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A career shaping lives...

If you feel you were born to lead and share knowledge with those around you, a job in the education and training industries might be what you're looking for. Whether you wish to improve your own language and literacy skills, teach trades or early development skills, our courses will see you qualified and confident to stand at the front of the classroom.

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About the Early Childhood Education and Care Industry

A career in the early childhood education and care industry will help you ensure that children have a fun, safe and supportive environment to learn and grow.

Childcare workers not only support children, but their services enable parents and guardians to work and study. The childcare sector is a stable industry, with statistics showing that around 1.6 million children aged 12 and under are expected to attend childcare services during 2016-17. The childcare sector is undergoing growth in terms of employment and new childcare facilities opening. When it comes to jobs, numbers are expected to rise by 3.3% every year over the five years through 2021-22.

Find out more about industry trends, job satisfaction, salaries and key benefits by downloading TAFE Queensland's Early Childhood Education and Care Industry Insights (PDF, 435KB).

Career Outcomes

  • Childcare educator
  • Childcare group director
  • Early childhood teacher
  • Further studies or successful employment (language and literacy skills)
  • Nanny
  • RTO manager
  • Teacher aide
  • VET Trainer and assessor

Contact us

Call 1300 914 754 or enquire now