Childhood Education & Care Courses
the YMCA Institute of Training and Education offers Children's Services qualifications in the sectors of Early Years Education, Family Day Care and Outside School Hours Care. These courses are designed for candidates who are passionate about children's early learning and development.
Our delivery methods focus on building a strong foundation knowledge and extensive practical experience in the field. The flexible delivery methods allow candidates to access resources and assessment materials online 24/7, while receiving site visits and support from our experienced Training Advisors.
the following information and prices relate to Fee For Service (FFS) course delivery
Fee For Service is specifically for self funded learners and is open to anyone who wishes to enrol in a certification
In addition to Fee For Service - YMCA WA also offers each of the following certifications as a traineeship (conditions apply) - for more specific information and pricing on traineeships CLICK HERE
This qualification is ideal for individuals looking to launch a career within the childhood education and care industry or for those already in the industry and are looking to gain formal qualifications.
Fee for Service: $3275 (plus $160 for books and other resources)
RPL Fee for Service: $1800
Students MUST complete a minimum of 120 hours of documented practical work in a regulated Early Childhood Education and care (ECEC) centre that includes babies/toddlers (0-2 years)
This qualification enables individuals to work as an educator for school age children in outside school hours care and vacation care programs.
Fee for Service: $3435 (plus $240 for books and other resources)
RPL Fee for Service: $1800
Students MUST complete a minimum of 120 hours of documented practical work in a regulated Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Service
This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. Roles may also require the supervision of other staff members and volunteers.
Fee for Service: $5000 (plus $320 for books and other resources)
RPL Fee for Service: $2500
Students MUST complete a minimum of 240 hours of documented practical work in a regulated ECEC with all age groups (0-2 years - 120 hours) + (3-5 years - 120 hours)
Please contact one of our Training Advisers for an obligation free consultation to find a suitable course for you. Contact us »
- Early Childhood Educator
- Team Leader
- Early Years/Middle Years Management Team
- Authorised Supervisor
- Room Leader
- Vacation Care Educator
- Out of School Hours (OSHC) Care Coordinator
- Family Day Care Educator/Operator
- Children’s Services Coordinator
- Nanny/Au Pair - National and International
- Fee waivers available for eligible applicants
- Interest free payment plans
- Unlimited face to face support
- Unlimited phone and email support
- Nationally recognised
- Local and experienced trainers
- Flexible study options
- Interactive online learning methods
Fees and Charges
The student tuition fees above are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.