Curious about the Diploma in Early Childhood Education?

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Curious about the Diploma in Early Childhood Education? Let’s see where it can take you!

With new funding initiatives and plenty of opportunity in the early childhood education and care sector, now is the time to progress your career. A Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care is one way to level up and unlock endless possibilities.


Diploma in Early Childhood Education


Career Pathways: Where the Diploma can take you

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in the early childhood sector is the variety of fulfilling roles available. You might end up miles from where you started – where you take your career progression is up to you, especially when upskilling is on your to-do list.

If you’ve already attained a Certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care, our highly sought-after Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care is the next step to unlocking your career potential.


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With this qualification under your belt your early childhood career could progress to one of these rewarding and engaging roles:

Room leader/lead educator

Room leaders are responsible for how the room is run. This is an exciting goal for those looking to take on more responsibility in the workplace and includes planning and implementing daily programs, delegating tasks and maintaining open lines of communication between staff, management and families.

Centre Director

Centre Directors run the show. They’re responsible for managing the early learning service, designing and implementing the curriculum, administration, rostering, marketing and meeting industry standards. If leadership is your ambition, the Diploma is your key to advancement.

Playgroup supervisor

Playgroup supervisors guide groups and ensure both parents and children have a rewarding playgroup experience. It’s no small feat, but if you think you have the passion and people-skills to facilitate positive playgroups, the Diploma can lead you to fulfilling work in this context.

Unlock your potential

Depending on your personal goals and ambitions, our Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care offers amazing opportunities to discover and develop your leadership strengths.

With an emphasis on both the practical and adaptive skills needed to become dynamic, passionate, resilient and creative leaders in the early childhood sector, this is an opportunity to unlock your unique potential.

Flexible learning to suit your lifestyle

We know learning can be challenging and, above all, time consuming. That’s why we offer flexible learning options to suit your lifestyle.

Whatever a good study/life balance looks like for you, we’ve got it covered. Choose between workplace or distance (online) learning and find a delivery mode that’s right for you.

Earn while you learn

Undertaking your diploma doesn’t have to negatively impact your finances. In fact, one of the standout benefits is your ability to earn while you learn.

Our workplace and distance delivery modes make it easy to keep working as you gain your qualification.

Enjoy the support of dedicated trainers

Throughout the course you’ll have the support of a dedicated trainer with a wealth of experience in the sector.

Trainers have the insight and hands-on know-how to guide you to become the best educator you can be. Plus, our trainers make it their mission to see you succeed!

Accessible funding options

Government funding under the Skills First program is available to eligible learners so that you can get studying as soon as possible for as little personal cost.

We also offer interest-free payment options so you won’t have to worry about fees and can focus on upskilling instead.


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Level up today!

The sky’s the limit when it comes to your career in Early Childhood Education and Care.

If you’re curious about where a Diploma can take you, need more information about funding or want some encouragement and advice, reach out to our friendly team.




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Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia
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