Box Hill Institute

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Box Hill Institute (RTO 4687)
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From 3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

In this course, students will learn to be an effective early childhood teacher and leader. They will learn to demonstrate an exemplary standard of teaching and be adaptable and highly proficient in critical and future thinking with a sound grasp of early childhood teaching and pedagogy. This course is ideal for teachers who aspire to meet the needs of contemporary early childhood services. Students will study philosophies, principles and practices of early childhood teaching and how teaching and learning in discipline areas of language and literacy, mathematics, arts, science and health and well-being are integrated across early childhood education play based programs.

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Roles related to this course: Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Assistant Educator, and 3 more.


This course has accreditation with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 (senior secondary certificate) with a score of at least 25 in English and a score of at least 25 in any Maths at unit 3 and 4 level; OR
  • Demonstrate equivalent literacy standard and successfully complete a tertiary entrance mathematics test; AND
  • Successfully complete a face to face selection interview

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Box Hill Campus - Elgar
  • Lilydale Lakeside Campus

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Box Hill Institute can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education