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Course Information: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection

October 05, 2017 at 6:45 PM

Course Information / Enrolments Open!

Child Matters is New Zealand’s specialist child protection education and advocacy organisation. The purpose of the New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who can protect and advocate for children.

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The 2018 Diploma locations and block dates are:





6 Leonard Isitt Dve, Airport

480 Anglesea Street, Hamilton Central

Block 1

12-16 Feb

26 Feb - 2 Mar

Block 2

9-13 April

30 Apr - 4 May

Block 3

11-15 Jun

18-22 Jun

Block 4

13-17 Aug

20-24 Aug

Block 5

8-12 Oct

15-19 Oct

Block 6

26-30 Nov

3-7 Dec

*NB: this course cannot be done by correspondence or long distance learning

The Diploma is made up of:

  • Six 1-Week Blocks (Mon-Fri) - compulsory classroom sessions
  • Eight practical assignments –self guided tuition

The course fees per student are $1100.00 excluding GST . You may contact Studylink for a student loan.

Ideally, you would have completed our 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies. However, if you haven’t had a chance to, we do recognise prior learning (this should be included in your CV). If you would like to complete the 5-Day Programme before 2018, we do have some spaces available in Hamilton (11th-15th December 2017)

Please Click  to Enrol. Spaces are limited to 22 per location. Enrolments close - 24th November 2017.

Category: Training