Choosing to enrol to study a qualification is a decision that deserves a reasonable amount of thought and research. You will need to put in a fair amount of time to ensure that you make the most out of learning new skills and completing the course to obtain your qualification. To help you with your research, we've put together information on why now is a great time to study an Early Childhood Education and Care course.
Most people choose to complete a qualification to gain employment in their chosen profession. Job growth in Queensland within Early Childhood Education and Care continues to grow with no indication of slowing down. We all know someone who has completed study in a field they love to find that at the other end of the course there's no real job opportunities. On the 12th of July, 2020 the SBS reported that Childcare workers are the most in demand occupation.
In addition to having confidence that your chosen qualification will lead to employment outcomes, have you considered further into the future? What do you want to be doing in five or ten years? Working in Early Childhood Education and Care is a fantastic industry for ongoing career progression. Many people will start as an Educator, Assistant or Teachers Aide and they enjoy the satisfaction that these positions bring to their lives. However, if you have your sights set on a career in leadership, management or you want to work towards being a qualified teacher then rest assured you'll have plenty of career opportunities once you've got a qualification under your belt and a foot in the door.
Free and Affordable Courses
Due to the job growth in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry, there is a lot of government funding to assist eligible Australians to study at little to no cost. Some people are even eligible to study for free! View our Fees and Funding page to see if you're eligible for funding to help with the costs of studying.
Venture Education is Queensland's leading early childhood education provider; we offer nationally recognised qualifications for people wanting to work on their career pathway in the early childhood education and care industry.