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What is the Working with Children Check (WWCC)?

Part of pursuing a dream of working in childcare is, of course, enrolling in and successfully completing your childcare qualification. This involves classroom-based learning with skilled trainers, as well as centre-based placement where you can immerse yourself into the real-life world of childcare. Another important part of finalising your qualification is a government regulated system [...]

2017-10-09T01:05:11+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Career|

Leadership in early childhood education: what does it mean to be a leader?

 I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples – Mother Teresa The calibre of leadership has a direct influence on the quality of education and care children receive through childcare centres. Ultimately, it is thoughtful leadership combined with a team of passionate and nurturing childcare [...]

2017-10-09T01:04:50+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Childcare|

Career outcomes once you’ve finished studying childcare

Studying childcare is as much about the practical experience you’ll face through on-site placement as it is about the classroom-based learning you will do through Southern Solutions. In fact, it is through placement where you will really begin to find your feet and better understand whether your passion lies in care, or team leadership Career [...]

2017-10-10T05:49:14+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Career, Childcare|

A day in the life of a childcare educator

Considering a career in childcare? Getting the right training and qualification is the first step you must take that will lead to a fulfilling and rewarding childcare career! The importance of childcare Childcare workers are more than just “minders”; they are educators moulding children through learning, playing, and interacting, while simultaneously playing a critical role [...]

2017-10-10T05:29:48+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Career, Childcare|

Questions your chosen childcare course provider must be able to answer

Is childcare right for me? Anyone with a passion for children and education can study childcare! Childcare is one of the most rewarding careers, as you will be playing such an important role during a child’s early and most influential years. Are you a recent school leaver? If you’ve recently graduated from high school (or [...]

2017-10-10T05:25:03+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Studying|

Transfer to Southern Solutions to complete your childcare course today!

Recently there has been some worrying news about two major Australian training centres that have entered administration and as a result, have closed down. These closures happened alarmingly quickly, leaving thousands of students in limbo, wondering what they can do (and what steps they should take) to continue their studies. Transfer to Southern Solutions [...]

2017-10-10T00:46:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Studying|