You usually need a formal qualification in early childhood education and care (certificate iii or diploma) to work as a Child Carer. These courses are often undertaken through a traineeship.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- working with children check
- first aid certificate
- CPR certificate
- training in anaphylaxis and/or asthma management
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Community Services VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources