Help give young children the best start in their education.
Become an early childhood educator.
You will learn how to care for children and support them to reach their next milestone.
This qualification is the best place to start if you want to get a job as an early learning centre educator, home-based educator, teacher aide, education support worker, kaimahi or nanny. Or, you could already be working in the industry and want to get your skills recognised.
You will also learn the fundamentals in early childhood development.
Get real-world experience working or volunteering in an early childhood centre or home-based care setting.
|Start Month(s)||February, July|
|Study Location(s)||MIT Otara|
|Domestic fees||$3,100 (approx.)|
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
19 weeks (full-time) or two years (part-time)
|Study Method||Full-time, Part-time|
|International Fees||NZD$10,500 (approx.)|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
|Qualification||New Zealand Certificate|
Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.