If you'd like to develop the skills and knowledge to work in a range of early childhood settings and make a difference in the lives of young children and families, our early childhood education and care course is ideal.
In our course you’ll learn from experienced and supportive trainers, and participate in extensive industry work placement. You'll gain the knowledge to:
13 Sep 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
Week commencing 3 February 2020
Full time: 5 months (Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm)
After successful completion of our early childhood education and care course you'll be a qualified Early Childhood Educator (Level 3).
You can then apply for a range of career opportunities including as an:
Applicants must be a minimum of 17 years of age.
You should attend an information session.
You will be required to show evidence of a current Working with Children and National Police Checks to participate in work placement and to apply for future employment opportunities. You should be physically fit, enjoy being with children, have patience, understanding, energy, adaptability and a willingness to take responsibility. Students also need a good level of digital literacy.
TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer.
We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion can provide a pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$3,432.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$686.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$9,438.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$9.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$115.00|
Completion of 18 units (including 15 core and 3 electives).
To be assessed as competent in this qualification you are required to undertake a minimum 120 hours supervised work placement in a registered education and care service, working with children aged 0 - 6 years of age.
Evidence provided by a workplace supervisor will contribute to assessment of your ability to work at this level.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.
The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.
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