Qualifications

Educator qualifications are associated with higher quality early learning. ACECQA determines if qualifications are equivalent to the approved educator qualifications under the National Quality Framework, and assess skills for migration purposes. 

Acecqa – The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority

The NQF sets out the minimum qualifications for staff working in children’s education and care services.

ACECQA publishes a list of approved and former approved qualifications for staff working in children’s education and care services.

The Education and Care Services National Law gives ACECQA responsibility for determining if qualifications are equivalent to the approved qualifications under the NQF.

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

Registration is not a requirement for early childhood teachers under the NQF, but it is a requirement under some state and territory legislation.

Information on how to make a complaint about a registered training organisation.

ACECQA is the approved assessing authority for the Child Care Centre Manager and Child Care Worker (Group Leaders only) occupations.

ACECQA completes provisional skills assessments for the Child Care Centre Manager occupation for the purposes of the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) only.