Various

Country
Australia

Qualifications

Teacher accreditation with the NSW Institute of Teachers AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher accreditation is under the Institute of Teachers Act 2004 (NSW) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act 2010 (ACT) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005 (Qld) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with Teacher Registration Board of Northern Territory AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification list

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act (NT) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification list

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Teacher Registration Act 2012 (WA) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with Teacher Registration Board of South Australia AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification list

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004 (SA) • A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with the Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Teachers Registration Act 2000 (Tas) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

Teacher registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching AND a primary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
ECT
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Teacher registration is under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic) - A primary teaching qualification must at least include a focus on children aged 5 to 8 years old (e.g. qualification with focus on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12). Qualifications that are specifically for middle and secondary school aged children are not acceptable. - Primary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory registration authority to be eligible to be an early childhood teacher in Australia.

An individual who is ‘actively working towards’ an approved early childhood teaching qualification AND has completed at least 50 per cent of the qualification or holds an approved early childhood education and care diploma

Qualification Level
Suitably qualified person
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

See Regulation 10 of the National Regulations for the meaning of ‘actively working towards’ a qualification.

Teacher registration/accreditation in Australia AND a primary or secondary teaching qualification AND an approved early childhood education and care diploma or higher qualification published on ACECQA's qualification lists

Qualification Level
Suitably qualified person
Date Awarded
Any date
Jurisdiction
National

Primary or secondary teachers registered with the New Zealand Teachers Council must seek mutual recognition with the relevant state and territory regulatory authority to meet these requirements.