Childcare Advanced Certificate
Interested in studying an online childcare course? The Childcare Advanced Certificate will fast-track your career in childcare, or set you up for your next promotion or senior level position in this rewarding sector.
Love working with children and supporting early learning and childhood development? A childcare certification can help you turn your special interest into a career, whether you work as a Nanny, Family Day Care Operator, Assistant Early Childhood Educator, or Childcare Educator. You could apply for roles with small or large child care centres – or start a business and work from your own home.
The Childcare Advanced Certificate covers a range of topics, including:
- Health and safety for children
- Work health and safety
- Caring for children, babies, and toddlers
- Early childhood development
- Child wellbeing
- Behaviour plans
- Providing healthy food and drink for children
- Encouraging creativity in children
- Learning frameworks
- Sustainability practices
- Developing cultural competence
- Strategies for inclusion
- Partnering with families
These topics will prepare you for a career in childcare, from compliance and safety to early childhood development best practices. Learn how to work with others and foster learning so that the children in your care reach their full potential.
Whether you’re needing a refresher after a career break, you’re looking to upskill for a promotion, or you’re making a total career change into the childcare industry, this course will help you achieve your goals.
Study this online childcare course and enjoy flexible learning that fits around your existing work schedule and family commitments. Best of all, there’s no need to wait – sign up for this course and start studying today!
Industry snapshot: childcare
In March 2020, over 1.3 million children attended an approved child care centre, with 45.1% of 0-5 year old children accessing child care services. The impact child care services have on early childhood development (and therefore, Australia’s society as a whole) is huge.
It’s no secret that Australian childcare centres require more qualified workers to fill roles. Not only that – but workers who are genuinely passionate about working with children and committing to their own career development, long-term.
Childcare has been through a number of challenges in recent years, with attendance rates temporarily impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns, job losses, and uncertainty. That said, childcare workers remain critical to the recovery period, ensuring that families have support in place for their return to work. As such, the Australian government has introduced a $2.6 billion COVID-19 response package for the child care industry to ensure that facilities remain open, with funding expected to reach $10.3 billion during 2020-21. To further protect the child care industry throughout COVID-19, the government adjusted requirements for families so that they can access subsidised care rates while experiencing unemployment.
To ensure you’re in a position to take advantage of potential career opportunities in child care, start with the online certificate in childcare to show employers that your knowledge is up to date and that you’re serious about your own learning and development.
What to Expect
All of our courses are designed with you in mind. Easy to navigate and user-friendly. Studying our short online courses can help in your professional development, giving you the tools to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and boost your skills and capabilities.
We have designed simple step-by-step modules that are intuitive so there are no confusing and clunky navigation menus, just seamless click-through navigation supported with engaging material including high-quality video for some of our courses.
Lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answers or multiple-choice that can be re-taken as needed. Direct learning for those with busy schedules!
Try one of our career samplers, short courses, or a course at certificate or master’s certificate level providing a deeper learning experience.
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Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate/s of Achievement at the nominated level of this particular course. Larger masters courses may attract more than 1 certificate. Our certificate levels are:
- Masters Certificate Level
- Advanced Certificate Level
- Certificate Level
- Career Sampler - Certificate
Use An Approved Learning Framework To Guide Practice
Facilitate Compliance In An Education And Care Service
Embed Sustainable Practices In Service Operations
Promote And Provide Healthy Food & Drink
Provide Care For Babies & Toddlers
Ensure Health & Safety Of Children
Provide Care For Children
Establish & Maintain A Safe & Healthy Environment For Children
Foster The Holistic Development & Wellbeing Of The Child In Early Childhood
Maintain Work Health & Safety
Develop Cultural Competence
Implement Strategies For The Inclusion Of All Children
Nurture Creativity In Children
Establish & Implement Plans For Developing Co-operative Behaviour
Analyse Information To Inform Learning
Work In Partnership With Families To Provide Appropriate Education & Care For Children
Provide Experiences To Support Children’s Play & Learning
Use Information About Children To Inform Practice
Participate In Workplace Health & Safety
- Childcare Assistant
- Childcare Worker
- Family Day Carer
- Playgroup Supervisor
- Recreation Assistant
- Professional Nanny
Delivered 100% online, no classroom training
All courses are based on blended learning. Study anytime & anywhere at your convenience. Fit in and around your schedule
Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
Quality learning developed by industry experts
Full support provided by your student support officer and the Eo team
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