Early Childhood Education, Care & Online Courses Australia

Early Childhood Education & Care

Education is, as it should be, a most crucial career field; because working in this area of expertise brings with it the power to shape future generations. Students who choose a career in education could take one of three possible routes, which are as follows:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education

With an exponential increase in households with two-incomes, the dire need for daycare workers, babysitters, nannies, as well as school teachers has been constantly felt and is on the rise. Completing a course in early childhood education and teaching could prepare you to work in any of the positions above; or make your way into research for a wide range of organizations that are working on research in childhood development.

It is comparable to most science-based degrees as a relevant prior degree will help students understand the study material better if they choose to further progress in their higher education with a suitable course. But, there are multiple degrees in this course that students can aim for; ranging from diplomas and certificate courses to undergraduate, postgraduate or even PhD degrees. This degree can also benefit in that they will help you to bring up your own children someday. The weekly salary in this field is quite competitive, with Early Childhood (Pre-Primary) teachers earning around 1,488 AUD per week, and Secondary Teachers earning around 1,914 AUD per week.

If you do decide to study this course, you will learn skills, techniques and methodologies for teaching young minds from the ages of 2 to 8 years for the first route or pathway, and 8-17 years for the second route or pathway. It will allow you to gain knowledge of the main developmental stages experienced by a child, and all of the ways in which you can support young students develop the right cognitive, emotional and physical abilities.

Career Outcome

Once you are a graduate in this field, you can choose to work in facilities and organizations such as:

You can choose to even be a governess, a nanny or a babysitter—helping mould young minds for humanity’s brighter future!

Entry Requirement

Below are listed a few degrees in this area, and the academic and English Language requirements for the same:

Certificate III + Diploma of Early Childhood Education:

  • Class 12th (and successful completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test)
  • IELTS/PTE 5.5 overall with no band score less than 5.0

Career opportunities include the following:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Out-of-school-hours educator or coordinator
  • Family daycare operator
  • Educational leader
  • Early childhood center director or coordinator

Bachelor of Education or Early Childhood:

  • Diploma or 12th class with Mathematics (CASPER Test)
  • English: IELTS 7.0 on each band; with a few universities accepting 6.5 (6.0)

Career opportunities include the following:

  • Teaching in Early Childhood Programs and Primary School Settings (Preparatory to Year 6)

Masters of Teaching in Early Childhood

  • Applicants undertaking the Master of Teaching must hold a Bachelor degree or approved equivalent in a relevant discipline (CASPER Test)
  • English: IELTS 7.5 (Speaking, Listening 8 and Reading, Writing 7); with a few universities accepting 7.0 on each band

Career opportunities – Master of Teaching prepares you for a range of teaching careers in:

  • Primary schools
  • Early childhood education
  • Special education
  • Community
  • Non-traditional learning environments, including advisory boards, private organizations and local and state government.

Bachelors in Primary Education:

  • Class 12th (and successful completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test)
  • English IELTS 7.0 on each band; with a few universities accepting 6.5 (6.0)

Career opportunities include the following:

  • Teaching in Primary Education Programs and Primary School Settings (Years 1 through to 6)

Even though you can technically get a job working as a primary school teacher after you finish your undergraduate program, many students go a step further and get a Masters of Teaching in Primary Education to specialize their expertise in the stream.

Masters of Teaching (Primary Education):

  • A Bachelor of Education or any equivalent degree
  • IELTS/PTE 7.0 overall with no band score less than 7.0, and speaking and listening scores of 7.5 each

Many of you might wish to become teachers in middle schools or secondary schools. In that case, you can study in a Secondary Education course in an Australian university of your choice. Here are some of the degrees for this course:

Bachelor of Secondary Education:

  • Diploma or 12th class having relevant subjects in senior high school exams
  • English IELTS 7.0 on each band; with a few universities accepting 6.5 on each band

Master of Secondary Education:

  • An undergraduate/ Bachelor degree from an approved institution/ university
  • English: IELTS 7.5 (Speaking, Listening 8 and Reading, Writing 7); with a few universities accepting 7.0 on each band

Career opportunities include the following:

  • Teaching in Secondary Education Programs and Secondary or High School Settings (Years 7 through to 12)

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