Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Level 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5)
40 weeks

This programme will develop your knowledge and skills as an educator, enabling you to provide and support the education and care of infants, toddlers, and young children. The programme includes a practicum in an Early Childhood Centre which is an integral part of the course.

  • You will learn:

  • Context of Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa

  • Communities in Aotearoa New Zealand and Maori as Tangata Whenua

  • The early childhood curriculum Te Whariki applied to assessment for learning and teaching practice in an early childhood setting

  • Professional practice informed by learning and development theories, government strategies and policy

  • Human development and learning

  • Health and safety policies and procedures in practice; plans and evaluation

Course start dates


621 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 2104

Jan 17, 2022
Mar 14, 2022
Jun 13, 2022