To work in child care you must have, or be actively working towards, at least a Certificate III qualification. 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.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au
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There are no mandatory requirements to enter into this course. Students whom enter into this delivery have invested have an interest and passion for the industry. They have a desire to learn through the practical hands on approach and prior experience through a part time job or similar which will be beneficial.
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course includes 120 hours of professional work placement to be completed.
Vocational placement helps you prepare for the real world with real-life skills. For more information on work placement, including or support services that we are able to offer, please feel free to contact us or talk to your course advisor at Queensford College today.
*Some jurisdictions may require Outside School Hours Care specific qualifications.
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