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Come and study an Education program at NMIT in one of its industry-recognised teaching degree qualifications in Early Years Education, get qualified to be an Education Support Worker or develop your own learning with Tertiary Studies.

Through NMIT you will be involved in contemporary, fresh programs aimed at building skills for early years teachers, education support workers and individuals ready to teach and learn in today’s diverse world and its challenges.

Not sure which course is for you?

Education (Early Years)

  • You love working with children
  • You want to be qualified as an early years specialist (birth – 8 years)
  • You want a qualification that allows you work in primary schools as well as kindergartens.

Then our Early Years program is for you!

HE Education Early Years Programs Diagram

Tertiary Studies

  • You would like to study at Degree level but don’t have the necessary entry requirements
  • You want to develop your academic writing and research skills in a supportive environment
  • You have been in the workforce for a number of years and wish to change career?

Then our Tertiary Studies program is for you!

HE Education Tertiary Studies Programs Diagram

Education Support

  • You want the qualification to be able to work as teacher aide or education support worker
  • You would also like to be qualifies to offer English language support
  • You want to apply for jobs which are ideal for a working parent who needs to do school drop-offs/pick-ups etc
Courses
Certificate I in EAL (Access) - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia, aged 15 to 26 and from a non-English speaking background? Do you want to improve your level of writing and speaking in English and but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) with Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the ideal learning program for you.
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Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia, aged 15 to 26 and from a non-English speaking background? Do you need to improve your writing and speaking in English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education? We're sure you will find that Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the ideal learning program for you.
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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26, and have had disrupted, incomplete or no prior education, then Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the learning program for you.
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Certificate I in Transition Education - Foundation
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Transition Education is suitable for students with disabilities, particularly those with individual learning needs. An individual education program plan is developed for each student by setting objectives to meet their needs. Areas covered involve personal goals which may be about vocational studies, social recreation, job choices, literacy, numeracy, training and voluntary work experiences.
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Certificate I in Work Education - Foundation (General)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education is suitable for students with disabilities, particularly those with individual learning needs.
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Certificate I in Work Education - Foundation (Ignition Theatre)
This unique Melbourne Polytechnic program embraces the Ignition Theatre stream of the Certificate I in Work Education. The course is suitable for students with disabilities particularly those with individual learning needs. Study areas involve pursuit of personal goals leading to employment pathways and/or further study.
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Certificate I in Work Education - Foundation (Hospitality)
Melbourne Polytechnic's unique Certificate I in Work Education is suitable for students with disabilities, particularly those with individual learning needs.
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Certificate II in EAL (Access) - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia, aged 15 to 26 and from a non-English speaking background? Do you want to improve your English language skills but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate I in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) with Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is the ideal learning program for you.
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Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance focuses on developing routine baking skills, customer service and general preparation and cleaning skills. The course is designed for students with disabilities or learning difficulties and is based on an individually designed education program plan.
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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia, and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged 15 to 26, and can write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) is for you.
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Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
Work in the school office - learn the skills to work in administration in a variety of educational institutions, such as primary or secondary schools with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Business Administration (Education).
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Certificate III in EAL (Employment) - English for Child Care
Learn English for Child Care - the Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Employment) specialising in Child Care is run jointly with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Health and Community Studies Department.
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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care provides the foundation for a career working with children. You will learn how to provide care and education for children up to six years of age in long day care, occasional child care and kindergarten.
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Certificate III in Education Support
Are you interested in working as a teacher aide? Would you like a rewarding career in an education setting? Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Education Support qualifies you to work as a teacher aide or education support worker. Talk to us about your study options for becoming a teacher aide in a primary or secondary school setting.
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Certificate III in Education Support - For Students from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Education Support qualifies you to work as a teacher aide or education support worker as well as offering English language support. This program comprises the Certificate III in Education Support offered in conjunction with modules from the English for Teacher Aide stream of the Certificate III in EAL (Employment).
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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a rewarding way to consolidate your professional qualifications and skills.
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Diploma of Tertiary Studies - Higher Education
Do you want to get into higher education studies, but don’t have the necessary entry requirements? Develop your academic writing and research skills in a supportive environment, wiith Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Tertiary Studies. The course is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in higher education studies, and sets you on the pathway towards gaining a bachelor degree.
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Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET) has been designed to reflect the roles of experienced practitioners delivering training and assessment services in a registered training organisation (RTO) within the VET sector.
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Associate Degree of Early Years Studies
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Early Years Studies is ideal for those wanting to work with young children. This course is an embedded exit point for either the Bachelor of Education (Early Years) or the Bachelor of Early Years Studies.
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Bachelor of Early Years Studies
Do you love working with infants, toddlers and young children? Would you like to work as a kindergarten teacher or in a childcare centre? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Early Years Studies is your pathway to educating our next generation.
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Bachelor of Education (Early Years)
Do you love working with young children? Would you like to work as a teacher in a pre-school or primary setting? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Education (Early Years) is ideal for those wanting to work with young children. The qualification is awarded after successful completion of an additional year following the Bachelor of Early Years Studies, or two years after the Associate Degree of Early Years Studies.
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Introduction to Trade Skills EAL (VCAL YAMEC)
Are you aged between 15 and 26 years and looking to enter the trades. Are you also from a non-English speaking background, can write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Introduction to Trade Skills (VCAL) will help to prepare you for further training or employment in the building and construction industry.
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Course in EAL - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Melbourne Polytechnic has the perfect Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL). If you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background and have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education and experience difficulty writing and speaking English, then the Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) with Young Adult Migrant Education Course (YAMEC), is a safe and ideal learning centre for you.
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VCAL EAL YAMEC
Melbourne Polytechnic's Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) English as an Additional Language (EAL) Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) offers the perfect program for you if you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, and have had disrupted, or incomplete education but can write and speak English.
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Course in Initial General Education for Adults (CGEA) - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
If you’re new to Australia, aged between 15 and 26, from a non-English speaking background, but cannot write and speak English and have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Initial General Education for Adults (CGEA) Young Adult Migrant Education Course (YAMEC) is a safe and ideal learning place, tailored for you.
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Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - YAMEC (Young Adult Migrant Education Courses)
Are you new to Australia and from a non-English speaking background? If you’re aged between 15 and 26 and want to be able to write and speak English but have had disrupted, incomplete or no previous education, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Spoken and Written English (YAMEC) is a safe and ideal learning centre for you.
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