Most people choose to work in childcare because they enjoy working with children, and working in the childcare sector is extremely rewarding. A day in the life working in early childhood means lots of variety with no two days being the same plus, you get to be a part of a community that helps children learn, grow, and develop. Childcare workers play an essential role in the lives of children, giving them a great start in life by assisting them in developing social skills in a safe and nurturing atmosphere that fosters learning through play.
12 months full-time, blended study
January 2023 & August 2023
Geelong Campus, 78 Yarra Street Geelong, VIC
Get started in a career in childcare
If you want to work in childcare, the best place to start is by studying the CHC30121 Certificate Ill in Early Childhood Education and Care. This course will equip you with the skills to be responsible for working in an Early Childhood Education and Care Centre. Plus, you’ll learn methods of supporting children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
If you need flexibility, we offer a blended mode of delivery for our certificate course. Each week you can expect the following:
- 2 days of classroom-based training and assessment
- 1 day of online training and assessment
- Students can also expect self-directed studies and practical practice on the remaining days of the week to reinforce skills
If you want to be supported on your learning journey and need flexible study, then the VFA Learning CHC30121 Certificate Ill in Early Childhood Education and Care is your first step into a career in early childhood!