Family Day Care Worker

Also known as Family Day Carer.
Provides care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the carer's own home and under local government or community-based schemes. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $33,936
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 3,300

How do I become a Family Day Care Worker in Victoria?

To work as a Family Day Care Worker in Victoria, you'll need:
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Course in Emergency Asthma Management
  • Recommended

  • Completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent
  • Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

What does a Family Day Care Worker do?

  • Assists in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • Manages children's behaviour and guides children's social development
  • Prepares and conducts activities for children
  • Entertains children by reading and playing games
  • Supervises children in recreational activities
  • Supervises the daily routine of children

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
TAFE
Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care
TAFE
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
TAFE
Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
TAFE
Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting
TAFE
Course in Anaphylaxis Awareness
Course in Emergency Asthma Management