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What will I learn?

To work in child care you must have, or be actively working towards, at least a Certificate III qualification. This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s well-being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Please note that this course does not follow our Academic Calendar. Please speak with our team for more information.

What You'll Learn

  • Organise personal work priorities and development to ensure effectiveness in the workplace
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety and develop cultural competence
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and provide care for children and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Support behaviour of children and young people and develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice and support the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • Support children to connect with their world and use information about children to inform practice
  • Work legally and ethically, identify and respond to children and young people at risk and participate in work health and safety

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Child Care Assistant
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Child Care Worker



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$12,000.00 (6,60,066) per year
Start date

6 June 2022, 1 August 2022, 12 September 2022


Adelaide Campus

Level 11, 90 King William Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$12,000.00 (6,60,066) per year
Start date

6 June 2022, 1 August 2022, 12 September 2022


Wentworth Street Campus

Level 5, 9 Wentworth Street,


New South Wales,

2150, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements

depending on upon the nationality of the student year 11 (Australian equivalent year 11) may be sufficient - please check with Queensford College prior to enrolment

have completed at least an Australian year 12 equivalent

must pass Queensford College’s internal LLN/ English Placement test

English Language Proficiency Level

student must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.5 bands or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE etc.); or

student must have attained at least Upper Intermediate Level of English and must provide evidence of the same; or

student must pass Queensford College’s relevant Internal English Placement Test

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.