CHC30121 | CRICOS 108598A
Education in a child’s early years provides a critical foundation for cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and motor development. For this reason, becoming a professional childcare educator can be so rewarding!
By pursuing this career, you open up a plethora of opportunities in the childcare industry. Childcare is in the top 5 occupations in Australia with the largest number of new jobs expected by 2020, you can enter this career path knowing you are in high demand in the workforce.
This qualification is for people who want to work as an early childhood educator in a centre-based service and family day care. You will be able to facilitate play and ensure children’s health and safety while supporting their learning and wellbeing. Queensland Academy of Technology partners with some of the best early childhood education and care services in the industry to give you practical, on-the-job training and industry-relevant experience before you graduate.
*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.
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Skills and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you study at the Queensland Academy of Technology, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback.
We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.
At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Early Childhood Services industry.
Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care to reach career goals and gain employment in the Early Childhood Service industry.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 18 units of competency. A requirement of this course is that students undertake a mandatory industry placement. Completing placement is compulsory, and you will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts. You are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.
**Prior to work placement you are required to apply for a blue card (working with children check).
Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:
Alternatively, for a shorter study duration and reduced tuition fees, apply to study a packaged course. In this packaged course you will study both a Certificate III and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
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