Team Leader
Skill Set

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Increase Your Skills and Knowledge and Become an Effective Leader

The Team Leader Skill Set is designed for workers with existing experience or qualifications in early childhood education and care roles seeking to broaden their skills.

It has been created to support Educators, Coordinators, Managers and Directors with the necessary knowledge and skills to be more effective Mentors, Managers and Leaders.

Students will develop the essential leadership skills to effectively coach and mentor colleagues, manage and lead staff, and promote effective work practices while learning how to reflect and improve on their professional practice.

Graduates of this program will have become stronger candidates to work in varied roles across the sector as well as be sought after for new positions that require essential leadership skills.

Why Study the Team Leader Skill Set?

This skill set provides an excellent opportunity for childcare workers to increase their professional knowledge and workplace opportunities.


The skill set covers three subject areas including:

  • Lead the work team
  • Provide workplace coaching, and
  • Reflect and improve own professional practice.

Students who successfully complete this skill set and wish to continue to further their study may be eligible for credit towards a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


Additional reasons to study the Team Leader Skill Set include:

  • Become an effective leader

  • Increase your employability

  • Progress into more senior roles

  • Open up career opportunities in the broader community services sector

  • Improve your professional practice

  • Increase your skills and knowledge to become an effective leader

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Course Details (CHCSS00139)


2-3 months


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Team Leader Skill Set

Vocational placement hours

Assessments completed in a regulated education and care service

Delivery Mode

Blended learning/workplace

Fees & Funding

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Entry Requirements

- Hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in a related field.
- An appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills as required per the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level.
- Current Blue Card or evidence that you have applied for one.   To be eligible for Government funding the student must be an existing worker in Early Childhood Education and Care and hold a Certificate III or higher level qualification.
- Have access to a workplace supervisor and manage staff or have the opportunity to manage staff for the purpose of completing the assessments.
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Nationally quality framework (NQF) approved

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Since completing my qualification with Venture Education, I have the skills, knowledge and confidence to make a difference to the lives of children every day.
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Course Units

Core units

  • CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team
  • PSPGEN124 - Provide workplace coaching
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect and improve own professional practice

Course Delivery

This course is delivered in a blended format incorporating flexible online learning, vocational placement, ongoing trainer support, and workplace visits.

Study Pathways

Upon completion of this qualification, students may be eligible for credit in the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Career Opportunities

This program will support Educators, Coordinators, Managers and Directors with the necessary knowledge and skills to be more effective Mentors, Managers and Leaders.

  • Lead and Senior Educator
  • Area Manager
  • Director
  • Other education-based positions within the community services sector that require leadership skills

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are skill sets?

Skill sets are a grouping of one or more competencies below the level of a full qualification. Skill sets help enable the performance of specific job tasks or functions. When competent in a skill set, students receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment that can be used for credit against a full qualification. . 

If I have completed another qualification am I eligible for credit?

Yes. You will need to indicate that you are applying for credit transfer when enrolling. If you have completed a qualification or unit/s that are the exact units listed as part of the skill set, you will be required to provide a valid academic transcript or statement of attainment which shows competency in these units. Please note that Venture Education must validate all supporting documents with the previous training provider or via the USI registry before applying for the credit.

When can I enrol into a skill set with Venture Education?

Venture Education has weekly rolling course intakes; so you can enrol at any time that suits you and get started on your course right away – no need to wait for specific term or class intake dates. If you are looking to enrol, please click the ‘Enrol Now’ button on the course page or contact us

How long does it take to complete a skill set?

The duration to complete a skill set depends on several factors, including the number of units, previous qualifications and experience, and the unit requirements. The Team Leader Skill Set duration is 2-4 months, and the Building Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Education and Care Skill Set duration is 3-6 months. If a student requires more time to complete, the student may apply for an extension. Please note that fees apply for any extensions.

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