Qualification requirements

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

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

From 1 January 2020, providers of long day care services and preschools/kindergartens will need to have a second early childhood teacher or, alternatively, a ‘suitably qualified person’ when 60 or…

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

Each state and territory has their own qualification requirements for working with school age children in out of school hours care services (OSHC).

Individuals ‘actively working towards’ an approved qualification may be counted towards qualification requirements.

To work as part of a family day care service, individuals must meet qualification requirements.

Individuals working at an education and care service, may be required to complete a first aid qualification, anaphylaxis management training and emergency asthma management training.

In September 2013, ACECQA determined that a person who holds ALL of the following will be recognised as equivalent to an early childhood teacher: a primary teaching qualification that includes…