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With our unique focus on industry skills, our training is practical, career-oriented and tailored to your needs. We connect with prospective students and help them to harness their passion to advance their career or find a new job by connecting them with the skills to thrive in their desired workplace.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

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The Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre offers long day care, three and four-year-old kindergarten programs, a Maternal and Child Health centre, family services, a playgroup, and a toy library. We provide a safe, caring environment for children and our indoor and outdoor spaces are designed to encourage children to develop self-reliance and self-esteem.

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Kristina De Francesco

is motivated to further her study whilst working at the same time

After starting her Certificate through VETDSS with Box Hill Institute, Kristina couldn’t wait to start her Diploma. Already working as a Kindergarten Assistant motivated her to further her knowledge. Box Hill Institute offered Kristina the flexibility of working and studying at the same time.

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What is a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care?

A Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care is a course designed for those wanting to develop their skills & knowledge in a range of early childhood settings. Students learn to support the implementation of an approved learning framework, support children’s wellbeing, learning and development, understand legal and ethical requirements and creating safe environments for children

How long does a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care take?

A Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care takes 5 months to complete full time or 7 months part-time.

How many units do you need for Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care?

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care has 18 units; 15 core and 3 electives.

Do you need a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care to work in childcare?

At a minimum, early childhood educators in Australia need to be actively working towards or have completed the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification to be providing care and education to children.

What is a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care?

A Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care is a course designed for those wanting to develop in-depth skills and knowledge in relation to early childhood development and developing the ability to be responsible for overseeing the needs of children and guiding educators. You'll learn how to design and implement educational programs that support developmental outcomes for children (0 - 12 years), how to work in partnerships with families, how to manage teams, and ensure compliance with the National Quality Framework.

How long does a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care take?

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care takes 18 months full time or 1-2 years full time for traineeship/off-campus delivery. In order to complete the traineeship/off-campus delivery, you must be working a minimum of 15 hours per week in a regulated early childhood education and care setting.

How many units are there in a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care?

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care has 28 units.

What is a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education?

A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective early childhood teacher and leader. In our course, you'll learn how to demonstrate an exemplary standard of teaching, and how to be adaptable and highly proficient in critical and future thinking with a sound grasp of early childhood teaching and pedagogy. You’ll study philosophies, principles and practices of early childhood teaching, and how teaching and learning in discipline areas of language and literacy, mathematics, arts, science, and health and well-being are integrated across early childhood education play-based programs.  

How long does it take to complete the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education?

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education takes 4 years full time (without an approved diploma) or 3 years + 2 subjects (with an approved diploma).