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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • This courses teaches students fundamental skills for early childhood care and education, and will help to prepare students for further studies in the field.

    As part of your early childhood studies, you will need to complete work placement within an early childhood setting. Work placement is an opportunity for you to obtain hands on experience and observe educators already working in the early childhood industry. It will also give you the chance to experience what it is like to work in an early childhood setting.

Course Units


    • Provide care for children
    • Provide care for babies and toddlers
    • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    • Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
    • Work legally and ethically
    • Use information about children to inform practice
    • Support children to connect with their world
    • Please note that the prices for short courses do not include assessment.
    • If you wish to complete the assessment for the relevant unit of competency or discuss doing a full qualification, please contact our Client Services team.

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: weekly
    • Hobart Intake: weekly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • This training package does not have any entry requirements.

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $2,000
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms, and conditions will be provided in the Letter of Offer when you apply.

Ready to study?


    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

  • “NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

    Sarah T - Business Administration Student
  • “I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

    Sarah R
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