Childcare Traineeship


Childcare Traineeships at Guardian

Get a head start on your new career!

Work with passionate educators who provide the very best education and care for children. Learned from highly-skilled team members who support you in your own development and growth.

With our 18-month Traineeship program, you can learn on the job and receive a nationally recognised Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood.

Or, if you are currently a high school student in Year 10 or above, we have a School-Based Trainee program suitable for you. You will work at a Guardian Centre one day per week, learn on the job, and receive a Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood upon completion.

Plus, you’ll get paid as you go!

Discover more about Guardian’s Traineeship programs by calling us today at 1300 765 560.


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Start your career in early childhood education and care

Have you always wanted to do something with your life that really matters, but you just don’t know where to start? Perhaps you’ve explored career options or even tried one out, but it just wasn’t the right fit for you. And now you feel like you have to start your career search all over again.

Rest assured, this exact scenario has happened to many professionals before. Sometimes you have no idea what you do right after high school, while other times, you get into a position you thought you’d love—and it wasn’t at all what you expected it to be.

Fortunately, there is a perfect career out there for you. One that leaves you feeling inspired at the end of each working day. One that helps you make a difference and serve your local community. And one that provides a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and plenty of opportunities for professional development, furthering your education, and moving up within the organisation.

Wondering what career will provide all of these things for you and so much more? Look no further than a career in early childhood education at Guardian. 

Guardian is an industry leader in early childhood education and care, and we offer trainee childcare jobs with good childcare traineeship wages so you can check out this incredible opportunity without having to go back to school—simply learn on the job, network with other professionals, and get paid to do it.

Regardless of your educational background and previous experience in childcare, Guardian can help you reach all of your personal and professional goals in early childhood education and care while working at one of our daycare centres throughout Australia. 

In fact, our childcare trainee program may be just what you’ve been looking for all along. Think you have what it takes to make a difference in the lives of young children?

Call us today at 1300 765 560 to find out more.



The Guardian Difference

Guardian is a leader in the early childhood education and care sector. So when you join our team, you become part of a values-based organisation with the central purpose of providing high-quality education and care to thousands of children throughout Australia.

We develop play-based learning initiatives to put children at the center of their own growth and development. And our educators understand how to support children as they explore, create, and learn. 

Guardian team members are empowered to become active participants in the decision-making process, they’re given autonomy to select their own professional development journeys, and they’re encouraged to succeed in all of their career aspirations.

At Guardian, you matter. Your personal and career goals matter. And we’re here to help you reach them.



Guardian childcare traineeships throughout Australia

Ready to make a career change? Guardian offers a comprehensive childcare traineeship program that makes your career transition easy and helps you prepare for a lifelong career in the early childhood education and care field. 

But the best part is that Guardian offers childcare traineeships in many states and territories throughout Australia—which makes taking this role even more convenient for you and your family.

In fact, we currently offer the following opportunities:

  • Childcare traineeship in Adelaide
  • Childcare traineeship in Brisbane
  • Childcare traineeship in Melbourne
  • Childcare traineeship in Sydney

As you can see, there are definitely trainee child care jobs near you, and any of them can help you create the future you’ve been dreaming of. 

So, whether you’re looking for childcare trainee jobs in the Sydney CBD, a childcare traineeship in Western Sydney, or specifically for a childcare traineeship in Blacktown, a quick search on our website will direct you to all of the positions we’re currently hiring for.

And the child care traineeships jobs that we do offer are just as dynamic as the career you’re interested in. So, if you want to know more about obtaining a cert 3 childcare traineeship or a childcare diploma traineeship, feel free to reach out to us for more information today.

Get all of your questions answered by calling us at 1300 765 560.



What a Guardian childcare traineeship can offer you

When you begin a career in early childhood education and care, you’re supporting children to grow and thrive. Plus, you’re making a lasting impact in the lives of families within your local community.

A Guardian childcare traineeship:

  • Is a fully paid, twelve-month program 
  • Includes on the job training in one of our centres working directly with children—so you earn while you learn
  • Allows you to gain your Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood
  • Gives you a head start with formal training and practical learning
  • Provides you with mentorship by an inclusive and supportive team of experienced educators

And that’s not all. When you choose a childcare traineeship with Guardian, you’ll also work in an environment that:

  • Is well-resourced, modern, and inspiring
  • Serves as a hub and focal point for local families
  • Is staffed with a team of supportive professionals who aspire to make a meaningful impact
  • Is conveniently located close to public transport and parking
  • Is high-performing—94% of our centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standard

Ready to make the switch? A Guardian childcare traineeship can help you do just that.

Call us today at 1300 765 560 to see if a Guardian childcare traineeship is right for you.