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Infographic: How to Start Your Child Care Career in Australia

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Want to start your career in Child Care?

Check out this infographic on what you need to be a child care worker. Here’s a quick rundown:

  • Employment is predicted to increase to 150,000 by 2018
  • Sydney and the rest of New South Wales have the largest number of carers
  • Queensland led by Brisbane and Victoria led by Melbourne are tied for the 2nd highest number
  • The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the minimum qualification, but…
  • The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is also required for at least 50% of workers in centre-based providers
  • Weekly salaries range from $740-$1,100 depending on your position and experience

For the complete guide on how to become a child care worker or early childhood educator, click here.

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