If you love being around children of all ages and you’re ready to take on a rewarding career in Child Care, VFA Learning can teach you everything you’ll need to become a qualified Child Carer. From creating activity programs to experiencing first-hand practical placement in real environments, you’ll have access to the best qualified instructors to help you to achieve and make a real impact in shaping our next generation.
Percentage of VFA Graduates employed after 6 months
Make a positive impact on our next generation
If you have a passion for education and children, then becoming an Early Childhood Educator is for you. Sing, dance, learn and create with children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will equip you with the skills to be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services. In most states it is the highest level for children’s services centre-based care, and you’ll graduate with the skills required to work as a Childcare Assistant or Centre Manager. This course is delivered as a blended learning model designed to allow you more flexibility with your learning so you can still work whilst you obtain your diploma. We also assist with organising practical placements where required and on-the-job training is supported by regular visits to the workplace by a qualified early Childhood Assessor.
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The world depends on childcare professionals
The first years of a child’s life are critical to their future education and development. Being part of that is a big responsibility! By becoming a child care professional, you will make a positive impact on our next generation.
Over-And-Above Student Support
Unlike other organisations, VFA Learning has dedicated staff to assist with organising your practical work placements. On-the-job training is supported by regular visits to the workplace by a qualified early Childhood Assessor.
Enjoy our ‘Flipped’ blended learning model, which is designed to allow you more flexibility with your study. This will enable you to work whilst you obtain your diploma.
Government funding available
You get to save even more money if you’re eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government funded courses (conditions apply).
Be ready to work
77% of VFA Learning Childcare students are employed within 6 months of graduating. Once you are qualified as a Child carer, your services will be in high demand, and you can begin working in childcare centres around Australia.
Go on to higher education
VFA Learning is proud of its higher education pathway to Deakin University.