Early Childhood Education

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Vision Education Academy STAR and Gateway Programme
Level 2 & 3 -

Early Childhood Education and Care


This programme is designed for high school students who are interested in working with young children. Drawing on our many years of experience in early childhood, our STAR and Gateway programme delivers unit standards at level 2 and level 3. Offering students an opportunity to develop the skills and hands-on practical experience within the field of early childhood.

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NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care
Level 3 - 20 Weeks

This certificate helps students to develop a strong foundational grounding in the essential knowledge involved in the education and care of infants, toddlers, and young children. This early childhood course is free for those aged 16 to 19.

Hamilton  Auckland 

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NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care
Level 4 - 1 Year

This programme is designed for those working in home-based childcare

This is a distance learning programme that is delivered online. Students are guided by unit standards, and workbooks are written specifically for home-based education and care. This programme equips students with the essential knowledge and skills to work in a range of roles within the early childhood sector.


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NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Level 5 - 1 Year

This diploma enables students to excel in a rewarding career educating and caring for infants and young children. Over the programme students gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in a range of early childhood contexts, such as centre-based, hospital-based, home-based, nanny, parent-led, or culturally-based contexts including Pasifika or Māori.

Hamilton  Christchurch 

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely. All of our qualifications are accredited and approved through the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) and are internationally recognised.

We have two values that we use to guide our decisions:

God Honouring (He whakahonore i te Atua) 

  • Ministry - wherever, whenever be like Jesus
  • Integrity - be true to our word, and do what is morally right
  • Stewardship - future focussed, managing and investing wisely

Client Focussed (He manaaki i te tangata)

  • Service - serve, respect and value our clients
  • Innovation - constant improvement
  • Excellence - excel in all that we do
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