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Early Childhood Education and care QualiFIcations

A Career in Early Childhood education

In Australia, there is a very high demand for ACCCO graduates. The Early Education service is booming and the demand upon children’s service providers increases annually. The sector provides a solid foundation for a graduate to commence a rewarding career and a wonderful lifestyle in Australia. 

Early childhood educators support the development of children through appropriate developmental learning opportunities. They are responsible for providing a safe and healthy environment for children between the ages of six weeks to school age. Early childhood educators support the development of children in their care by supporting families, observing ethical and legal responsibilities, using creative play, interacting with children in a meaningful and constructive way and programming developmentally appropriate experiences to promote learning.

ACCCO training positively impacts the careers of our graduates, enhances the quality of education in industry, and enhances the care provided to children. Our qualifications are developed to provide practical experience that you can take into the workplace and have greater confidence when you are gaining employment.

Employment Opportunities

As the sector is prosperous and experiencing continues growth, there is a high demand for early learning educators/child care workers both in Queensland and Australia wide.

It is a very rewarding career and ACCCO graduates are popular amongst employers. Many early childhood services actively seek out ACCCO graduates to employ in their business. Highly skilled, qualified educators are sought throughout the year by early childhood services in Australia and all over the world!

The 2017 National Centre for Vocational Education (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey statistics show that ACCCO students have higher employment outcomes than all other training providers across Australia!

Career pathways

Depending on the level of qualification, successful graduates may find positions in the industry as a:

  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Assistant Educator in a Childcare Service
  • Out of School Hours Care Assistant
  • Nanny, Au Pair, Demi Pair
  • Lead Educator in a Childcare Service  
  • Out of School Hours Care Educator

CertifIcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 

CODE: CHC30113    CRICOS CODE: 082756K

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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care   

CODE: CHC50113   CRICOS CODE: 082757J

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Au Pair Program incorporating Certificate II in Community Services


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