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Educator qualifications

The National Quality Framework (NQF) sets out the minimum qualification and educator to child ratio requirements for children’s education and care services.

Choose from the list below for more information about qualifications (including approved and former approved qualifications) for:

In some circumstances, a person who is 'actively working towards' an approved certificate III, diploma or early childhood teaching (ECT) qualification can be counted towards qualification requirements.

How many qualification applications has ACECQA received?

ACECQA releases data concerning the number of qualification assessment applications received and processed. This information is updated quarterly.