National Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care L3

The National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care will give you a solid grounding in all aspects of early childhood education.

This course is delivered from the following site:

  • HLC Levin Campus

Course Information

HLC in partnership with UCOL's National Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care is a one semester full-time programme that covers health, safety and nutrition; caring for young children; development and learning; and how to develop educational programmes for infants, toddlers and young children.
As part of this early childhood education programme you will take on a practicum placement in an early childhood setting to put your learning into practice.

Qualifications

On successful completion of the course students will receive:

  • National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 3
  • First Aid Certificate

Cost

Programme Fee - $3269.18

Dates

Intake 1 - 20 February 2017 - 7 July 2017

Intake 2 - 24 July 2017 - 8 December 2017

The course content will include:

  • Fundamentals of Early Childhood
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Caring for Young Children
  • Development and Learning

Entry Requirements

This programme has open entry but placement in work experience is pursuant to the student's criminal history being clear of any matter which might question their suitability for employment in the early childhood area.

Where to from here?

On successful completion of this programme graduates will be qualified to work in Early Childhood Centres, Home-based Childcare settings or staircase to further study.