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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4)

NZSE School of ECE - NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 4

Zero-Fees*

Duration

18 weeks including holidays

Campus

Nationwide

Delivery

Online

Credits

60

Work placement

64 hours

Programme overview

Are you passionate about looking after and teaching children? Light up your life and the lives of others with a New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care. Through NZSE’s ECE programme, you’ll make a start on your career in ECE by becoming a skilled and sought-after educator. From here, you can choose to work in ECE or progress to university-level studies.

This highly accessible, engaging and creative online programme will give you the required skills and knowledge to become a competent Early Childhood Kaiako to work in a variety of child care centres and facilities. Embark on this meaningful pathway if you are thinking of entering the ECE sector with no previous experience; are already working in the sector; or you are currently a home-based educator needing to become qualified at Level 4.

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What you study

Develop the skills to work with tamariki and ensure their wellbeing and development in crucial stages of their upbringing. Our programme covers best practices and theory to apply to your work, including:

In the last course of the programme you will undertake 64 hours of work placement. Work placement can be undertaken in a licensed home-based service, an ECE Centre, a kindergarten, or a language nest.

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