Higher-Level Skills Program

QLD Government Funded Early Childhood Diploma

The Early Childhood Education Diploma is the best chance for anyone who wants to venture further into this field and gain a leadership role afterwards. Recognizing the critical role that nannies and caregivers play in a child’s development, Rise Education offers a quality education package to anyone seeking a position in Early Childcare.

Through the QLD Government Funded Higher Level Skills program, students gain both the requisite theoretical and practical skills, and the vital leadership abilities necessary in this field. Rise’s unique approach is designed to meet national regulations and standards while giving you the confidence and abilities you need to succeed outside of the program.

QLD Government Funded Early Childhood Diploma overview

The Early Childhood Diploma course consists of 28 units, 23 core, and 5 electives. These units are taught over 12 to 24 months, depending on your prior knowledge and academic standing.

Enrolment Requirements

For applicants to be accepted into Rise Education’s QLD Government Funded Early Childhood Diploma course, some requirements must be met:

  • Proof of ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to speak English
  • Proof of perfect numeracy
  • A recent Working With Children Check

Fees and Funding

The Queensland government, in collaboration with Rise Education, offers funding for students who wish to pursue the important role of an Early Childhood Educator. Coined as Higher Level Skills, this program asks that students meet the following requirements to qualify for funding:

Requirements for QLD Government Funded Early Childhood Diploma

  • Must meet English language requirements
  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Must no longer be at school
  • A Queensland resident
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must not be a holder of Certificate IV or higher qualification in Early Childcare education
  • Must not be enrolled in Certificate IV or higher level in Early Childcare education

Please note, although students will receive subsidies upon qualifying for funding, he/she will still be required to pay a contribution fee.

If you have any questions or comments about the programs offered by Rise Education, how to apply, or how to receive funding, don’t hesitate to reach out for more information.

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