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This qualification will give you skills to help plan and deliver educational programs that focus on children’s development, learning and well being.
It is the minimum qualification and the entry level to gain employment in an approved early childhood service and to begin your career in early childhood education.
The Child Care industry in Australia is experiencing a period of rapid growth. Consisting of a number of different child care services including long day care, family day care, occasional care, outside school hours care and vacation care, the industry employs over 158,000 people and generates $14bn in the Australian economy. (IBISWORLD).
According to the Australian Jobs 2019 report, child carers are among the top five occupations with the largest projected growth over the next five years
*source: Australian government Job Outlook website
This qualification could lead to your employment in the aged care industry in the following occupational titles
- Early childhood education care worker
- Playgroup supervisor
- Family day care provider/worker
- Out of school hours care assistant
- Early childhood education care assistant
*If you are eligible for Skills First funding and decide to access your entitlement, the training will be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Learn more about Skills First Funding click here.
Please Note: All course information session and commencement dates are proposed dates and are subject to the numbers of students interested. Please always confirm the details of an information session with one of our office members before you attend.