Certificate III Traineeship Program

Certificate III Traineeship Program

Only About Children in Sydney


  • Complete a Certificate III in Children’s Services
  • Receive training and mentoring through a formalised training program
  • Regular one on one feedback and allocated days to train with other Trainees


Only About Children, a leading childcare sector education and development provider, are looking to welcome a number of Childcare Trainees to the teams at our centres located in the CBD and Eastern Suburbs for our newly created Oac Traineeship Program. We want you to be part of a truly innovative and inspirational Company dedicated to the development and education of children. Our Vision is to ‘Be the world leading early childhood provider’, as such we are seeking passionate individuals to join our team. 

We want you to grow and develop with us and to assist you and your growth we have developed a specialised training program to ensure you have received the knowledge and essential skills to excel in this role.


  • Work for a leading childcare provider
  • Complete a Nationally Accredited Certificate III in Children’s Services
  • Receive training and mentoring through a formalised training program
  • Support from a dedicated training specialist to guide you through your studies
  • Networking opportunities to build relationships with other students

Our ideal candidate for the Oac Traineeship Program is an individual who demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for a hands on career with children aged 0 to 5 years. We are looking for driven, creative and resourceful candidates

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of playing and learning materials and set up of the children’s environment
  • Supervision of children’s play, making sure of their physical safety at all times
  • Preparation of light snacks and meals
  • Helping children with daily routines including toileting, dressing and eating
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and appealing environment

Benefits of this role:

  • Paid study with TAFE 
  • Discounted childcare fees
  • Recognition program 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid professional development
  • Internal training opportunities
  • OAC Time – extra day of annual leave
  • Regular social events

Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The desire to work in the child care industry long-term
  • A understanding of commitment to study
  • A true passion for working with children
  • Alert, observant, active and able to use judgement and initiative
  • Able to relate well to children and their parents
  • Able to lift children and equipment
  • Able to work in a team
  • Willingness to accept responsibility


Call Katie Summerhays on 0434 019 282 to discuss further or submit your resume to Sarah Broderick,sarahb@onlyaboutchildren.com.au.


Only About Children


Close Date: 25th October 2013


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