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Fee Free Tafe For Queensland Educators

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Fee Free Tafe For Queensland Educators

TAFE Queensland is offering fee-free entry-level Certificate III qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care. The qualification is the minimum requirement for early childhood settings in Australia. 

Course Overview

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the Early Childhood Education and Care industry is experiencing very strong growth. Qualified candidates are in high demand in this very large sector with around 184,000 job openings expected over the next five years. 

This course covers a number of core skills, including how to plan, implement and evaluate educational early childhood programs, support healthy meal times for children and foster individual development. You will also learn how to work within legal and industry requirements. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals will provide you with one-on-one guidance to give you the foundations you need to enter the sector.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to confidently seek employment in a range of entry-level early childhood education and care roles, and equip you to complete further studies in the field.

Study Locations:

  • Greater Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Darling Downs
  • South WestWide Bay Burnett
  • Far North Queensland
  • North Queensland

Next Intake:

  • Start date: 10 Jul 2023


  • 9 months

What You'll Pay

  • Fee-Free TAFE - $0
  • Concession - $790
  • Subsidised $1,230
  • Full Fee - $4,790
  • TAFE at School Full Fee - $3,735
  • International - $8,000

Course outcome:

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care


Part-time including:

  • Zoom sessions - 1 x 2 hr weekly Zoom session
  • Face-to-face workshops - 1 x 7.5hr Workshop (every 3 months) 
  • Total of 4 per qualification (on campus) 
  • 1 x weekly 2hr Learning support on campus.

 For more information: TAFE Queensland


Last modified on Friday, June 30, 2023
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