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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]