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Want to be at the starting line as our next generation of thinkers and leaders begin their educational journey? Help guide and empower young children in their pivotal development years by studying Early Childhood Education.

Our range of certificate, diploma and degree courses provide the perfect introduction to an enriching career where you become the agent of change in a young person's life. By choosing to work as an educator, kindergarten or primary school teacher, you will help shape the way young people see the world and where they sit in it.

Step into real education environments while you study and receive authentic experiences through field placements – which we'll help you find.

At Holmesglen, we understand it's about encouraging children to achieve their goals in a personalised way. With over 600 early childhood education and primary school partners, we offer the chance to learn the essential skills to enter the workforce as a confident education professional.

Courses available (4)

Certificate III

  • International
    Early Childhood Education and Care
    Moorabbin; Waverley; City
    Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Holmesglen TAFE
    CHC30113
    • Start February / April / July / September

    This course enables you to plan and implement appropriate care and educational experiences for young children. Through the combination of face-to-face, online and practicum based learning, you will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to work effectively as a professional team member in an early childhood service in a culturally diverse environment.These skills include gaining an understanding of legal and ethical requirements, engaging with young children and their families, facilitating children's leisure and play, and [...]

Degree

  • International
    Early Childhood Teaching
    Waverley; City
    Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching Holmesglen TAFE
    BECT16
    • Start February / July

    This innovative and contemporary course prepares you for a rewarding teaching career. As a Holmesglen graduate, you will be qualified to become an early childhood teacher and be eligible to register with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT), specialising in the teaching and learning of children from birth to eight years.This course is organised into four major streams of study, including The Child in Focus, Curriculum, Pedagogy and Learning, Professional Practice, and Practicum (placement in [...]

Diploma

  • International
    Early Childhood Education and Care
    Waverley; City
    Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Holmesglen TAFE
    CHC50113
    • Start February / July

    This course is designed for educators who are responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating early childhood education and care programs. As a graduate, you will have responsibility for the supervision of other staff and volunteers, and this may also lead to employment as a children's services director or coordinator.This course is offered full time on campus and as a traineeship. The traineeship option is available if you are currently working 15 or more hours a [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Early Childhood Education and Care
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin
    CHC30113
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.This course offers you the opportunity to acquire a wide range of skills in the education and care of children. You will learn how to provide a safe and healthy environment for children, how to facilitate children's play experiences and foster their development.As part of the course you will be required to [...]

Early Childhood Education Open Days

  • 10Aug
    Early Childhood Education - Moorabbin
    Moorabbin
    OD2947

    Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 5pm that discusses the early childhood sector, gives you an overview of our early childhood certificate, diploma and degree programs (including the Certificate IV in Education Support) and lists study pathway options. This will be followed by a personalised session to discuss your specific requirements, followed by a tour of the facilities.

    - , Thu 10 Aug - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 10Aug
    Early Childhood Education - City
    City
    OD2946

    Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 5pm that discusses the early childhood sector, gives you an overview of our early childhood certificate, diploma and degree programs (including the Certificate IV in Education Support) and lists study pathway options. This will be followed by a personalised session to discuss your specific requirements, followed by a tour of the facilities.

    - , Thu 10 Aug - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen City Campus, 332 St Kilda Road, Southbank, Vic Australia

  • 10Aug
    Early Childhood Education - Waverley
    Waverley
    OD2945

    Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 5pm that discusses the early childhood sector, an overview of our early childhood certificate, diploma and degree programs (including the Certificate IV in Education Support) and pathway study options. This presentation will be followed by a tour of the facilities and course specific group discussions. All students wishing to apply for one of our courses are required to also attend an interview, which you can book and undertake at the end of the evening! Plus, any students wishing to just apply on the night will be directed to a staffed application room to step you through this.

    - , Thu 10 Aug - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia

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