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Our Education Department offers both vocational and higher education courses in a supportive and flexible environment.

We believe that education is empowering and want to see you benefit from any education experience, particularly if that experience leads you on to higher education.

Expert training in industry-standard facilities

Melbourne Polytechnic's Education teaching team have diverse backgrounds, experience and expertise that supports informative and robust programs.

You will get real life experience in our practical room facilities and through industry placements.

If you are interested in the educational development of children and would like to be qualified as an early years specialist (birth to eight years) or want a qualification that allows you to work in primary schools and kindergartens, the Early Years program is an ideal learning pathway for you. We invite you to browse our Education courses below and look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne Polytechnic.

Course Enquiries

For information about our courses:

Phone: 03 9269 8400







Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
If you are passionate about children’s learning and development, interested in working with children, and want to make a real contribution in the future generation then consider our excellent Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. We provide excellent training to get you work ready for a fulfilling career you love.

Certificate III in Education Support
If you're interested in working as a teacher aide and looking for a rewarding career in an education setting, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Education Support qualifies you to work as a teacher aide or education support worker. Talk to us about your study options for becoming a teacher aide in a primary or secondary school setting.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
If you would like to become a childcare room leader and are passionate about education then our highly regarded Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will ensure you have the skills you need. This sector is growing and there is more demand for qualified professionals in this field.

Associate Degree of Early Years Studies
Are you inspired to work with young children? Would you like to work as an educator (room leader) in a long day care setting or as a co-educator (assistant) in a kindergarten? If so, our Associate Degree of Early Years Studies is ideal for you.

Bachelor of Education (Early Years)
Would you like to work in vibrant preschool or primary teaching and learning environments? Does developing student voice and agency excite you? Our Bachelor of Education (Early Years), boasts an innovative applied learning program, strong community partnerships and a high employment success rate to make that a reality.

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