EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION COURSES

     

    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

    • For domestic students

    • Travel allowance available for Youth Guarantee students

    This Early Childhood Education course provides a basic introduction to the skills and knowledge involved in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children within the sociocultural context of Aotearoa/ New Zealand.

    This qualification may lead to further education such as the Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Pasifika) (Level 5). Further ECE study may enable you to find employment as a nanny, kaiako, educator, PAFT (Parents as First Teachers) educator or a reliever in an ECE centre.

     

    CERTIFICATE

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

    • For domestic fee paying students

    • For domestic students

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

    This qualification 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-based ECE Association (NZHECEA) 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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