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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.
This course will train you in key areas of early childhood education, from providing care for children to managing a childcare facility.
You’ll develop skills to help enhance children’s creativity, development and well-being in a child care setting, how to support children’s development with learning and play plus much more.
*It is not, however, intended to indicate that an individual will gain immediate employment on completion of this qualification
During the course you are required to complete a minimum of 160 hours of work placement in a licensed and registered early childhood service. Students can find their own placement. Mint Training and the Host Employer must have an agreement before the placement can be commenced.
Mint Training may assist students to secure a work placement.
During your placement a Mint Training assessor will visit you on a number of occasions to observe you performing some of your tasks.
Please Note: There are a number of statutory checks required by workplaces, such as a Working with Children Check and/or Police Checks. Consult the table on the Australian Government website for regulations.