Childcare Courses and Education

There are a range of childcare courses that nannies and babysitters can undertake to gain qualifications.>

How do I qualify to become a nanny? You dont require a formal qualification to be a nanny. You just need a range of skills including interpersonal skills, observational skills, planning, organisation and time management skills. Plus lots of energy, creativity, patience, maturity, enthusiasm and a love of children! It will be helpful for you to have some education to ensure you provide high quality care, support childrens development and enjoy your work. It will increase your chances of getting jobs and being paid well. The types of qualifications in this area are a Certificate III or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

How do I qualify to work in childcare? If you plan to pursue a career in childcare (e.g., centres) you will require a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This will be enough to give you entry roles in childcare settings. You may choose to do a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. A Diploma will allow you to hold more senior roles, to develop and manage early childhood programs and supervise staff and volunteers. Long day care centres and preschools are required to employ a certain number of staff with (or working towards) Diplomas. So if you have a Diploma it will help you get work.

What degree is needed for teaching children? If youd like to become a teacher in early childhood settings (e.g., kindergartens, pre-schools and childcare settings) you may choose to study a degree by doing a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching, at a university or TAFE.n>

Where can I find courses to become a nanny or a teacher working with children? Here are some reputable Early Childhood Education and Children's Services in each state. This is not a complete list - it is just a starting point to see the range of options available in your city and state.

NSW
TAFE NSW

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/course/-/c/c/CHC30113-01/Certificate-III-in-Early-Childhood-Education-and-Care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

ACU

https://www.acu.edu.au

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to 5 Years)

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Macquarie University

https://www.mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course/education/early-childhood-education

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

The University of Sydney

https://www.sydney.edu.au/courses/courses/uc/bachelor-of-education-early-childhood.html

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

VIC
TAFE Victoria

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/training/Pages/default.aspx

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

ACU

https://www.acu.edu.au

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to 5 Years)

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Suzan Johnston Training Organisation

https://www.sj.vic.edu.au/

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Swinburne

https://www.swinburne.edu.au/

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Holmesglen

https://holmesglen.edu.au/Courses/English-Education-and-Teacher-Training/Early-Childhood-Education/

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching

Melbourne University

https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/graduate-diploma-in-early-childhood-teaching/

Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching>

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

RMIT

https://www.rmit.edu.au/

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Deakin

https://www.deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-early-childhood-education

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

LaTrobe University

https://www.latrobe.edu.au/

Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

QLD
TAFE QLD

https://tafeqld.edu.au/

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

QUT

https://www.qut.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-education-early-childhood

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

University of Southern Queensland

https://www.usq.edu.au/study/degrees/bachelor-of-education-early-childhood

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)>

Charlton Brown

www.charltonbrown.com.au

Certificate III in Children's Services + Professional Nanny Program

Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Children's Services

Certificate IV and Diploma in Children's Services (Outside School Hours Care)

Kirana Colleges

https://kiranacolleges.edu.au/

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

ACT
Canberra Institute of Technology

https://cit.edu.au/courses/education_community/childrens_education_and_care/C3-HC56

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

WA
W.A. TAFE

https://www.fulltimecourses.tafe.wa.edu.au/courses/certificate-iii-early-childhood-education-and-care

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Murdoch University

https://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/courses/undergraduate/b1383

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Teaching)

Edith Cowan University

https://www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/bachelor-of-education-early-childhood-studies

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies)

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