Get the skills you need to provide Early Childhood Education and Care.
If you want a rewarding career in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care, this course is for you.
When you complete our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you’ll have a nationally recognised qualification that is highly regarded by the industry.
Did you know that over 25,800 child carers are needed to work in the industry by May 2022. That’s an 18.1% projected employment growth. Source: Department of Employment, 2017 Occupation Projections.
ITHEA is committed to address this skills shortage and to provide the highest quality graduates to the industry. Occupations may include, Childhood Education Manager, Outside School Hours Coordinator.
Successful graduates have the opportunity to go on to further study with Swinburne University.
Students have academic credit recognition for Swinburne’s Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) BA-EDUEC2 OR Bachelor of Education (Primary) BA-EDUPRI. The opportunity exists to go straight into second year for either of these programs.