Course Details

Do you want to start an Early Childhood Education and Care course but want to improve your language and literacy skills first? Do you want learn more about the early childhood education  and care industry before taking the plunge and enrolling in a full accredited program?

The Skills for Work and Study – Early Childhood Education course is designed just for you! Learn about the early childhood education and care industry and improve your reading, writing and maths skills at the same time. At the end of the course you will have the confidence and skills to enrol in the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education program here at Laverton or at another training organisation.

Take the first step towards a new career in the growing early childhood education industry.




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Course Details

To be advised.
Mondays 9.00 am - 3.00 pm
Course Length
7 weeks

Laverton Community Education Centre
12 Crown St
Laverton 3028


There are no fees for this course

Do you need extra support to get back into education and training?

You may be eligible for the Skills First Reconnect program. Reconnect will provide you with a Coach who will help you to find the right education and training program for you. Your coach will also help you tackle any other barriers that are preventing you from returning to study in a vocational education and training program.

To be eligible for Skills First Reconnect you need to be:

  • between 17 and 64 years old; and
  • living in Hobsons Bay or Wyndham; and
  • be out of work and study for a minimum of six months.

We offer Reconnect Services in partnership with Wyndham Community and Education Centre. Speak to one of our staff for information about how Reconnect can help you get back on track with education and training.

Learn Local

Do you have higher qualifications and are worried about being eligible for government funded training? You may still be eligible with JobTrainer.

JobTrainer is a new initiative of the Victorian and Commonwealth governments to improve access to education and training for young people and job-seekers.

If you are eligible for JobTrainer you will be able to get a government funded place even if you have a higher qualification or if you already have two qualifications at the level of the course you are applying.

To be eligible for a Job Trainer place you must be:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand citizen or asylum seeker; and
  • 17 to 24 years old when the course starts; or
  • a job seeker of any age.


LCEC has Job Trainer places in:
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
Certificate III in Individual Support
Certificate IV in School based Education Support
Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care
But places are limited so apply today.