Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Home-Based) - Level 4

Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Home-Based) - Level 4

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Study Early Childhood at NZMA

This Early Childhood home-based programme has been specifically designed with home-based educators in mind.  

If you have experience in the care and education of young children, then this programme will help further develop your skills for a career in Early Childhood where you may be able to work as:

  • a nanny
  • an educator in a centre-based and hospital-based service
  • as an ECE play-group coordinator 

Enjoy the flexibility of being able to work and study from home, as well as weekly face to face contact with lecturers, on-going learning support and field based experience.   This programme also provides a pathway into our Diploma in ECE Level 5 programme.

*Course subject to NZQA approval

WHAT WILL I LEARN

  • Child development and learning
  • Context of Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Legislation and ethics in practice
  • Planning for intentional teaching
  • First Aid

*Specific conditions apply

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GAIN?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4)

CAMPUS START DATES

Course Costs

TBC

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicants must be at least 17 years old and have achieved the New Zealand Certificate in Early Education and Care (Level 3), or NCEA (Level 2), or equivalent.
  • Those with relevant ECE work experience, a referee who knows the applicant in a professional capacity to provide a confidential referee report in support of the application.
  • Ability to read and write. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Be reliable, responsible, in good health and passed an acceptable safety check
  • Students for whom English is not their first language must have an IELTS Level 5.5 (General or Academic) with no sub-score less than 5, or equivalent.

*Course is subject to NZQA approval

All our Early Childhood courses

Early Childhood
  • Free Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 3)

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

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Home-Based) - Level 4

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Level 5

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