Expression Of Interest - Ascend Traineeship

  • Canberra
  • Child Care Trainee Educator

The Ascend Program (Paid Traineeship in Child Care and Education) is for you if you are passionate about working with children. Whether you are commencing a career or are making a career change, the traineeship program is the first step in a rewarding career as a qualified childcare educator.

As an early childhood educator-in-training with our structured, on-the-job development program, you will be studying a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification while working in one of our Child Care and Education Centres - paid full-time over 18 months.
The Ascend Traineeship starts in March 2023 - advertising will commenct 4 January 2023.


  • Be 18 years old in March 2023
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand passport holder resident (for more than 6 months), or a visa holder eligible for government funding.
  • be available for full-time paid employment at 38 hours per week (7.6-hour full shifts per day).
  • attend a mandatory Information Session, and attempt and pass the Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) Assessment.

If you would like to know more about the traineeship, information can be found here:

Apply now to Express your Interest in this opportunity. Our People Team will be in contact with you to provide further information and answer your queries.

Closing date for applications: 18/12/2022

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