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Early Childhood Education courses

If you're interested in working as a primary teacher, an outside school hours care manager or any other type of early childhood education, we offer a range of suitable courses. Study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Our graduates find teaching employment opportunities including:

  • early childhood educators
  • childcare worker
  • outside school hours care
  • kindergarten
  • language
  • special needs.


Our early childhood courses are provided by the College of Arts & Education and Victoria University Polytechnic.

Short courses 2 courses

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 12 hours

Build your literacy and numeracy knowledge and confidence in preparation to sit the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) examination.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 1.5 years
Become a fully qualified early childhood educator and develop skills in providing activities and care to children.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 1 course

Duration: 3 years

Become an in-demand early-childhood educator, equipped with effective skills and practical experience, with a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education from VU.

Postgraduate 1 course

VU offers a lot of hands-on practical experience in the teaching profession. I've been able to build my professional networks.
Sam Dang

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