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Childcare Pathway

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Dollar Sign Payment Plan From Only $25 per week
180 Study Hours
Lifetime Access Available Worldwide
$1699 $1099

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Looking to further your career in Early Childhood? This pathway course is our most advanced Micro-Credential in childcare. It's the perfect next step to advance your job prospects and transition into a senior role. What are you waiting for? 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 Australia if you want to learn at your own pace and get quality assistance." - Erin

Just imagine having a job that you love. Our Childcare Pathway course 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 is a real shortage of suitably qualified workers in the early childhood sector. This childcare course will open up more exciting job prospects for you, and it's a great place to start your learning journey. 

Throughout this industry-leading short course, you will learn everything you need to know, including how to use an approved learning framework, facilitate compliance in an education and care service, and promote healthy eating.  

1 Comprehensive Course, 1 Affordable Price
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If you already work in the industry and 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. 

Studying our Childcare Course gives you a pathway aligned with AQF standards:

  • Childcare Pathway (Valued at $1099) 
  • Accelerated Learning Pathway (course credits/RPL for future courses)

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 well-being, 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.

Enrol now to get instant access to this course and start learning immediately.


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 endorsed
We are CPD endorsed. Completing CPD-endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers. You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Course Completion Acknowledgement and digital badge issued by Credly.
100% online and on-demand
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.
Dedicated round-the-clock support
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.
Flexible payment options
Choose how and when you pay for your course. Pay upfront with your credit card or Apple Pay, set up a flexible payment plan or use Afterpay or Latitude Pay to buy now, pay later.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a course completion acknowledgement and short form credential for: Childcare Pathway.
Certificate of Achievement

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

Course Topics

Accelerated Learning Pathway

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Total Cost $1099
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Weekly Cost

$25 per week for 62 weeks
Flexible first payment date
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Total Cost $1550

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