Education and Training

6 courses

Early Childhood Education and Care courses

Early childhood education and care courses teach you to provide safe, nurturing, meaningful and inclusive care to children in their early years. Th...

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  • TAFE Statement Child Protection Refresher

    800-000289

    Learn the latest information on child protection law. This refresher course is ideal if you hold the previous CHCPRT001: Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk qualification, and need to stay up to date with current requirements.

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  • TAFE Statement Manage an Early Childhood Education and Care Service

    MHE20510MN

    Learn to lead with confidence as you build your knowledge of management and operations in the early childhood education and care sector. This is a great short course if you’re working in the industry and want to learn what it takes to successfully manage an early childhood education and care service. Keep up to date with the latest legal requirements of service operation and gain the skills to increase your roles and responsibilities.

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  • Statement of Attainment Inclusive Practice and Principles in Early Childhood

    MHE20510IN

    Learn how to facilitate the inclusion of diverse children in an early childhood education and care setting. Gain practical strategies to implement inclusive teaching methods and promote effective collaboration with families and professionals, such as therapists. This short course will build your capability to better support, empower and educate children with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

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  • Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care

    CHC30121-01

    Take your first step into the world of early childhood as a childcare educator. Learn to provide safe, nurturing, meaningful and inclusive education and care for children in a fun and playful setting.

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  • Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care

    CHC50121-01

    Take the lead in providing meaningful childhood care to babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Gain the practical knowledge to become an educational leader or manager in childcare and ensure children receive quality inclusive care in their early years.

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  • Bachelor Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5)

    HE20610

    The TAFE NSW Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) combines theory with real world practical skills. This degree has a strong focus on applied learning and provides a pathway to pursue a career as a qualified teacher in early childhood education. Combine your enjoyment for working with children, child development and pedagogical practices, ethics and social justice.

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Early childhood education and care course information

There are so many ways to study at TAFE NSW. You can choose an option that suits your learning style and lifestyle.

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Who is an early childhood education and care course good for?

You have the patience of a saint, or better still, the patience of a future early childhood educator. Kids can throw tantrums when they don't get what they want. Kids can be difficult and uncooperative. But ...

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Early childhood education and care career paths

From a nanny all the way to an early childhood director, there are plenty of opportunities in this in-demand industry. Here are some of the most popular jobs in early childhood education and care:

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I enrol?

At TAFE NSW you can apply or enrol to do a course.

If your course has no entry requirements, you can enrol directly. If there are entry requirements, you will need to apply to be accepted for a position in the course.

  1. Go to the TAFE NSW website to view the course you are interested in
  2. Check if there are any entry requirements, as you may be asked to supply additional information
  3. Select a course location to progress your enrolment
  4. Follow the prompts to complete
  5. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment or application status

If you need further assistance with your enrolment, contact TAFE NSW Student Services on 131 601 between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday.

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Why should I study early childhood education and care?

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