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Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) - Bachelor (HE20510V02)
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Career area: Community Services 
Study area: Teacher Education: Early Childhood 
  Nationally Recognised Training
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Shellharbour  Full Time  4 r 17-Feb-2020   
Shellharbour  Part Time  8 Years 17-Feb-2020   
Shellharbour  Flexible  4 r 17-Feb-2020   
Description: The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth - 5) is a four-year professional degree that qualifies you to work as a teacher in preschools and long day care as a four-year trained teacher, as well as preparing you for employment in other parts of the children’s and family services sector. If you love working with children, this accredited four year teaching degree is for you.

As well as practical core units you will undertake a work placement each semester which will allow you to apply what you’ve learned in a real workplace setting. You will study child development and pedagogical practices, welfare, ethics, diversity and social justice. During work placements, you will have the opportunity to test your theoretical understanding in a real workplace.

«strong»NOTE«/strong»
- Students seeking employment in an early childhood centre will need to complete a senior first aid course to meet WorkCover requirements.
- Students wishing to later register as a teacher for work in primary or secondary education, may also need the Higher School Certificate General Mathematics minimum Band 4 or completion of Mathematics (2 Unit).
- Where a student does not meet this requirement they can enrol with TAFE NSW to complete the requirement.

Further information about this course is available on the «a href=”https://www.tafensw.edu.au/degrees” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW Degrees website«/a» 
Other requirements: «strong»WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK (WWCC)«/strong»
This course requires students to complete eight workplacements. Before students can go out on workplacement, they need to get a WWCC at their own expense. Students who do not have a WWCC cannot go on workplacement and as such will not be able to complete course requirements.

«strong»REQUIREMENTS FOR DIRECT ENTRY INTO SECOND YEAR«/strong»
A Diploma of Children’s Services (Early Childhood Education and Care) or equivalent

«strong»REQUIREMENTS FOR DIRECT ENTRY INTO FOURTH YEAR«/strong»
A three year full time Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood or equivalent

«strong»SPECIAL ADMISSIONS«/strong»
If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

Students seeking employment in an early childhood centre will need to complete a senior first aid course to meet WorkCover requirements. 
Entry requirements: «strong»MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS«/strong»
Applicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to be considered eligible for admission:
- a NSW HSC* (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent OR
- a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate OR
- a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above OR
- the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution.

* This course requires you to have achieved English at Band 4 level or higher in your HSC. If you do not have Band 4 in English you may need to complete an IELTS test at your own expense and achieve the appropriate score as outlined in the entry requirements to be eligible for entry to this degree

«strong»INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS«/strong»
International applicants must meet proof of eligibility and course entry requirements. In addition, international applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency at a minimum
- IELTS level of 6.5 with a minimum level of 6 in any one band OR
- TOEFL (Paper based test): Minimum 580 overall, with 53 Listening, 52 Reading, 59 Structure/ Written Expression, 5.0 TWE, OR
- TOEFL (Computer based test): Minimum 237 overall, with 19 Listening, 19 Reading, 25 Structure/Writing, OR
- TOEFL (Internet based test): Minimum 92 overall, with 18 Listening, 17 Reading, 22 Writing, 22 Speaking

Further information please check the «a href=”http://www.studyintafe.edu.au/home” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW International Australia website«/a» for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students. 
Learning pathways: When you finish this course you may be eligible for advanced standing into primary teaching qualifications. 
Career opportunities: Graduates will be able to work as early childhood teachers in long day care, preschools, integrated child and family services, and early intervention services. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) 
Offering code: 20SHB-111 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 4 r
Scheduled attendance: Full-time students in year 1 will be on campus 2 days per week. Full-time students in year 2 will be on campus 2 afternoons and 2 evenings per week. 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 17-Feb-2020 
About: Higher Education Orientation Week Activities will be held 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

You must have completed one of the following to be eligible for entry into this course.

