Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3)
19 weeksFree Study Options

The Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 3) will provide you with introductory skills and knowledge in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Work experience in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Setting will introduce you to the practical skills and experience needed to prepare for a career in this industry. If you’re looking to begin your training in ECE, this is the programme to start with.

  • You will learn:

  • Early childhood educational theory and practice

  • Early childhood curriculum in New Zealand - Te Whariki

  • Child development, observation, learning and play

  • Professional practice and ethics

  • Health and safety in early childhood education

  • Communication

  • Organisation and services relevant to Early Childhood Education

  • Introduction to Te Reo and Tikanga Maori

  • Transition and attachment behaviour

  • Ethical and legal requirements involved in Early Childhood Education

  • Safety, nutrition, health and wellbeing

  • Observation, learning plans, communication, and relationships with children, parents and whanau

Course start dates

Manukau

621 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 2104

Jan 24, 2022
Mar 14, 2022
Jun 20, 2022
Aug 8, 2022

Porirua

1 Prosser Street, Elsdon, Porirua 5022, Wellington

Feb 7, 2022
Mar 7, 2022
Aug 1, 2022

Rotorua

1235 Eruera Street, Rotorua 3010

Feb 7, 2022
Jul 25, 2022

Hamilton

94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Feb 14, 2022
Apr 25, 2022
Jul 25, 2022

Otahuhu

12-16 Gordon Road, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062

Feb 21, 2022
May 9, 2022
Jul 25, 2022

Christchurch

85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Feb 21, 2022
Jul 25, 2022