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NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 4

This course is available


Level of Study



20 weeks

Next start date

Expected June 2022


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Want to help shape New Zealand’s future? Then choose a career that develops the minds and talents of our children. Study Early Childhood Level 4 at Ignite Colleges! This course is tailored for home based educators with many practical components that can be woven into your daily practices.

What will I learn?

Build advanced skills and knowledge in the care of infants, toddlers and young children, so you can progress your early childhood career.

You will cover:

  • NZ Early Childhood Education and Care framework – Te Whariki
  • ECE socio-cultural theories
  • Health and safety
  • First aid for young children
  • ECE legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Treaty of Waitangi and its relevance to ECE

What qualifications will I gain?

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

Where will this take me?

This qualification prepares you for intermediate-level roles in early childhood, or is the perfect pathway to further studies in ECE. Whatever you choose, you will stand out from the crowd having trained at Ignite Colleges.

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