Study Children’s Services (Early Childhood and Care)

✔ Certificate III in Children’s Services – Cricos code 078538K

✔ Diploma in Children’s Services – Crocs code 078539J

Health and Community Services is a growing industry in Australia, with an expected 1.6 million job opportunities expected by 2025. If you love to help people and care about the future, TAFE Queensland has the courses to help you stir your career in the right direction. TAFE Queensland offers a Certificate and a Diploma in Children’s Services as well as pathways to university so you can build strong foundations for a career in the industry.

    Qualify to work with children in Brisbane

The Children’s Services courses at TAFE Queensland are excellent opportunities for students from around the world to study for a rewarding career with many job prospects. The programs equip students with the skills and knowledge required by employers to work in the industry. Whether you are just starting out or upgrading your knowledge and skills, this is a great sector to enter in Australia. The courses are successful in preparing graduates to work in a range of early childhood d settings.

    Excellent start to your career in children’s services

On the Certificate program, students learn about child development before learning how to provide care to children in a variety of environments, including how to plan activities, how to facilitate leisure and play and achieve developmental outcomes, health and safety and accident prevention.

After the Certificate, students can go on to study at Diploma level and prepare to work in a variety of services including day care, primary schools, out of school hours care, care coordinator, holiday programs and play centres.

    Get more skills and further your education

After a Certificate and a Diploma, students can enter the workplace in many positions including group leader in day care centre, or work in outside school hours care centres, as family day co-ordinator, family day carer, or kindergarten assistant among others.

For those who may want to pursue their studies, TAFE Queensland offers a pathway to university program which enables graduates to use their credits towards a degree at a local university.

  • Bachelor of Child and Family Studies (GU) 4 semesters
  • Bachelor of Human Services (USC) 4 semesters
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (USC) 6 semesters
  • Bachelor of Social Work (USC) 6 semesters
  • Bachelor of Social Science (SCU) 4 semesters
  • Bachelor of Education (USQ) 6 semesters
  • Bachelor of Human Services (USQ) 4 semesters
  • Bachelor of Social Science (USQ) 4 semesters