New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care

Ashton Warner Nanny Academy

Subject area

Nannying and Early Childhood Care

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Academic:

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification.

Safety checks:

Completion of this qualification requires practical experience within an early childhood setting. These placements will require the candidate to pass a safety check consistent with the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
For more information on the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, safety checking regulations, and guidelines see http://childrensactionplan.govt.nz/.

Regulatory:

Programmes must reflect quality practice and maintain currency with amendments to, and replacements of, relevant legislation, regulations, Australia/New Zealand standards (AS/NZS), and security responsibilities including cyber safety.

Current legislation and regulations can be accessed at http://legislation.govt.nz

Current regulatory framework and licensing criteria for ECE can be accessed from the Ministry of Education at http://www.education.govt.nz/

Current AS/NZS standards can be accessed at http://standards.co.nz

Relevant ECE codes of ethics.

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 can participate in the education and care of infants, toddlers, and young children in an entry-level carer role in a range of early childhood contexts, and/or who can proceed to further study.
Graduates will contribute to improving society and community wellbeing outcomes and strengthening families.
The ECE setting will determine the specific requirements and the level of supervision under which graduates will operate, which will generally be direct supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:

$20,807

Median earnings one year after study

$22,177

Median earnings two years after study

$29,765

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

37%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 4243055
Fax: (09) 424 3065
Email: amanda@nannyacademy.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nannyacademy.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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