All Open Colleges’ childcare and education courses can be studied in a flexible way, so you are able to schedule your coursework and assignments around family or work commitments. Whether you’re hoping to begin a career or looking to gain a higher qualification, Open Colleges has a range of nationally accredited courses to give you the skills to help others with their learning.

Start a career working with children or enhance your existing skills with these nationally recognised, accredited courses.

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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Help kids to thrive by providing a safe, fun, caring and stimulating environment for them to learn and grow, as an Early Childhood Educator.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Start your career in education as a childcare educator working with children in a classroom or community education setting, with Open Colleges’ Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

If you're passionate about helping children achieve their potential, an accredited course could let you turn that passion into a profession as a teacher's aide.

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Certificate III in Education Support

Become a Teachers' Aide  in primary or secondary schools with this nationally recognised qualification.