Early Childhood Education Courses

If you love kids, you’ll love studying an Early Childhood Education course. There is an ongoing demand for early childhood teachers which is expected to remain strong.  

So if you have a passion for working with children, enjoy being part of a team and want to make a positive difference in the lives of others, then this may be the right profession for you.  

What’s more, the practical, hands-on experience you’ll gain from work experience in an Early Childhood Education setting will help you move towards a job in a childcare centre. 

More about early childhood education

Early childhood educators/careers and aids may do some or all of the following:

  • educate and babies and children

  • care for babies and children, this may include changing nappies or giving medicine

  • assess learning and development of children

  • create learning resources

  • help with preparing meals

  • plan learning experiences or daily routines

  • discuss with parents or guardians the progress of their children


  • Early Childhood Teacher - $45K-$98K per year

  • Nanny/Child Carer- $21-$30 per hour

  • Teacher Aide - $21-$35 per hour

Source: https://www.careers.govt.nz/jobs-database/ 

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