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Is a career in childcare right for you?

Child care is a huge responsibility. Are you up to the challenge of caring for our most precious resource?
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Are you looking for a new career path? Childcare is among the most satisfying and essential roles in society but it takes a special kind of person to succeed. Do you have what it takes?

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Is a career in childcare right for you?

Child care is a huge responsibility. Are you up to the challenge of caring for our most precious resource?
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Are you looking for a new career path? Childcare is among the most satisfying and essential roles in society but it takes a special kind of person to succeed. Do you have what it takes?

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The hidden costs of child care

The hidden costs of child care | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Upfront child care costs are increasing due to the NQF and increased child care qualification and training requirements.
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Whether you're a parent or childcare professional, you'll be interested to know about the hidden costs of putting kids in childcare!

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How good are the care services we rely on to look after our children daily?

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If yo're a parent, formal childcare arrangements can be a frightening idea. Trusting a relative stranger with your precious child is a huge leap of faith.

 

The Australian Government has been introducing a major set of reforms designed to raise the minimum standard of childcare in Australia so that you can drop your kids off to childcare and be sure that they'll still be safe and happy by the end of the day.

 

Read to learn more about the major changes to Australia's childcare industry. 

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Getting work experience in a child care centre

Getting work experience in a child care centre | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Getting hands-on work experience is essential to your career as a child care professional. Applying for work experience is one way to learn the skills you need to succeed in child care jobs.
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Work experience is part of all good childcare courses. How do you get a work experience position? Check out the article to learn some handy tips for getting your first gig in childcare!

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Services for mothers returning to work

Services for mothers returning to work | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Thinking about getting back into the work force? Find out about services that are available to help you make the transition back into paid employment.
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Beyond childcare: there are many sites and services available to families and mothers in particular to reenter the workforce once the kids have grown up and gone to school.

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You’ll Miss Out Without a Diploma of Children’s Services

You’ll Miss Out Without a Diploma of Children’s Services | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
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You may know the Certificate III in Children's Services is about to become the minimum training requirement for childcare workers in Australia. However, the biggest shortages in the industry are for Diploma qualified childcare professionals. Continue your education with the Diploma of Children's Services to increase the career choices available to you and have one of the most in-demand qualifications in the childcare industry. 

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Children with special needs: Moving forward - Parentdish UK

Children with special needs: Moving forward - Parentdish UK | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and other benefits. This is the main non means-tested government paid benefit for children under 16 who need more help with personal care or mobility than a child of the same age who does not have a ...

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Child care centre ratings to be release this year

Federal Minister Kate Ellis recently announced that child care facilities will be reviewed and ratings posted on the MyChild.gov.au website as part of a plan to increase transparency for parents selecting a child care service for the children.
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How To Prevent Children's Safety Hazards

How To Prevent Children's Safety Hazards | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Children are inherently adventurous and curious but there are many dangers in the world for which they may not be prepared. Make sure the child you care for doesn't come to harm with the guide to the top 10 dangers for children.
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Children are particularly vulnerable to all sorts of dangers. They haven't developed the experience and instincts that we take for granted as adults. They also lack the physical strength and robustness we develop as well grow.

 

Keeping kids safe is serious business so here are 10 of the top hazards for kids and ways to prevent them harming your children, or children you're caring for. 

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Why you should do your child care training online

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If you're thinking about starting a childcare course, you're probably wondering whether to study face-to-face at a TAFE or go with a cheaper online course through a private training organisation. Find out some of the benefits of choosing online training here. 

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How to stand out as a childcare professional

Working as a childcare professional can be an extremely rewarding experience, giving you the opportunity to play a direct role in children’s growth and development.
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Starting you career in childcare? Need to know how to succeed? Check out this article from Randstand UK. 

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NEW Child Care Course CHC30712

NEW Child Care Course CHC30712 | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
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The Certificate III in Children's Services has been updated this year to reflect the latest changes to childcare. If you already have your Certificate III, there should be no need to change - but if you're looking to do your Certificate III, then the CHC30712 is the course you want!

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Au Pair Australia - Become An Au Pair

Au Pair Australia - Become An Au Pair | Childcare news, education & training | Scoop.it
Keen to work and travel? Why not become an Au Pair! Find out about Au Pair work, who can be employed, payment rates of Au Pairs, Child Care Courses for Au Pairs and much more!
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