Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
If your career goal is to own and operate a childcare centre, then a diploma in children’s services offered by AICT Learning is the most effective way of obtaining the right qualifications. All childcare centres by 2014 must have a minimum of half the staff holding a diploma qualification.
With a diploma of early childhood education and care the level of learning and training will challenge every aspect of the industry, so you achieve more knowledge and confidence in your centre. In the course you will be trained on children’s health, their safety, how to nurture their development, interactions with the families and how to provide a fun, safe and friendly environment for the children.
This course has online components and face-to-face learning. We believe this form of education is the most effective and will ultimately have the best results for the students at completion. Our students are required to come to college twice a week as well as a minimum of 8 hours per week within a childcare centre which you will be required to find your own centre close to your area, (in some cases we are able to find a centre for you) The benefits of this form of learning is that you can work, get paid and learn at the same time.
There are many career opportunities in the childcare industry and options can include: Early childhood educator, outside school hours care assistant, Playgroup supervisor, Recreation assistant, Family day care worker, Nanny, Childhood Educator, Mobile assistant & Childhood educator assistant.