New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Ashton Warner Nanny Academy
Nannying and Early Childhood Care
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.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with proficient educators who, in a range of early childhood contexts, can provide and/or support the education and care of infants, toddlers, and young children. It is also intended to enhance community outcomes.
Graduates may provide supervision and/or guidance of volunteers or other staff, depending on the early childhood setting and associated regulatory framework and criteria.
This qualification does not lead to teacher registration, but it may provide opportunities for graduates, under specified criteria, to progress to a Level 7 ECE initial teacher education qualification.
Key Information for Students
Prospective students must provide evidence of their ability to study at Level 5. Applicants aged under 20 require a minimum of four years secondary schooling or equivalent. Preference is given to applicants with previous experience with children and involvement in cultural, sporting, or community services. Prospective students must pass a safety check consistent with the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. Prospective students will participate in a pre-enrolment interview. Enrolments are subject to approval from the Academic Manager.
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:
|Earnings range||$19,183 - $37,617|
|In further study||44%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
New Zealand Pacific Scholarships
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
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.