This degree provides an in-depth study of child development, and focuses on learning areas including languages, arts, mathematics, health and wellbeing, and science. As part of your studies you will examine the important relationships between the early childhood educator, parents, caregivers and the community. You will learn how to integrate acquired knowledge and skills relevant to the industry, and to develop your management and leadership skills through weekend intensive workshops blocks and regular evening tutorials, self paced and on-line activities, industry related assessment conducted in your own workplace and while on practicum and placements in a range of early childhood settings are undertaken.
The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education provides you with the opportunity to teach and work in a range of early childhood settings with young children and their families.
Employment opportunities for a fully qualified early childhood teacher includes working in kindergartens, pre-schools and long day care centres; VET children’s services courses; and in policy development in local and state government.
You may be eligible to progress into a Masters Degree in Education.
Direct entry - beginning and mid-year entry. Download an application form to apply for this course.
Potential candidates who need to sit the TEMT test - testing will be in Building 3 Level 3, 465 Elgar Road Box Hill on:
For further information about this course please contact the Centre for Health and Community Services on 9286 9106.
Advanced Standing is approved recognition of prior learning that is displayed as an Exemption (EX) on the student’s academic record. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) takes into account the knowledge and skills you’ve already gained through your previous education and work. This may be through formal or informal training, paid or unpaid work experience, and can earn you credit if relevant to your chosen course.