CHC50113 | CRICOS: 082222G
Progress your career in child care with this advanced qualification and gain the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work as an early childhood educator or centre director.
A Diploma further enables you to implement, and manage education and care programs, and supervise staff and volunteers. You'll also gain entry level management knowledge and skills that let you oversee the early childhood education and care service.
Through your study time here at Queensland Academy of Technology, you will engage with our professional teachers, and learn about the development of the whole child. The holistic development covers intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children under six years old. This qualification will empower you with the knowledge and practical experience required to work with children, to support their learning, development, wellbeing, rights and safety. This course will build on your skills in curriculum planning care routines and understanding children’s cognitive development. As an educator you will be qualified to supervise staff and students and volunteers, implement programs for the children in an early years setting.
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.
Credit transfer is available for students who have successfully completed units of competency through a nationally recognised provided. Evidence of transcript will be requested prior to commencing the course.
We have many payment options available dependending 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.You will receive:
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 28 units of competency. 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 240 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:
Students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways. Pathways include a Bachelor degree in:
For more information on our university pathways, please see Pathways Programs.
Students may also choose to immediately commence their careers as an educator in an early childhood environment.
For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any
questions you may have.
Contact us now and we'll get you started.
* Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.
**Additional costs include: Materials fee $500+ First Aid $170 + Enrolment fee $250; this is a guide only, please contact QAT for the exact cost.
Every second Tuesday; see the PDF for all the dates
Higher Level Skills
Fee for Service $7,000