Communities@Work Ascend is a Child Care Traineeship Program that offers full-time paid work experience while completing a professional qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care. The program is a blend of hands-on practical learning and flexible workshops while offering career pathways in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector. Watch as three graduates from our Ascend Program, who are all now working as qualified child care educators with Communities@Work, share their experience and provide some advice.

Apply now for Ascend Program January 2021 Intake. Applications Close 19 October 2020.

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Communities@Work is Canberra’s largest not-for-profit community organisation, working with our community to build a resilient, sustainable and socially inclusive community. With over 40 years experience in the ACT and Capital Region, we provide a wide range of high quality early education and care services and community services that supports positive educational outcomes, assists in alleviating hardship, enhances quality of life and leads to positive social change.


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