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

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

 

This program lays a strong foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of early childhood education, and equips students to become resourceful and reflective professionals, competent in the key areas of learning: professional studies, development and learning, and early years pedagogy.
 

AT A GLANCE

Method of learning:
Full-time

Level:
5

Duration:
1 year

Credits:
120

 
Code Course
EC501 Becoming a Professional Early Childhood Teacher
EC502 Holistic Development in the Early Years
EC503 Early Years Pedagogy
EC504 Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Education
EC505 Assessment, Planning and Teaching
EC506 Social Competence in Early Childhood
EC512 The Wellbeing of the Child 1
EC513 Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education
EC514 Child Study 1

All students will be required to:

  • Engage in online discussions

Online

For more information on our online mode of learning, refer to the Mode of learning page

New Zealand Tertiary College qualifications have been designed to link easily into each other, providing you with a flexible range of pathway options into higher level study.

 

Upon completion of the New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) you may be eligible to apply for the New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 6), or Bachelor of Education (ECE). Entry criteria applies.

Please contact the International Team at international@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz to discuss the entry criteria for your country.