New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Introductory Skills)
Taranaki Educare Training Trust
Nannying and Early Childhood Care
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have introductory skills and knowledge to participate in the care and education of mokopuna - infants, toddlers, and young children, in an entry-level role in an early childhood context.
This qualification is intended for people who intend to work as entry-level carers or early childhood educators or proceed to further study. Graduates will contribute to improving society and community wellbeing outcomes and strengthening whanau/families.
Graduates will be able to operate under limited supervision. The ECE setting will determine the specific requirements and the level of supervision under which graduates will operate when employed, which will generally be direct supervision.
Key Information for Students
Trainees will be required to undergo TETT interview process and literacy procedures to ensure that this programme is right for them, to ensure that they are able to succeed in passing these qualifications. TETT will also contact references to support the application and complete police vetting and adhere to Safety Checking under the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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