Educators are encouraged to enrol in the National Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care Level 3 or above. Our registed teachers support Educators during the orientation and through entire course.

Training Opportunities

Treasure Tree has a variety of training and professional development opportunities happening in each region, the facilitation of which is driven by the needs and feedback of our educators.

Our visiting teachers look at the needs of both children and educators and plan ahead for learning opportunities. We pride ourselves on being responsive to you and your child’s needs.

Topics covered in training include, but are not limited to:

  • Settling children
  • Health& Safety
  • Child Protection workshops for educators and parents
  • Child play interest planning
  • Play resource making
  • Infant brain development  

We use a variety of training mediums to suit different learners:

  • Face to face support
  • Online learning tools
  • Audio visual
  • Group collaboration and focus groups. 

We also collaborate with external agencies in the healthcare and education sectors to access research-based material and courses, facilitated by professionals in these fields. Regardless of what service you use with us, these opportunities are available to you.

NZQA approved Child First Aid courses

At Treasure Tree every one of our registered candidates must hold a valid Child First Aid Certificate. Courses must include Unit Standard 25459 as a minimum and can easily be booked online.

We recommend the following:

  • Cost $69.00
  • Duration 4.5 hour
  • NZQA unit standard 25459

  • Cost $65.00
  • Duration 4 hours
  • NZQA unit standard 25459

The Child First Aid training course covers common first aid emergencies experienced by children and is a recognised qualification for childcare workers which provides peace-of-mind for anybody working with children. This course teaches you how to cope with injuries that commonly happen to children. It also discusses how to identify and deal with serious illness and life-threatening medical emergencies.