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Advanced Certificate in Childcare

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Looking to further your career in Early Childhood? This Advanced Certificate in Childcare is our most advanced level childcare course. It's the perfect next step to advance your job prospects and transition into a senior role. What are you waiting for? You can enrol today and get started straight away.

"I am absolutely loving studying with OCA! I really love being able to study where and when I want, and love having a great support team to help me understand and complete my course. I would recommend studying with Online Courses AUS if you want to learn at your own pace and get quality assistance." - Erin

Just imagine having a job that you love. Our Advanced Certificate in Childcare is perfect for anyone pursuing a career as an Assistant Educator, Child Care Educator, Family Day Care Educator or Assistant, Mobile Childcare Assistant Educator, or Nanny.

There’s a real shortage of suitably qualified workers in the early childhood sector. This childcare course will open up more exciting jobs prospects for you and it's a great place to start your learning journey. 

Throughout this industry-leading short course, you will learn everything there is to know including using an approved learning framework, facilitating compliance in an education and care service and how to promote healthy food and drink.  

More Content. More Skills. More Value.

If you already work in the industry and you simply want to refresh your skills or enhance your knowledge, you've come to the right place. You will love our "real world" scenarios and industry videos. 

This course will prepare you for a future career in a childcare centre or an early childhood setting, helping educators to provide a healthy, safe and caring environment for children. You will learn to communicate and work collaboratively with educators and colleagues, as well as to support the holistic wellbeing, health and safety of all children. You will master the skills that you need to effectively help children learn and become confident and involved learners.

All lessons are presented in step-by-step learning modules perfect for studying at the pace that suits your lifestyle. 

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Why students love learning with us
We don't use dense academic text books. Instead, we design digestible step-by-step modules and high-quality video sessions, backed by 24/7 tutorial support. The lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answer or multiple-choice and can be re-taken as many times as needed. They’re perfect for people with busy lives and families who want to better themselves while unlocking better opportunities.
Fully CPD accredited
 
We're CPD Accredited, which means each of our modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Once you're done, you'll have CPD points ready if you want to take your study even further.
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Enrol at any time and study on your own terms. Assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the recall of facts in a timed setting.
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We're here to help, whenever and wherever you need it. Access expert support from a tutor by email or phone (Mon-Fri) or reach us on live chat, 7 days a week.
Real world, industry-led learning
 
Our courses are designed in collaboration with institutions, employers and industry experts to equip you with practical, real-world skills that will advance your career and broaden your mind.
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Advanced Certificate in Childcare.
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CPD Accreditation and Digital Badge

We are CPD Accredited

Completing CPD endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers.

You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Certificate.
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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge. Completing CPD endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points can then be used in your portfolio/resume or future career as a professional. Online Courses Australia is accredited with the CPD Service.
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Digital Badge

Along with a certificate, you'll also receive a Digital Badge (from Gradbase).

What are Digital Badges?
Put simply, a digital badge is a virtual acknowledgement of a micro-credential, online course or professional achievement. Digital badges are portable, sharable and most importantly, verifiable. Think of it as a new way to demonstrate or prove you have completed a course.

Where is your digital badge stored?
Every student receives an online portfolio where digital badges can be stored. So, you can share this with prospective employers, friends and colleagues. You can store all your learning and certificates (from different providers) in one secure place.

 
Career Pathways

  • Childcare Assistant
  • Childcare Worker
  • Family Day Carer
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Professional Nanny

 
Course Delivery + Learner Support

Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)

Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)

One on one mentor support

Live chat, 7 days a week


 
Pre-Requisites and Important Information

There are no formal requirements to do this course.

This Advanced Certificate in Childcare is designed for people with little or no prior experience in the education industry who would like to start a career as a full-time or part-time childcare educator. The course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and takes 190 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources

Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)

Be a self-directed learner

Possess sound language and literacy skills


 
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