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Early Childhood Education

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Tasters & Courses

Childhood Development


1 Day Taster

If you love working with children and would like a career as a nanny or centre based educator then this course will give you an insight into the development of infants, toddlers, young children and their major developmental milestones.

$60 PP + GST

3 Day Course

COMBINE 1 DAY TASTER WITH:
UNIT 29855
Level 2, Credits 3

Students credited with this unit standard are able to: describe attachment behaviours and patterns of behaviour of young children; describe transition situations where young children require settling; and describe strategies used to support whānau/families and young children through transition situations.

$180 PP + GST

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Nuturition & Wellbeing


1 Day Taster

Learn about introducing first foods and have the opportunity to put together a small lunch for a toddler. You will also look at the importance of relationships and how to establish them while providing a safe & healthy physical environment.

$60 PP + GST

3 Day Course

COMBINE 1 DAY TASTER WITH:
UNIT 29866
Level 3, Credits 2

Students credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of age-related food requirements relevant to children in an ECE service; plan nutritious meals for a toddler or a young child in accordance with food and nutrition guidelines; prepare and serve a meal and reflect on learning from the process.

$180 PP + GST

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Playtime


1 Day Taster

Learn about the benefits of play, the importance of freedom for the child to choose and the best educational toys for motor skills and language development. Get the chance to create your own learning/play resource for toddlers.

$60 PP + GST

3 Day Course

COMBINE 1 DAY TASTER WITH:
UNIT 9677
Level 2, Credits 3

Students credited with this unit standard are able to communicate in a team or group which has an objective.

$180 PP + GST

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Block Course & Holiday Programme

Child Behaviour

10 Week Block Course


1 day per week 9am - 3pm
Level 3, Credits 10

This 10-week Level 3 course is for students interested in exploring Early Childhood. Start with the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, and grow your understanding of child development, their behaviours and the theories around child development.

UNIT 10013
Level 3, Credits 2

Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whāriki as a framework for programme development.

UNIT 10026
Level 3, Credits 5

Demonstrate knowledge of children’s development and learning and their relevance to an ECE service.

UNIT 29864
Level 3, Credits 3

Demonstrate knowledge of attachment theories, behaviours and transition support in an ECE service.

$500 PP+ GST

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The Kaiako Experience

5 Day Course


Level 2, Credits 3
Level 3, Credits 4

Spend 5 days with us on our holiday programme and develop your Early Childhood skills. Learn about caring for young children, including practices to promote health and wellbeing of children.
This programme will help you understand children’s health in a holistic sense.

UNIT 29855
Level 2, Credits 3

Describe attachment relationships and strategies used to support transitions for young children.

UNIT 29865
Level 3, Credits 4

Describe and reflect on practices to protect and promote the health and holistic wellbeing of children in an ECE service.

$250 PP+ GST

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