Early Childhood Education and care QualiFIcations

Early Childhood Education and Care prepares students for employment with children aged 0 to 5 years. During the qualification, students undertake work placement so they may gain experience in the industry, whilst acquiring the knowledge and skills required to work at this level.

A Career in Early Childhood education

A career in early childhood education is extremely rewarding. You assume responsibility for nurturing the growth, development and education of children, from birth to 5 years.

A Child Care worker / Assistant Educator assists in the social, emotional, physical and educational developmental needs of infants and young children in child care centers, family day care, long day care, kindergartens and educational centers. They manage children's behavior and guide their social development appropriately, and assist in preparing materials and equipment for educational and recreational activities.

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 industry is prosperous and increasing year to year, there is a high demand for Early Learning Educators/Child Care Workers in Queensland and all throughout Australia.

It is a very rewarding career and ACCCO graduates are popular amongst employers. Many Child Care Services seek out ACCCO graduates to work in their business. Highly skilled, qualified educators are sought after throughout the year by childcare centres in Australia and all over the world!  

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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