Early childhood education has a profound effect on the development of children and skilled educators in this area are in high demand as the sector continues to experience very strong growth. (Job Outlook, 2020).
This course is ideal for Bachelor graduates from any discipline looking to enter early childhood education, or those seeking to change careers and enter this field.
It provides an understanding of the key areas of early childhood education and care, and an introduction to the theory, principles and practices that best support children's learning and development.
Delivered fully online in flexible mode, the course is the first step on a pathway to becoming a fully qualified early childhood teacher. Successful completion of this certificate provides guaranteed entry and up to four units of advanced standing into the professionally accredited Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood).
A three (3) year bachelor qualification or equivalent work experience.
This course is ideal for graduates from any discipline looking to enter the early childhood sector. Successful completion of this course provides guaranteed entry and four units of advanced standing into the Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood).
To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood) students must complete the equivalent of 4 single-weighted units (48 credit points) comprising: