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Northern Territory Accredited Training 2018-06-06T11:58:01+00:00

Training for the Sector by the Sector

Are you looking for a career in the early childhood field? Child Australia has been delivering accredited training since 2014. We strongly believe that accredited courses should be delivered by highly experienced practitioners with hands-on current sector knowledge.

Whether you’re just starting out and want to enrol in a Certificate III or you’re ready to upgrade to the Diploma, look no further because Child Australia can provide the training opportunities to get you on your way.

The Benefits of Training with Child Australia

Our qualifications are nationally recognised and reflect the roles of employees in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s well-being, learning and development.

Child Australia provide a flexible study program to suit employers, workplaces and allows students to work during the day. We place an emphasis on practical skill development,  solid student understanding of performance criteria and relevance under NQF and conduct onsite visits with students to maintain momentum and accountability. We work closely with employers to ensure that our students are carefully guided and maximise their learning experience.

Training will equip you with a set of solid pedagogical practices to set you up for a successful career, with consistent ongoing communication and tailored support from trainers giving you the confidence to be the best you can be.

Certificate III and Diploma Accredited Training

Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)

This qualification is nationally recognised and can lead to a range of potential career opportunities including Childhood Educator Assistant, Outside School Hours Aide and Preschool Assistant. It reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

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Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)

Designed for anyone who wishes to advance their career and studies in Early Childhood to become Educators or Leaders in an Early Childhood service. This program allows you to turn your years of on the job experience into a nationally recognised qualification. Gain the skills and qualifications to work at a high level in children’s services with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in providing care to children, with an emphasis on play-based learning and assist children achieve developmental outcomes.

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Student Enrolment Information

Please download the Enrolment Form and complete all sections and sign the declaration.

Enrolment Form – Child Australia & GTNT
Download Form Here

Once completed simply scan and upload your Enrolment Form using the Talk To Us form below.

An Enrolment Fee is also payable on application, just select the course you are enrolling in and pay online. Please note that this enrolment fee is non-refundable.

Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113)
Pay Enrolment Fee: $ 300.00

Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)
Pay Enrolment Fee: $ 500.00

Confirmation of your Enrolment will be emailed to you once complete.

A guide and resource for prospective Child Australia students

As recognised sector experts, Child Australia has partnered with a highly respected training organisation GTNT Training Plus to ensure that you receive the best possible learning experience.  As a Registered Training Organisation, GTNT Training Plus seeks to maintain the highest standards of competency-based training that is effectively targeted at building individual and organisational capability.

GTNT Training Plus programs will include training and assessment for formal qualifications in addition to short skills development courses that lead to a statement of attainment for the competencies involved.

Participants entering these programs may obtain advanced standing for previous relevant experience and study using the GTNT Training Plus recognition process.

As part of the GTNT Training Plus commitment to the delivery of quality training this Handbook is designed to provide accurate information to participants about the program that it offers as well as the rights and responsibilities of GTNT Training Plus and its participants.

DOWNLOAD: Student Handbook – Child Australia & GTNT

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Entry Requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, students will need to have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Participants are to be working in a full time or part time capacity and have a requirement under the current National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care to be working towards a qualification.
  • Participants are new to the workforce and wishing to enter the Early Years Sector.
  • Everyone employed or volunteering in child related work is required to hold an OCHRE card.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or above at the time of course induction.

Career Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to:

  • Early Childhood Educator/Assistant in
    • Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Outside School Hours Care
  • Preschool Assistant
  • Further Study

Fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government for eligible students who:

  • live in the Northern Territory
  • are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa without work or study restrictions; or are a New Zealand citizen who has lived in Australia for over six months
  • are at least 17 years old and have left school
  • preferably don’t already have a Certificate III level qualification or above.
  • Work full/part time, permanent employment
  • Sign up with Australian Apprenticeships NT (form supplied)

A fee of $300 is payable upon enrolment to cover administration and course resources.

For those students not eligible for funding full course fees at $5500 will be payable, plus $300 enrolment fee.

DOWNLOAD: Information CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Education and Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Description

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.  They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Entry Requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, students will need to have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Participants are to be working in a full time or part time capacity and have a requirement under the current National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care to be working towards a qualification.
  • Participants are new to the workforce and wishing to enter the Early Years Sector.
  • Everyone employed or volunteering in child related work is required to hold an OCHRE card.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or above at the time of course induction.

Career Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to:

  • Room Leader
  • Coordinator or Director
    • In Long Day Care, Outside School Hours Care
  • Early Childhood Educator
    • In Family Day Care

 

Fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government for eligible students:

  • live in the Northern Territory (NT)
  • are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa without work or study restrictions; or are a New Zealand citizen who has lived in Australia for over six months
  • are at least 17 years old and have left school
  • work full/part time
  • sign up with Australian Apprenticeships NT (form supplied)

An enrolment fee of $500 is payable upon enrolment to cover course resources.  For those students not eligible for funding, full course fees at $9000 will be payable, plus $500 enrolment fee.

DOWNLOAD: Information CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Student Information for the Unique Student Identifier

From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes studying at TAFE or with a private training organisation, completing an apprenticeship or skill set, certificate or diploma course.

A USI gives you access to your online USI account which is made up of ten numbers and letters. It will look something like this: 3AW88YH9U5.

A USI account will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results from 2015 will be available in your USI account in 2016.

DOWNLOAD: USI FactSheet

Talk To Us

If you are interested in Accredited Training or having a Placement at your service please call Child Australia on
1300 66 11 64 or contact us for more information using the form below.

**Please note, you may be eligible for a government subsidy if you live or work in NT only.