Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Ara Institute of Canterbury

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OR POLYTECHNIC

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Back to course results View more courses from Ara Institute of Canterbury

New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
19 weeks
Start date: 21-February-2022
Campus:
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Course enquiry Shortlist shortlist loader
2 of 20 Your selection was not able to be shortlisted, please try again

Course details

Summary

Take the first step towards a rewarding career working with children.

The New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care will prepare you to participate in the care and education of infants, toddlers and young children in entry-level carer roles, and for higher level study leading to a teaching qualification.

Taught by supportive tutors in a practical learning environment, the programme covers: early childhood learning and development progression; bicultural framework for childhood learning in Aotearoa New Zealand; planning learning experiences for young children; health, safety and wellbeing in the early childhood environment; ethical responsibilities and professional practice; basic Te Reo Maori and tikanga Maori specific to the early childhood environment.

The programme also includes a work placement practicum in an early childhood setting where you can apply what you're learning. Courses are timetabled during school hours to cater for students with children.

Career opportunities

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level positions in a range of early childhood contexts. These positions provide experience that supports further study towards a teaching qualification.

Study pathways

The New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) is the ideal next step to progress your studies.

Entry criteria

The programme has open entry. English Language requirements apply.

English Language requirements:

IELTS test - Academic score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5

SPEAKING - 5.0
READING - 5.0
WRITING - 5.0
LISTENING - 5.0

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4.0 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)

Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36

Course variation

21-February-2022 - Timaru Campus

Campus:
Timaru Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
19 weeks
Start date: 21-February-2022
Shortlist shortlist loader 2 of 20 Your selection was not able to be shortlisted, please try again

Disclaimer

The listings provided on the StudyinNewZealand.govt.nz ("SINZ") website are for information and promotional purposes only. ENZ does not endorse any of the education providers listed, and the information, content and material provided in the listings is the sole responsibility of each education provider. This search is powered by Hotcourses.