This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. They support children’s wellbeing, and development in the context of an approved learning framework. Educators use a range of well-developed skills and knowledge using discretion and judgment when carrying out their work in the context of established policies and procedures. They may work independently or under the guidance of others, though in some contexts that guidance may not be on-site.
|Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care
|Work effectively in children’s education and care
|Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
|Work with diverse people
|Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
|Support inclusion and diversity
|Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
|Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
|Support children to connect with the natural environment
|Participate in workplace health and safety
|Observe children to inform practice
|Support the holistic learning and development of children
|Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
|Nurture babies and toddlers
|Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
|Follow basic food safety practices
|Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
Under mutual recognition, the Certificate qualification and Statement of Attainment awarded by AIPT will be recognized by other RTOs Australia-wide. Upon successful completion of this course, students have a number of pathway options to study:
• An undergraduate degree at universities or higher education providers that are willing to accept your credentials and experience (subject to higher education providers course entry requirements).
Occupational titles suited to our choice of electives may include:
Applicants will be assessed against the following criteria:
Please note: All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN) during orientation. Students who do not complete an LLN during orientation will be required to complete one before the course commences to ensure the program's suitability and assist AIPT in identifying any additional support needed during their study.