Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care - Birth to 5 Years

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00591E

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth - 5) is a professional degree that prepares graduates for teaching in early childhood services. This course is for people who want to work as early childhood teachers in a variety of contexts including long day care, preschool, integrated child and family services and early intervention services. Students will develop the skills and knowledge in the areas of early childhood theory, pedagogy and approaches; professional practice and leadership; curriculum content development and design; care and wellbeing of the child within a social context; and society and culture.

Structure

40 units

Subjects

  • Education-early childhood

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Or Certificate IV or above
  • Or the completion of at least 1 year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution

Study pathways

Graduates may apply for advanced standing from universities offering degrees for primary teaching.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Western Sydney - Nirimba Domestic: $32,000
International: $51,200
No information available No No information available
Illawarra - Shellharbour Domestic: $32,000
International: $48,000
No information available No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Hunter - Glendale Domestic: $32,000
International: $51,200
No information available No No information available
Sydney - Randwick Domestic: $32,000
International: $48,000
No information available No No information available

Further information

NOTE: Students seeking employment in an early childhood centre will need to complete a senior first aid course to meet WorkCover requirements.

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