A career in early childhood education is often considered one of the best jobs in the world. Working in this rapidly growing sector is interactive, creative, and rewarding. It offers the opportunity to make an important and lifelong impact on the development of infants and young children. Now that’s something extraordinary.
This entry-level qualification will equip you with the in-demand skills and knowledge to work in long day care centres, family day care, preschools, or kindergartens, within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Everything you need to get started as a professional Educator.
Educators in these roles play a critical part in the social, emotional, physical, and educational wellbeing of children. You will learn how best to facilitate play, ensure the health and safety of self and children in your care, develop cultural competence, and identify and respond to risk.
Make the most of our Connected Learning training experience in your study journey – along with support from our industry-expert trainers and valuable work placement opportunities.
COURSE DELIVERY STRUCTURE
- 12 months maximum duration
- 18 Units
- Weekly class based mentoring sessions
- 12 hours per Unit of directed home studies
- 4 hours per Unit of research
- To achieve this qualification you will also complete at least 120 hours of work placement arranged by ACE. This will be achieved throughout the course or end of the course.
REALLY GO PLACES
Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study and/or may contribute towards study credits. Go here for your Education career pathway map and begin.
WHERE TO NEXT
Select the ACE location closest to you from the tabs below to explore course start dates and download detailed course information. The course fee is determined according to your personal circumstances, you could be eligible for low fee or fee free training. Please contact the College to discuss your eligibility.
REAL WORLD JOBS
Childhood Educator Assistant / Child Carer / Preschool Assistant / Outside School Hours Aide
NATIONAL STUDENT OUTCOMES
Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore. see below for details