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Child Matters Diploma in Child Protection Studies

October 13, 2016 at 5:04 PM

1 Year

Six Blocks of 5 Days in-classroom tuition over one year

Complete 9 Assignments - self-guided tuition

The Diploma in Child Protection Studies is an advanced level training in child protection and advocacy, designed to develop leaders and 'go-to' child protection resources within organisations and communities.

Delivered solely by Child Matters, the Diploma in Child Protection Studies is a nationally recognised, NZQA accredited tertiary qualification, and the only specialist child advocacy qualification in New Zealand. 

Graduates of the Diploma add value to organisations and communities by;

  • Becoming multi-faceted experts in child protection, including policy development and staff support
  • Raising community knowledge and awareness around child protection and advocacy
  • Critically analysing situations and problem-solving
  • Developing valuable networks with key community, government and media contacts 

Join over 400 Graduates who have undertaken the Diploma in Child Protection Studies, and gained the skills, confidence and passion to make a difference to the lives of children.

Course Costs: $1100.00 + GST (Contact Studylink directly on

0800 88 99 00 to apply for a student loan)

Contact: Tracey Goodrick - Training Advisor: 07 282 0685

Download the Diploma Information Pack here and click here to Apply Now.



   Block 1 - 23-27 Jan 2017

   Block 2 - 20-24 Mar 2017

   Block 3 - 15-19 May 

   Block 4 - 24-28 Jul 2017

   Block 5 - 18-22 Sep

   Block 6 - 13-17 Nov 2017




   Block 1 - 13-17 Feb 2017

   Block 2 - 3-7 Apr 2017

   Block 3 - 12-16 Jun 2017

   Block 4 - 21-25 Aug 2017

   Block 5 - 16-20 Oct 2017

   Block 6 - 4-8 Dec 2017

Category: Training