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Posted 2022-08-19

About the role

  • Work for a local government organisation
  • Be supported in multiple avenues throughout your entire Traineeship
  • Learn valuable skills to begin your career journey

Are you looking for a role that can kick start your career within the Early Childhood industry? Do you have excellent team work and communication skills and have a strong compassion for others? Skillset, in conjunction with a local government organisation are seeking applications for their new Early Childhood Trainee. The successful candidate will complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood.

This entry-level opportunity is suited to a hard-working individual who is passionate and eager to learn new skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification within the Childcare sector.


  • Excellent career opportunity to join a well-known and prominent Early Childhood organisation
  • A full time, 18-month placement that will provide formal on the job training
  • You will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Consultant who will support you throughout your Traineeship
  • At the successful completion of the role you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification
  • A rotational day off every 4 weeks


  • Assisting Qualified Educators and Room Leaders to care and education children between the ages 0-5
  • Learn the foundations and content to develop skills and knowledge used in the Early Childhood industry
  • Assisting with the daily operations of the centre, including feeding, sleep time and activities
  • Supporting the team with planning and implementing of educational program that will support children’s wellbeing, learning and development
  • Adhering to and carry out Health and Safety procedures including cleaning, washing and food preparation
  • Maintaining daily documentation
  • Complete all related TAFE work and study associated with the Traineeship


  • Keen interest in Early Childhood and pursuing it as a career
  • Keen attention to detail with excellent communication skills
  • Aptitude for problem solving and working in a fast paced environment
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Competent computer skills and confidence in Microsoft Office
  • Committed to the study component of the Traineeship
  • Hold a current Drivers Licence (desirable)
  • Have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willing to obtain before commencement 


  • The first stage of assessment is an online entrance exam that will be emailed you automatically when you apply. Individuals who do not complete the online entrance exam within the specified time frame will be unable to progress to the next stage.
  • Only applications with a cover letter and up-to-date resume will considered
  • Your cover letter must address the selection criteria and tell us why you are interested in the Traineeship. We would also love to hear about any experience or projects you have been involved in that are related to the industry.
  • Applicants must be able to attend interviews in Bathurst, NSW
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate work rights in Australia
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately


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We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.