Created Date:

23 Mar 2021

[Box Hill] Early Childhood Education for International

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education


  • CRICOS: 075815G | Location: Lilydale

  • Intake: January, July


Our early childhood education course is ideal for teachers who aspire to meet the needs of contemporary early childhood services.


Studying our early childhood education course will assist you in further developing your leadership and management skills to lead programs across a range of early childhood service types and allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge of exemplary practice in early childhood service provision in areas such as:


  • child development

  • early childhood pedagogy and play

  • child and family-centred practice

  • legal and regulatory compliance requirements

  • provision of inclusive environments

  • early childhood leadership


You'll gain skills in research methods, professional practice, project management, and professional communication.


You will also be required to register with the Victorian Institute of Teaching as an early childhood teacher after graduation, which will enable you to teach across a range of early childhood settings.


You will complete 80 days of practical placement in a range of early childhood settings other than your own workplace. The mode of delivery is face-to-face classes and some eLearning (online). An entirely online option is not available for this course.  Attendance at all lectures, tutorials and workshops is compulsory.


This course has national accreditation with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and is recognised by the Victorian Institute of Teaching for Early Childhood Teacher registration on graduation.



Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


  • CRICOS: 081446K | Location: Box Hill

  • Intake Dates: January, July


In our early childhood education and care course, you’ll study:


  • the principles and practices of early childhood pedagogy

  • child development

  • health and wellbeing

  • working in partnerships with families

  • legal and regulatory compliance

  • managing teams and care environments


You'll learn how to design and implement educational programs that support developmental outcomes for children from birth to twelve years of age. Enhance your skills and confidence in classes with experienced and supportive trainers, in practical children’s services simulation rooms and during the extensive industry work placement.


Successful completion of this course will provide a pathway to the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Box Hill Institute


Admission requirements for direct entry into the Bachelor of Early Childhood:


  • Academic - Year 12 or international equivalent

  • English – IELTS 7.0 (Academic with no band score less than 7.0)


Admission requirements for direct entry into the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care:


  • Academic - Year 12 or international equivalent

  • English – IELTS 6.0 (Academic)



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