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 well being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
This qualification is made up of 18 units (15 core, 3 elective) which reflect the needs of industry
- Valid USI
- Working with Children Card
- Completed LLN Assessment
- Access to a registered child care service to complete the minimum required 120 hours (can be employment, work placement or volunteer)
Duration & Delivery
The guideline for duration is 6 months – 2 years however, training is self-paced, and duration depends on the individual learner, their employment situation and enrolment type. Credit transfer and RPL options may also reduce the overall time taken to complete the course.
This qualification can be provided through a Traineeship or in a Fee For Service arrangement. Students may also be eligible for RPL entry.
Training is delivered on site at a nominated registered child care service. Site visits are conducted monthly and can also be scheduled more frequently to suit the needs of the learner.