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Become an Early Childhood Educator

Study Online

Our resources are available online giving you the flexibility to study and complete course work anywhere, anytime. In addition, you can track progress, chat with your trainer and get results faster!

To assist in helping you decide what is best for you and your study needs, please call our office and speak to an enrolments officer or refer to one of the available fact sheets or websites for further information.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care are both funded in QLD and NSW for eligible participants.

Certificate 3 Guarantee (QLD)
Higher Level Skills (QLD)
User Choice (QLD)
Smart and Skilled (NSW)

Please note: Some students may be exempt from fees depending on eligibility:
Free Apprenticeships for Under 25’s – QLD Read Here                                                                                                         Students with a Disability – NSW Read Here
School Based Trainees and Apprentices – QLD Read Here
Fee Free Apprenticeship initiative – NSW Read Here

Choosing a course that suits your career goals, budget and lifestyle is a big decision. TLC is a niche training provider supporting the Early Childhood Industry with both their early childhood and business study needs. TLC’s courses attract government funding but type and eligibility will vary between States, eligibility criteria and study mode. For those not eligible, TLC offers payment plans through Ezidebit. To assist in helping you decide, please call our office and speak to an enrolments officer or refer to one of the available fact sheets, websites or flyers for further information.

Please refer to the relevant Course Guide for all information on fees and eligibility. In addition, it is important you read the Student Handbook and pay attention to policies regarding fees, consumer protection, cooling off periods, cancellations and refunds, deferring studies and all parties roles and responsibilities.


Course Information

Funded Programs

Certificate 3 Guarantee 
Free Apprenticeships for Under 25’s 
Higher Level Skills
User Choice (Traineeships / Apprenticeships)

Please note: Some students may be exempt from fees depending on eligibility:
Under 25’s  Read Here
School Based Trainees and Apprentices Read Here

Note regarding funded programs: Eligible individuals must understand that the entitlement under the subsidised training place in the Certificate 3 Guarantee program is for ONE funded Certificate III qualification, or under the Higher Level Skills – ONE Certificate IV or higher qualification. It is very important that you take the time to consider and compare your training options and costs, before signing an enrolment form or committing to a course of study which will use up your entitlement.

*For funded programs, student contribution fees may apply. Remaining course fees are funded by DESBT.


Funded Programs

Smart and Skilled (Traineeships)  




ASQA Registration

TLC had an ASQA addition to scope compliance assessment in November 2023.  Compliance Assessment Outcome: compliant

Registered training organisations (RTOs) must submit an application to renew their registration at least 90 days prior to the expiry date of their registration as listed on the national register, training.gov.au. This is a requirement of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011.

TLC is currently registered until 31st December 2026.

Details of our registration and scope can be found on www.training.gov.au  RTO Code: 31970

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Our Trainer / Assessors are field based. This means, we come to you.

Currently delivering training in QLD and NSW.


Monday to Friday
8.30am – 4.30pm

Phone & Email

(QLD) 1300 327 708 or (NSW) 1300 558 898