School of Early Childhood Education

Become an Inspiring Early Childhood Educator!

Study Early Childhood in Auckland, Hamilton or Christchurch.

All our courses qualify for Student Loans and Allowances.

Do you love being around small children? Would you like to work with them all day? Vision offers two great entry programmes towards this very rewarding career in Early Childhood Education.


We have strong industry links with many days of placement in childcare centres as part of the programmes, as well as overseas connections upon graduation.

Our Early Childhood Education Level 3 is a FREE 21-week course and it's a fantastic way to see if this is the career for you. Through this course, you have the opportunity to earn NCEA 1 and 2.


Or year long NZ Dip. In Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) course for a more substantial start to this career.  You do not require UE to enter, only NCEA Level 2.


Our Early Childhood graduates will be invited to apply for childcare roles at Club Med resorts!

This exciting opportunity is open to Vision College Early Childhood graduates, aged 20 and up.

Each Club Med resort has 2 to 3 Childcare Coordinators, catering for children from 4 months of age up to 12, with most being in the younger years. The position includes return airfares, all accommodation and meals and access to the resort’s facilities. On top of that, you would be paid a salary!

Childcare Coordinators are employed for either 6 or 12 months. The opportunity applies to Cub Med resorts in Malaysia, Bali, Thailand, China, Japan, The Maldives and Mauritius.

Staff Profiles

ECE Staff Profiles

Pam Wilson

Head of School (Hamilton)

ECE Staff Profiles

Vivia Schwass

Programme Leader Level 3 (Christchurch)

ECE Staff Profiles

Tara Talbot

Tutor (Christchurch)

ECE Staff Profiles

Nooroa Tamarua

Course Coordinator & Tutor (Pukekohe)

ECE Staff Profiles

Salilo Ward

Course Coordinator & Tutor (East Tamaki)

ECE Staff Profiles

Charlotte Linde

Course Coordinator Lvl 3 (Hamilton)

ECE Staff Profiles

Shirlene Redpath

Tutor Level 5 (Hamilton)


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Stigma of Male Teachers

Meet Maryka and her Journey

Skype Chat with an Au Pair

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