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Early Childhood Development Courses

Your Pathway to PR in Australia (Major Cities Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Reservoir Etc.)

International students bring with them their own cultural experiences from their home countries and fit well into these jobs. Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Reservoir) is looking for childhood educators who have the necessary qualifications.

While doing an Early Childhood Education course, the student visa would allow you to work during your term for about 40 hours (more during the term breaks) thereby giving you hands-on experience while you study early childhood development courses. This combination is great to enhance your skills and techniques especially when you are ready to take up your permanent job in this field.

Levels of Early Childhood Educational Programs Available

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor in Early Childhood Education

Course Offered

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education

  • The students learn to support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
  • Course Duration: 6 months to 1 year, depending upon provider
  • Eligibility: Completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • English Requirement: IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0.
  • Fees: AUD$7,000 to AUD$10,000

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

  • It qualifies the person to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services.
  • Course Duration: 1.5 Years
  • Eligibility: Completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • English Requirement: IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0.
  • Fees: AUD 12,000 to AUD 25,000

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

  • Course Duration: 3 to 4 Year Full-Time Program
  • Eligibility: Completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • English Requirement: IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0.
  • Fees: AUD$120,000+ for full course (may vary from provider to provider).

Visa Requirement

  • A valid passport for the duration of the study (master’s or bachelor degree or diploma) of early childhood development courses in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Reservoir)
  • Unconditional offer letter from the university or institution
  • Evidence of access to sufficient funds
  • Proof of Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Other relevant documents listed on the Department of Home Affairs visa checklist

PR Pathway

Early Childhood teachers and Secondary School teachers come under the Immigration Border Protection Medium to Long Term Strategic Skills Lists (MLTSSL). This means that a qualified Early Childhood Teacher is eligible to apply for independent general skilled migration (permanent work visas).

Anzsco Code: 241111 – Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher

What Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teachers Do?

Teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students

Promote students’ social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Tasks Include

  • Planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students’ development
  • Providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding
  • Promoting language development through story-telling, roleplay, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups
  • Observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities
  • Observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students’ progress
  • Discussing students’ progress with parents
  • Attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings
  • Participating in community and family support programs as appropriate
  • Supervising student teachers on placement

Visa Options for Immigration Per MLTSSL

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