Otago Polytechnic

Certificate in Early Childhood Studies (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 3
  • Starts February, 2017
  • Apply until start date

Working with children is a rewarding, challenging, fun and diverse career. This introductory programme helps you gain the core skills and knowledge you need to prepare you to undertake the higher level learning required for employment in the early childhood sector. A section of this programme is practical and includes work placement in early childhood centres.

Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (Level 7)

  • Dunedin, Central Otago or online
  • 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts Flexible
  • Apply anytime

This unique programme enables you to gain a formal teaching qualification via two different learner pathways. Either by using our Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) process to measure your existing experience or by studying by distance, using online resources and working with an experienced facilitator.

Certificate in Mata a Ao Māori (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 3 years part-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts July, 2017
  • Apply anytime

This recognised tertiary qualification is ideal if your professional demands are such that an increased proficiency in matters Māori would be advantageous.

Introduction to Te Tiriti o Waitangi – credits towards the Certificate in Mata a Ao Māori (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days
  • Starts 29 March, 4 July, 11 September or 21 November, 2017
  • Apply anytime

This two day workshop provides an environment in which you can explore the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications in a non-confrontational, collaborative process.