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Au Pair Program incorporating Certificate II in Community Services

Au Pair Program incorporating

CertiFIcate II IN Community Services


Course Outline

ACCCO’s Au Pair Program which includes the Certificate II in Community Services, prepares graduates for work as an Au Pair, Demi Pair, Nanny or Home Helper. Through a successful Au Pair Application Process with Perfect Au Pairs Agency, students may be placed with a Host Family as an Au Pair for up to 6 months.

Learning Areas

Through the Certificate II, students will study the basics of working efficiently with children. There are 9 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:

  • Communicating and working with a range of people
  • Organising and completing daily work responsibilities
  • Child interaction and care

Course Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • A minimum English level of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent, Pearson Test of English Academic score 42, TOEFL, Cambridge English Advanced level
  • Working Holiday Visa Holder (Subclass 417 or 462)
  • Current Blue Card
  • National Police Check

English College Pathways

ACCCO prides itself on maintaining solid quality relationships with reputable educational partners. Students who do not meet our English Language entry requirements may choose to study an English course at one of our English College Partners.

Classroom Based Study

2 Days Classroom Based Per Week
Plus 1 Day Vocational Placement Per Week

All courses offered to international students are delivered through classroom based study. The classes for Certificate II, Certificate III and Diploma courses are held at our Fortitude Valley campus in Brisbane. All classes are delivered by qualified, industry experienced Trainers Assessors. Our Trainer Assessors work closely with students to optimise their learning experience. We simulate activities and tasks that are required to be performed within the workplace to prepare students for work or placement in an early education centre or service. 

Class Contact Hours

International Students attend classes two days per week at the college and spend one day per week at Vocational Placement. This is equates to a total of 20 contact hours per week. There are also various days allocated for excursions, special visitors, art and craft days and block Vocational Placement.

Course Duration

12 Weeks

Course Intake Dates

Click Here for 2018 Intake Dates

Other Requirements

Students must undergo a criminal history and working with children check prior to undertaking Vocational Placement in an early education service, or undertaking activities in any unit which may involve contact with children or young people (under 18). It is a requirement of the qualifications that students obtain a Blue Card upon commencement of study and hold a current Blue Card for the duration of enrolment in the qualification.

Employment Areas

The Certificate II provides for employment in the following roles:

  • Au Pair/ Demi Pair
  • Nanny
  • Baby sitter
  • Home support

Pathways to Further Study

On completion of this qualification with the units outlined on our website, you can gain credit into the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.  

Course Fees

ACCCO will charge the learner for the enrolment application, tuition, material fees and training product as per the nominated fee schedules as outlined below;

Enrolment Fee


Tuition Fees


Material Fees AUD$210

Blue Card Application


Au Pair Program Fees

Au Pair Placement Fee


National Police Check


Au Pair Placement

Successful graduates will be asked to meet the Au Pair Application requirements to be placed with a Host Family as an Au Pair for up to 6 months.

To access the Au Pair Application information please visit


To learn about our International Student enrolment process please visit our International Admissions page or contact our International Coordinator via email or phone +61 7 3257 1972.

For more information on how to apply please refer to our Enrolment Fact Sheet.



Communicate and work in health or community services


Provide first point of contact


Work with diverse people


Participate in workplace health and safety


Organise and complete daily work activities

HLTAID004* Provide and emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE004* Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE007* Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCCDE003* Work within a community development framework

*Elective units

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