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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.

As a trained education professional, you will not only have a career which empowers and shapes the future of up-and-coming generations, but you will also have a stable career. By training in these areas you can give yourself great opportunities for employment while experiencing the joys of working with children and young people. 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

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!

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. At ACCCO, we aim to give you the skills, training and confidence to enable you to enjoy a long and successful career in education. Many of our students have found employment, some whilst still completing their studies. 

Industry Sought Graduates!

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! ACCCO graduates sit at 84.9% employment rate which is considerably higher than the national average of 77.7% from all other Australian VET providers.

Of those students employed after training, 94.4% of students that studies with ACCCO found the training provided was relevant to their current job. Statistics show that from students enrolled with other training providers, only 79% of the students found the training relevant to their employment. ACCCO is passionate and striving to increase this percentage for this year. For a copy of the report 2017-Student-Outcomes-Survey-RTO-Australian-Child-Care-Career-Options

Explore Our Qualifications 

ACCCO is registered with CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students), so you can be assured of high quality training. Australia promotes consumer protection and ACCCO is governed by the ESOS framework (Education Services for Overseas) Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice 2007.


Certificate III qualification

Students will be introduced to working in the field of early childhood and caring for children under 5 such as in childcare, long day care, family day care, kindergartens.

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Diploma qualification

For students wanting to take on higher levels of responsibility and leadership in an early childhood service. It is the qualification for those wishing to lead an education and care program for children before they enter formal schooling.

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au pair program

Incorporating CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

For students interested in working for, and living as part of, a host family and learn (or perfect) a language providing both childcare and light housework in exchange for a small allowance, accommodation and meals.

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