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New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5).

Our 40 week, full-time course is NZQA accredited. Our students get to study from the comfort of their own home at a time that is convenient to them. This course is exclusively delivered and assessed online, with 14 hours per week dedicated to a practical component. The course content has been specifically designed to enable its graduates with a strong knowledge base and includes the most up-to-date information in all areas relating to infants, toddlers and young children.

Enrolments are now open for our July intake. We limit our class sizes to 12 – 20 students and spaces are filling up fast. If you're passionate about nurturing children within your care and are searching for a high level of education, enquire with Bodhi today.

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New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 6).

Our 40 week, full-time course is NZQA accredited. Our students deepen their knowledge base and understanding from the previous year. All students must have completed the New Zealand Diploma in Education and Care (Level 5) as a pre-requisite.

Bodhi aims to provide its students with the opportunity to gain the Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) so our students can cross credit and graduate with this qualification which can lead to teacher registration.

Career Options

Graduates of the New Zealand Diploma in ECE and Care Level 5 & 6 will have many career options available to them. You will have the skills, qualification and experience to begin a career in many areas related to infants, toddlers & young children.

  • In-Home Educator - you will be qualified to care for a group of children in a home environment.
  • Nanny, nationally or internationally.
  • Baby Consultant, which are now highly sought after, giving advice to new parents on feeding, sleeping and routines.
  • Night Nurse for those parents requiring support or just some much needed sleep.
  • Early Childhood Educator with the opportunity of gaining further qualification with the Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) leading towards Teacher Registration.