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Free 18 Month Accelerated Bachelor Of Early Childhood Education Course

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Free 18 Month Accelerated Bachelor Of Early Childhood Education Course

The Victorian Department of Education is partnering with Australian Catholic University and the Front Project to provide an accelerated 18-month Bachelor of Early Childhood Education for educators, with the Victorian Government paying for university course fees.

The Innovative ITE degree with ACU in combination with the Upskill Program is a package of supports designed to assist ECEC providers and educators as they become qualified Early Education Teachers.

 Key Features:

  • Victorian Government pays unit fees for students
  • Nationally recognised reputable bachelor degree with ACU Accelerated18-month duration
  • ACECQA approved
  • Supported by the Victorian Department of Education
  • Limited opportunity
  • Complete 1 of 5 placements at existing service
  • Innovative learning delivery (including symposiums and the use of Virtual Reality simulations)
  • Mentoring with qualified ECT
  • Transition to University support
  • Specialised webinars as part of the Upskill Program

Application Criteria:

  • Live and work in Victoria
  • Have completed their Diploma in Early Childhood in the last 10 years Work in the ECEC service
  • A sound level of digital literacy
  • Are prepared to study full time for 18 months (no part-time offer) Ready to begin their study in the first or second semester of 2022

As a recipient of the Innovative Early Childhood Teaching Course at ACU will receive free access to the Upskill Program, an initiative of the Front Project. The Upskill Program is a mixed mentoring, resources, and peer-to-peer support program that guides university students undertaking early childhood teaching qualifications through to completing their degree.

For more information and to apply: Front Project 

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