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Early Childhood Education

early childhood education, youth guarantee, free youth programme

Are you aged 16–19 and ready for learning beyond school that gives you credits and practical skills?

If you love looking after others, have a sense of humour and plenty of common sense, our Youth Guarantee Early Childhood Education Programme might be just what you’re looking for.

At Education and Employment, you’ll learn life and work skills, make friends and have fun while you gain your NCEA and earn NZQA qualifications.

To reward your learning progress we’ll also help you complete the next step on your drivers licence. We know you’ll love our supportive environment and talented tutors too.

Enrol in our Early Childhood Education Programme to:

  • be introduced to care of infants, toddlers and young children 
  • achieve NCEA Level 1 and 2 (including literacy and numeracy credits)
  • achieve the National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3)
  • achieve the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)
  • develop self esteem and personal confidence
  • gain practical childcare experience
  • progress into further national certificates and early childhood education careers.

For more information call 0800 437 587 or send us a message using the enquires tool bottom right of this page. 

Programme available in the following locations:
Tauranga // 
07 541 1773
Christchurch // 03 379 4736

Click here to download the ECE flyer PDF (2.6MB)

Click here to download the EarlyChildhood_Poster_pdf