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Want to help kids? Turn your passion into a career.

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Learn more about these great Early Childhood Education online courses.

Study Early Childhood Courses online

Want to help kids? Turn your passion into a career.

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  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

    This course will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor or management role in child care, preparing you to establish a safe and healthy environment, and design and evaluate programs and care routines for children.

    You’ll learn how to manage staff who look after children, how to create a safe working environment and how to promote inclusive policies and coordinate the workplace. A work placement also gives you real-life training to make sure that you are ready to step directly into professional employment. 

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  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

    This course is suitable for those with some child care experience already, who may be seeking to formalise their knowledge. The course is also suitable for new entrants as it is direct-entry with no pre-requisite subjects.

    Open Colleges has designed this course to cover all the comprehensive information you need to know, including safety, nutrition, legal considerations and children’s developmental needs.

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  • Certificate III in Education Support

    This nationally recognised qualification has been custom-designed by industry experts for two categories of potential workers; those who are already working as teacher aides and are looking to formalise their qualifications, and for prospective employees seeking work.

    Teachers' Aides work in a range of classroom contexts, including public and independent schools and community education settings. Structured Workplace Learning is undertaken during this course to provide the on-the-job experience that will give you the skills that will help you to secure employment.

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    We know life's busy. Study when you can, with no due dates and no start times. Structure your study around your life.

Our Partners

  • North Coast TAFE
  • Association of Accounting Technicians
  • National Safety Council of Australia
  • Early Childhood Australia
  • International Council for Open and Distance Education
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
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