Do you want to work in Early Childhood Education and Care? This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.
They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, prior to commencing this course, students will participate in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment. Students who can provide evidence of completing an Australian Certificate III or higher-level qualification will not need to do the test.
All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 120 hours and this will require a working with children clearance.
Students will seek their own work placements and clear guidance will be provided.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.
(this includes $400.00 non-refundable enrolment fee)
Students are responsible for the purchase of textbook/s relevant to this qualification. Payment plans are available.
- Course learning and assessment material (excluding textbook/s)
- Coffee and tea
- Certification upon successful completion
Students are required to pay course fees prior to commencement of their term.
Students must participate in work placement to be able to complete the assessment tasks in a regulated education and care service. Students are required to have access to a computer (or use Alana Kaye’s computer lab) to complete assessment tasks. Alana Kaye are conscious of the environment and where possible, provide resources and assessments in an electronic format. Please bring a laptop to workshops to complete assessment tasks.