NSW HSC or equivalent with a Band 4 or higher in English. You will need to attach a certified copy of your HSC to your application.
If you do not have Band 4 in English you may need to complete an IELTS test at your own expense and achieve the appropriate score as outlined in the entry requirements to be eligible for entry to this degree. Contact the Course Coordinator if you do not have a Band 4 in English.

Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate or equivalent. You will need to attach a certified copy of your TPC to your application. If you are currently completing your TPC, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

Qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or higher. You will need to attach a certified copy of your certificate to your application. If you are currently completing your certificate, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

At least one year full time equivalent of a higher education qualification. You will need to attach a certified copy of your latest transcript of academic record.

If you do not meet any of the above requirements, are you seeking entry into this course based on mature age (over 21) or disadvantage? If so, contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

If you have any queries about your application or enrolment into this degree please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au
Applying and enrolling: Entry into the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) is by application.

You can download an application form at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/applying-and-fees

For further information about the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) contact Julie Michlmayr on (02) 42952282 or send an email to julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au
 
Application next steps: You will be contacted by a TAFE NSW staff member about your application. Contact the course coordinator Julie Michlmayr julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au for further information about your application. 
Fee explanatory text: «strong»DOMESTIC STUDENTS«/strong»
Fees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the «a href=”https://www.tafensw.edu.au/degrees/applying-and-fees/fees-and-payment” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule«/a» for details.

«strong»FEE-HELP«/strong»
FEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out more «a href=”https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans-and-csps/fee-help” target=”_blank”»Study Assist website«/a»

«strong»INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS«/strong»
International student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. For further information please check the «a href=”http://www.studyintafe.edu.au/home” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW International Australia website«/a» for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.

«strong»OTHER FEES«/strong»
In addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. Students may also be required to purchase textbooks for each subject they are enrolled in.
Comments: Thank you for enrolling at TAFE NSW.

Higher Education Orientation Week Activities - 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

Fees. Domestic students pay only for subjects they enrol in each semester. There are 2 payment options - upfront on a per subject basis or eligible students can ’study now and pay later’ by taking out a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government. There are additional costs for purchasing text books and materials requried for each subject.

The degree is delivered from TAFE NSW Shellharbour, located at 11 College Ave, Oak Flats - Building F. If you require further information about the degree, please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) 
Offering code: 20SHB-112 
Attendance mode: Part Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 8 Years
Scheduled attendance: Part time students select to enrol in 1-3 subjects per semester and will be on campus 1 to 2 afternoons or evenings a week. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 17-Feb-2020 
About: Higher Education Orientation Week Activities will be held 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

You must have completed one of the following to be eligible for entry into this course.

NSW HSC or equivalent with a Band 4 or higher in English. You will need to attach a certified copy of your HSC to your application.
If you do not have Band 4 in English you may need to complete an IELTS test at your own expense and achieve the appropriate score as outlined in the entry requirements to be eligible for entry to this degree. Contact the Course Coordinator if you do not have a Band 4 in English.

Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate or equivalent. You will need to attach a certified copy of your TPC to your application. If you are currently completing your TPC, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

Qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or higher. You will need to attach a certified copy of your certificate to your application. If you are currently completing your certificate, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

At least one year full time equivalent of a higher education qualification. You will need to attach a certified copy of your latest transcript of academic record.

If you do not meet any of the above requirements, are you seeking entry into this course based on mature age (over 21) or disadvantage? If so, contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

If you have any queries about your application or enrolment into this degree please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au
Applying and enrolling: Entry into the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) is by application.

You can download an application form at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/applying-and-fees

For further information about the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) contact Julie Michlmayr on (02) 42952282 or send an email to julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au
 
Application next steps: You will be contacted by a TAFE NSW staff member about your application. Contact the course coordinator Julie Michlmayr julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au for further information about your application. 
Fee explanatory text: «strong»DOMESTIC STUDENTS«/strong»
Fees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the «a href=”https://www.tafensw.edu.au/degrees/applying-and-fees/fees-and-payment” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule«/a» for details.

«strong»FEE-HELP«/strong»
FEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out more «a href=”https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans-and-csps/fee-help” target=”_blank”»Study Assist website«/a»

«strong»INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS«/strong»
International student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. For further information please check the «a href=”http://www.studyintafe.edu.au/home” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW International Australia website«/a» for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.

