Diploma level education and care qualifications

Under the National Quality Framework, a person is a diploma qualified educator if they:

  • hold an approved diploma level qualification
  • hold a former approved diploma level qualification completed before 1 January 2012.

If you are ‘actively working towards’ your approved diploma level qualification, you may be counted as a diploma level educator.

To see if you are qualified to work in a centre-based education and care service with children preschool age and under (e.g. preschool, kindergarten, long day care).