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Study on campus with ACCCO

All training is delivered in an adult learning environment so you’ll get to experience what it’s like to study in a higher education setting.


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Study VET courses on campus with ACCCO. If you choose to study on campus, you will be required to attend classes at your local ACCCO campus in your region. We have some of the best training facilities and utilise a variety of learning techniques that will help you to learn more easily in a fun, stimulating and interactive environment. All training is delivered in an adult learning environment so you’ll get to experience what it’s like to study in a higher education setting. Get a hands-on learning approach by interacting with your teachers, fellow students and practical materials.

  • Enjoy small class sizes where you get to collaborate with your peers
  • Our Trainers Assessors know you by name - and they want to see you succeed, just as much as you do! 
  • Stay motivated with more interaction through face-to-face learning
  • Teaching in a stimulating, interactive learning environment

    Eligibility criteria

    To be eligible to enrol, you must:

    • Currently be enrolled in secondary school in either year 10, 11 or 12 and;
    • Have achieved at least a C standard in Year 10 English
    • It is a requirement of the qualifications that students obtain a Working with Children Check upon commencement of study.

    ACCCO campus locations

    Brisbane - 161 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
    Sydney   -  Unit 5&6, 19-21 Oxford Road, Ingleburn, NSW 2565
    Adelaide -  26 Anderson Walk, Smithfield, SA 5114

    Delivery Method
    The courses are delivered in a face-to-face group based environment with weekly classroom sessions at ACCCO training facilities. All classes are delivered by qualified, industry experienced Trainer Assessors who work closely with students to optimise their learning experience, as well as attend an ACECQA approved education and care service to receive practical training and experience. Vocational placement hours are in addition to theory class attendance. We simulate activities and tasks that are required to be performed within the workplace so that students gain confidence before working in an early education centre or service.

    What can I study with ACCCO?

    CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services

    (but will be focusing on Children’s Services) – pre-vocational course

    This qualification is an entry level qualification designed for people who are looking for skills for working with children in the community. This may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as a community services worker providing first point of contact and assisting individuals in meeting their immediate needs and also provides a pathway for students who wish to complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care at a later date.

    Qualification:           CHC22015 Certificate II in Community Services
    Duration: 1 day per week, over 20 weeks
    Vocational Hours: Students are required to complete between 40 – 80 hours of practical placement
    Commencement:   2 intakes per year 1st Semester (Term 1 and 2)  and 3rd Semester (Term 3 and 4)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Nannying, au pair and other private arrangements for childcare • Activity and/or care programs, including playgroups, play centres, resorts, gyms, shopping centres • Coaching and tuition 







    Pathways to Further Study

    On completion of this qualification, you can gain 6 credits into the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care to continue your education career. This will mean you will only need to complete 12 more units for the Certificate III qualification.

    CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    ACCCO’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care program prepares students interested in working with children under 5 for employment in the Early Education Sector such as in childcare, long day care, family day care, kindergartens. Students achieve skills planning and delivering educational programs that focus on supporting children's wellbeing, learning and development. It is the minimum qualification to gain employment in ACECQA approved early childhood services and often the qualification studied for those wanting to begin their career in early childhood education.

    Graduates will be able to use their Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care 

    • as an entry level qualification into the Education and Care Industy (e.g. assistant educator in long day care, child care centres, Kindergarten or preschool program, occasional care, Family Day Care Educator);
    • to pursue further tertiary pathways (e.g. Diploma or Bachelor of Education); and
    • to improve their chances of gaining tertiary entrance.
    Qualification:           CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care   
    Duration: Total of 40 weeks, over 2 years 
    Vocational Hours: Minimum of 120 hours
    Commencement:   Students must start in Year 11 (term one)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Assistant Educator in Long Day Care • Child Care Centres • Kindergarten or Preschool Program • Occasional Care • Family Day Care 







    Pathways to Further Study

    On completion of this qualification, you can gain credit (between 11-13 units) into the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care to continue your education career. This will shorten the duration of your Diploma course and also reduce the fees.

    CHC30213 Certificate III In Education Support

    Education Support qualifications will qualify you to work as a teacher's aide or in after-hours school care. The Certificate III in Education Support is an ideal qualification for people seeking employment in education roles which provides assistance and support to qualified Educators and Teachers. It is a versatile qualification leading the graduate to work in a range of diverse education environments including schools, kindergartens, preschools, early childhood, school age care or other education environment in entry level positions. 

    Qualification:         CHC30213 Certificate III In Education Support                               
    Duration: Total of 40 weeks, over 2 years 
    Vocational Hours: Minimum of 100 hours
    Commencement:   Students must start in Year 11 (term one)

    Employment Opportunities:

    Teacher Aide in schools, preschools/kindergartens • Education Support staff • Education Assistant (special needs, language/literacy, cultural support  • School Age Care Assistant Educator (vacation care, OSHC, Kindergarten) • Home tutor







    Pathways to Further Study

    On completion of this qualification with ACCCO, you can use the qualification to gain credit into other qualifications including: CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support, CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood and Care, CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, CHC50213 Diploma of School Age Education and Care.

    What are the costs involved?

    Costs vary depending on the course and study mode. Students undertaking a nationally-recognised qualification at as part of their senior studies may be eligible for substantially reduced or, in some cases, no tuition fees at all in some State / Territories. Please contact ACCCO for further information relating to fees.

    Why choose ACCCO for education and training?

    Standing out from other training providers, ACCCO is regarded for the valuable face to face and on the job training that students receive throughout their course. With over 23 years’ experience, ACCCO has established strong relationships with schools and maintains close links to industry enabling us to deliver in-demand skills and up-to-date and relevant training. Schools are also enjoying the relationship with the ACCCO VETiS Coordinator who maintains the consistency of training, assessment and providing support. The most positive feedback is out in the field with Early Childhood Services noticing an improvement in the quality of training by the Schools who have trained with ACCCO.  

    Students also benefit directly from the fact that ACCCO specialises in Early Childhood Education and Care qualifications and the high degree of industry engagement and connection that ACCCO offers graduates when seeking employment. Education and Care services actively seek out ACCCO graduates because of their high quality training, with employers recognising the exemplary skills and practices from the students who have trained with ACCCO.

    Standing out from other training providers, ACCCO is regarded for the valuable face to face and on the job training that students receive throughout their course
    • Well-established industry recommended training college specialising in Education and Care Qualifications
    • ACCCO is on the approved list of providers for each state and territory
    • All training materials and resources are provided by ACCCO 
    • Professional development opportunities for teachers
    • Nationally recognised qualifications 
    • A dedicated ACCCO Trainer Assessor for mentoring and support
    • In-service training day for the school VET teacher
    • Onsite support visits from ACCCO


    How to apply?

    For further information regarding school partnerships or ACCCO’s VET in schools program, please contact our VET Coordinator on 1300 139 406 or email us at  info@accco.com.au  

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