New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care

New Zealand Tertiary College Limited

Subject area

Nannying and Early Childhood Care

Qualification

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Entry requirements

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

Learners enrolling are expected to show potential to study at Level 4 with adequate literacy and numeracy skills.

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/.

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 provide practice-based education and care in a specific early childhood context, including multicultural settings, and/or who can proceed to further study.

Graduates will enhance family and community outcomes and will support infants, toddlers and young children.

The early childhood education (ECE) setting and associated regulatory framework and criteria will determine the level of supervision under which graduates will operate. For example, home-based regular sole charge practitioners would be under general supervision, while parent-led session leaders would provide guidance and supervision of others.

What graduates earn

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

$24,000

Median earnings one year after study

$28,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

30%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

National Foundation for the Deaf - Deaf Education Scholarship

Provided by:

National Foundation for the Deaf

Website:

http://www.nfd.org.nz/

Value:

Determined on a case-by-case basis.

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Mark Ashford Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand National Office - The Administration Manager

Website:

http://www.cfnz.org.nz/

Value:

$3,000

Read more

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) 520 4000
Fax: (09) 520 4020
Email: info@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nztertiarycollege.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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