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Study Early Childhood Education at NZMA

Do you love working with children, caring for infants, practical learning and developing potential in others? One of our Early Childhood Education programmes is for you!

These programmes are designed for people who are involved in the care and education of children in a variety of early childhood settings including education, care centres and playgroups. Some of our programmes are suitable as preparation for degree-level study in related fields. All our programmes involve practical experience with young children in an Early Childhood Centre.

Our Early Childhood Education programmes

Free Certificate in Early Childhood Education - Level 3

If you’re 16-19, the Certificate in Early Childhood Education free course will provide you with introductory skills and knowledge in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children

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Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Centre-based) – Level 4

This programme is designed for people who are involved in the care and education of children in a variety of Early Childhood Education (ECE) settings including care centres and playgroups.

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DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - LEVEL 5

This course prepares students for a career in the ECE sector and is an excellent option for further developing the academic skills necessary to complete higher level studies in this area.

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