee students

    CERTIFICATE

    IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (LEVEL 3)

    • For domestic students that are under 20 and meet Youth Guarantee entry requirements

    • Travel allowance available for Youth Guarantee students

    • For domestic students

    The Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Level 3, will provide students with introductory skills and knowledge in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children within the sociocultural context of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

    Literacy and numeracy skills are embedded in the programme to help students develop communication effectiveness. Work experience in an ECE centre will introduce learners to the practical skills and experience needed to prepare for a career in this industry. Graduates will also gain an NCEA Level 2 qualification on completion of this programme. 

     

    CERTIFICATE

    IN EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICE - HOME BASED/NANNY AND CENTRE BASED (LEVEL 4)

    • For domestic fee paying students

    • For domestic students

    This training scheme is designed for people who are involved in the care and education of children in a variety of early childhood education settings including home-based (nannies), education and care centres and playgroups. The certificate is also endorsed by the NZ Home-Base Childcare Association and Barnardos to ensure it meets the needs and requirements of the sector. It is also suitable as preparation for university entrance in related fields of study.

     

    DIPLOMA

    IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (PASIFIKA) (LEVEL 5)

    • For domestic fee paying students

    • For domestic students

    • For international students

    This course will prepare you for a career in the ECE sector and is ideal for further developing the academic skills necessary to complete higher level studies in this area. 

    You may may gain employment in the early childhood sector as an ECE educator, nanny, edu-carer, au pair, Home-based caregiver or choose to continue study towards a degree throughout New Zeland. After the completion of this course you may wish to enrol in the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) at Whitireia New Zealand in Wellington.

     
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