If you have chosen to pursue a career as an Early Childhood Educator, you are definitely on the right path! Being an Educator in Australia at this point in time can not only take your career to great heights, it could also give you an array of highly fulfilling roles to choose from! Like we always say- it is not your ordinary 9 to 5 job. It is so much more!
To be employable in the industry, you’ll need to have an attractive set of skills and knowledge required in childcare that make you stand out. How to get these skills, you ask?
A proper qualification and formal training in childcare are what will give your career a head start. Since jobs in early childhood education are highly demanded, institutes in Australia have a lot of course options in this field. We offer two of the most popular childcare courses which will help you launch your dream career in no time!
The Certificate III is the minimum qualification required for getting a job in the childcare sector. Studying this course will help you gain the skills required to plan and implement educational programs for children up to the age of 5. You will learn to work in a team in a range of environments to support their health and cognitive development.
The duration of this course is 12 months and you will be required to complete a work placement for its successful completion. Once you do complete, you’ll be able to explore a range of career opportunities- Early Childhood Educator, Early Childhood Director, Family Day Care Provider, Nanny, Kindergarten Assistant and Childhood Educator Assistant.
A step above the Certificate III, The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is higher level qualification that is ideal for those who are after managerial and supervisory roles in the sector. It is also popular among individuals who want to upskill and get better job roles. Like the Cert III, you’ll learn to plan and implement programs that best suit the needs of children. In addition, you’ll also gain leadership skills to manage and supervise teams in your workplace.
The course lasts for 16 months and also includes a work placement. Job outcomes of this qualification include- Early Childhood Educator, Out-of-School-Hours Educator or Coordinator, Family Day-Care Operator, Early Childhood Centre Director or Coordinator.
KAL Training is focussed to help you achieve your career goals. We aim to provide you with the best learning experience and give you the skills and practical knowledge to be part of the workforce of today. We are here to help you make the best out of these quarantine days. If you want to know more about our childcare courses and how you’ll benefit from them, call 1800 244 438.