«strong»OTHER FEES«/strong»
In addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. Students may also be required to purchase textbooks for each subject they are enrolled in.
Comments: Thank you for enrolling at TAFE NSW.

Higher Education Orientation Week Activities will be held 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

Fees. Domestic students pay only for subjects they enrol in each semester. There are 2 payment options - upfront on a per subject basis or eligible students can ’study now and pay later’ by taking out a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government. There are additional costs for purchasing text books and materials requried for each subject.

The degree is delivered from TAFE NSW Shellharbour, located at 11 College Ave, Oak Flats - Building F. If you require further information about the degree, please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) 
Offering code: 20SHB-113 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 4 r
Scheduled attendance: Flexible students select to enrol in 1-4 subjects per semester and will be enagaged in face to face learning via the Higher Education Moodle. 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 17-Feb-2020 
About: Higher Education Orientation Week Activities will be held 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

You must have completed one of the following to be eligible for entry into this course.

NSW HSC or equivalent with a Band 4 or higher in English. You will need to attach a certified copy of your HSC to your application.
If you do not have Band 4 in English you may need to complete an IELTS test at your own expense and achieve the appropriate score as outlined in the entry requirements to be eligible for entry to this degree. Contact the Course Coordinator if you do not have a Band 4 in English.

Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate or equivalent. You will need to attach a certified copy of your TPC to your application. If you are currently completing your TPC, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

Qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or higher. You will need to attach a certified copy of your certificate to your application. If you are currently completing your certificate, attach a copy of your most recent transcript.

At least one year full time equivalent of a higher education qualification. You will need to attach a certified copy of your latest transcript of academic record.

If you do not meet any of the above requirements, are you seeking entry into this course based on mature age (over 21) or disadvantage? If so, contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

If you have any queries about your application or enrolment into this degree please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au
Applying and enrolling: Entry into the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) is by application.

You can download an application form at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafe-nsw-degrees/applying-and-fees

For further information about the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5) contact Julie Michlmayr on (02) 42952282 or send an email to julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au
 
Application next steps: You will be contacted by a TAFE NSW staff member about your application. Contact the course coordinator Julie Michlmayr julie.michlmayr@tafensw.edu.au for further information about your application. 
Fee explanatory text: «strong»DOMESTIC STUDENTS«/strong»
Fees are calculated each semester on a per subject basis. See the «a href=”https://www.tafensw.edu.au/degrees/applying-and-fees/fees-and-payment” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW Higher Education Tuition Fees Schedule«/a» for details.

«strong»FEE-HELP«/strong»
FEE-HELP is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees. Find out more «a href=”https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans-and-csps/fee-help” target=”_blank”»Study Assist website«/a»

«strong»INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS«/strong»
International student tuition fees are subject to the TAFE NSW Australia course fee structure. For further information please check the «a href=”http://www.studyintafe.edu.au/home” target=”_blank”»TAFE NSW International Australia website«/a» for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.

«strong»OTHER FEES«/strong»
In addition to tuition fees, there may be additional resource and/or field trip fees to undertake this course. Students may also be required to purchase textbooks for each subject they are enrolled in.
Comments: Thank you for enrolling at TAFE NSW.

Higher Education Orientation Week Activities will be held 10 to 14 February 2020 and Semester 1 dates are 17 February to 12 June 2020. Specific O-Week activity dates and times, semester timetables, first class date and times will be provided to you upon receipt of your formal acceptance into the degree.

Fees. Domestic students pay only for subjects they enrol in each semester. There are 2 payment options - upfront on a per subject basis or eligible students can ’study now and pay later’ by taking out a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government. There are additional costs for purchasing text books and materials requried for each subject.

The degree is delivered from TAFE NSW Shellharbour, located at 11 College Ave, Oak Flats - Building F. If you require further information about the degree, please contact the Course Coordinator on (02) 42952282 or send an email to illawarra.degree@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601