The Childcare Industry: the perfect Industry for you in Australia

April 16, 2018 one comment CECA

Children are the most precious gift on the earth. Taking care of them is not an easy task to do.

One has to be very kind and loving so that they care after child. Responsibilities for child care worker are caring, providing academic, communal, physical and psychological support to aid. On daily basis the task that have to completed are preparing materials, fun activities, creative things with children and delicious food. The person working for child care must accept legal responsibility for the health and safety of children. Patience and loving nature is the most important behavior for worker.

Certificate III of early childhood education and care and Diploma in early childhood education and care are the essential qualification for working as a childcare worker.

The role of child care worker brings lot of compassion and passion of working which offers the annual wage of $40,750 approx. There are around 149,600 child care centres established in Australia in which 93% workers are female. The department of employment predict strong future achievement in child care, expected 30,000+ new jobs to be there by 2020.

The above graph dissipated the ratio of workers increase per year.

The opportunities which comes with the qualification of child care that can lead to a career are as

  • Child carer
  • Child Care Centre Manager
  • Day Care Worker
  • Nanny
  • Education Aide
  • Out of School Hours Carer
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher

It has been estimated that 214 million international emigrants migrate and about 740 million migrate internally. Everyone has their different strategies and rules to travel from one country to another. For India there are different categorized visas which one can select as per their possibilities. The occupation lists are:

  • Skilled independent 189 and family sponsored 489
  • State sponsored 190 and 489
  • Employer sponsored 457
  • Labour market testing
  • Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.  In Australia: 
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4).

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

The possibilities of the migrant on the basis of the child care worker are:

Apply for a provisional skills assessment

Once it is done then one can be eligible for 485 visas. The 485 visa is of 18 months. In those 18 month period they will need to secure employment in child care centre, gather work experience as full time worker. Assessors will pay you a visit at your work and confirm the criteria. After the successful outcome of evidence one can be eligible to stay in Australia. If you complete a Diploma of

Early Childhood Education, you may be given Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) for your Bachelor of Education and reduce the time of the course significantly.

Do you want to know more about working on the Childcare Industry? Contact us for an appointment with our migration agents.


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    • Mercy Mutanga says

      July 26, 2018 AT 33:09 PM

      I am a qualified Social Worker with Child Protection experience. I am looking for sponsored visas to work in Australia. I am currently Norway but I have South African qualifications. Are you able to help in securing employment or the visa?

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