Completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent. Students will be required to demonstrate they have the capacity to work with children and families in the highly demanding field of early childhood as set out by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations by participating in an interview. This may be conducted individually or as a group, at the discretion of the Polytechnic.
IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)
TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55. Section scores no less than:Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 18
Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42-49 (no section score less than 40)
University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154.
VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.
This industry-focused diploma will prepare you for a rewarding and varied career in children’s services. With this nationally recognised qualification, you’ll be able to work at a high level in early-childhood education and care. You’ll be confident to work in roles that require designing and developing curriculum and supervising staff.
Our graduates find work in preschools, childcare centres and family-daycare centres. Potential job titles include:
children's services coordinator
team leader or room leader in a service
assistant director of early childhood services
early-childhood educator – team leader
reliever in early-childhood programs
OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year