Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate | Swinburne University of Technology | Melbourne, Australia
10 months
18990 AUD/full
12170 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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Swinburne University of Technology's Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.


Key facts

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care offers practical skills to work in a range of early childhood settings. You will learn to professionally care for and communicate with children, support play, learning, and basic developmental needs. With national accreditation, this course enables you to apply for work across most of Australia upon graduation. 

Swinburne University of Technology offers the Early Childhood Education and Care programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical skills
  • Working with children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    • Support the holistic learning and development of children

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 10 months

    Start dates & application deadlines




    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

    English requirements

    We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent. Minimum GPA score required, check your specific requirements via the link below.

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    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18990 AUD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18990 AUD for the full programme during 10 months.
    • National

      12170 AUD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12170 AUD for the full programme during 10 months.

    Living costs for Melbourne

    1501 - 2659 AUD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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