FAQs Early Childhood Education Courses

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If you have decided to start or upskill your Early Childhood and School Age Education and Care career, you will undoubtedly have a bunch of questions. Gowrie Victoria’s Training team have collated some Frequently Asked Questions to help improve your understanding of training in the sector.

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WHY SHOULD I STUDY WITH GOWRIE VICTORIA?
WHERE ARE YOUR CLASSES LOCATED?
DOES FULL-TIME STUDY MEAN I HAVE CLASSES 5 DAYS A WEEK?
HOW OFTEN DO CLASSES START?
WHY DO I NEED TO BE QUALIFIED TO WORK IN CHILD CARE?
WHAT IS A PRACTICAL PLACEMENT?
HOW LONG IS PRACTICAL PLACEMENT?
WILL GOWRIE VICTORIA FIND ME PRACTICAL WORK PLACEMENT?
I ALREADY HAVE A JOB IN CHILD CARE. DO I STILL HAVE TO DO A PLACEMENT?
WHY ARE YOUR FEES DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TRAINING PROVIDERS?
SHOULD I STUDY WITH YOU IF I WANT TO BE A KINDERGARTEN (KINDER) TEACHER?
I’M A PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER. CAN I TEACH KINDERGARTEN?
I WANT TO START A FAMILY DAY CARE BUSINESS. CAN GOWRIE VICTORIA HELP ME?
CAN I STUDY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ONLINE?
HOW LONG ARE YOUR COURSES? WHY ARE THEY DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TRAINING PROVIDERS?
HOW MANY ASSIGNMENTS WILL I HAVE TO COMPLETE?
WHAT ASSIGNMENTS DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE?
I THINK I WANT TO WORK IN CHILD CARE, BUT I’M NOT SURE WHERE TO START. CAN YOU HELP?
DOES GOWRIE VICTORIA DO FIRST AID TRAINING?
I RECENTLY COMPLETED MY FIRST AID QUALIFICATION. DO I HAVE TO DO IT AGAIN?
DO YOU HAVE INFORMATION SESSIONS?
AT THE MOMENT I JUST WANT TO BE KEPT UP-TO-DATE WITH COURSE DETAILS. CAN I BE ADDED TO YOUR MAILING LIST?
HOW DO I ENROL IN AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION COURSE?
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THE ENROLMENT MEETING?
WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET DURING TRAINING?
CAN I GET RECOGNITION FOR PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)?
I’M ALREADY QUALIFIED IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BUT WANT TO UPSKILL. CAN YOU HELP?
I’M AN EMPLOYER NEEDING ASSISTANCE PLANNING MY TEAM’S TRAINING. CAN YOU HELP?