Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Certificate in Early Childhood Teaching
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 6
Credits 240
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Human Welfare Studies and Services » Nannying and Early Childhood Care
Strategic Purpose Statement
The Certificate in Early Childhood Teaching (Level 6) will produce graduates who demonstrate the ability to: consider and compare theoretical concepts and perspectives in relation to early childhood education and child development, and use them to inform their practice; reflect on their own practice and use feedback to enhance their performance; understand the importance of, and contribute to, planning effectively within the framework of Te Whariki and the subject knowledge detailed in the New Zealand Curriculum Framework; use their understanding of the socio-cultural context to inform their teaching practice and to function positively in a multicultural environment with children, families, whanau and communities; consider the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and tikanga Maori and apply them in their own practice; create a loving, caring and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers to foster their development; demonstrate best practice to promote children?s learning; establish a secure physical and emotional environment that encourages positive outcomes for children; demonstrate appropriate professional practice; communicate effectively with children, whanau, colleagues and the community; maintain relationships of trust, cooperation and respect with children, whanau, parents and colleagues; use information technology within the context of early childhood education; and, accept responsibility for their continued learning and professional development.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements
Applicants must have completed four years of secondary schooling,
achieved 20 or less in four sixth form certificate subjects (one of which must be English or Maori with a score of 5 or better) or achieved 48 NCEA credits at level 2 or better, across four subjects (one of which must be English or Maori ) with a minimum of 12 credits in each subject. An applicant whose first language is neither English nor Maori, must have an IELTS (Academic) level of 5.5 or equivalent, issued within the last two years.

Applicants for online delivery must have access to appropriate computer hardware and internet access. Please contact the provider for more details.
Developed By New Zealand Tertiary College Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number PC2773
Status Discontinued
Created August 2003
Next Review August 2016
Discontinued February 2020

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