This course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to pathway to the Diploma in Teaching (ECE) or higher. Study is full time and student loan assistance is available for those that meet eligibility criteria.
Course structure: One day in class, two days practicum placement (ECE Centre), two days self-directed learning (SDL).
If you wish to enrol in this course, you must:
- Attend an interview to assess your ability to successfully complete the programme and work in the Early Childhood Education industry.
- Disclose any criminal convictions at the time of enrolment; approve, at the time of enrolment, the release of criminal conviction information from the New Zealand Police, to enable learners to be placed in a workplace setting to meet the requirements of the programme (enrolment is provisional until vetting applications have been received and the learner can be placed in work).
- Be prepared to complete no less than 240 hours of practicum work in an Early Childhood Education setting, to complete the programme.
- Be a New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency.