New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

New Zealand Management Academies Limited

Subject area

Nannying and Early Childhood Care

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$5,470

over 1 Year - details

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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 proficient early childhood educators who can provide and/or support the practice-based education and care of mokopuna - infants, toddlers, and young children in a range of early childhood contexts.

This qualification is intended for people who intend to work as early childhood educators or proceed to further study. This qualification does not lead to teacher registration.

Graduates may work independently or as part of a team in a range of early childhood contexts including those underpinned by specific philosophies, and to proceed to further study. It is also intended to enhance community outcomes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Students must be at least 18 years old, have an acceptable safety check prior to the beginning of practical experience, and demonstrate the ability to complete the academic requirements of the programme, for example, having achieved the New Zealand Certificate in Early Education and Care (Level 4), or NCEA (Level 3), or equivalent. In addition, students for whom English is not their first language must have an IELTS Level 6.0 (Academic) with no sub-score less than 5.5, or equivalent. If students intend to progress to degree level study, it is highly recommended that they find out the specific IELTS requirements of their preferred degree programme.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$5,470 $5,470
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,357 $6,357
Total $11,826 $11,826

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

83%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $28,926
Earnings range $19,183 - $37,617
In employment 43%
In further study 44%
On a benefit 7%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 309 7802
Fax: (09) 2701269
Email: Quality@nzma.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nzma.ac.nz

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

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.

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

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