What does working towards a qualification mean?

What does working towards a qualification mean?

Regulation 10 of the Education and Care Services National Regulations defines the meaning of working towards a qualification.  In order to ensure that educators working towards a qualification can continue to be counted in ratios services must regularly review the progress through the appropriate course.
This will entail reviewing evidence from the provider of the
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Can an educator be working towards an early childhood teaching qualification?

There is a transition provision under the Education and Care Services National Regulations that allows educators working towards an approved early childhood teaching qualification, with particular requirements, to be taken to be an early childhood teacher.  This provision does not apply in Victoria, or NSW for services with 30 or more children preschool age or
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How is long service leave paid?

Long service leave is paid at the employee’s current ordinary rate of pay (this does not include shift loadings or overtime) or an average of the last five calendar years’ gross ordinary pay earnings, whichever is the greater.
To find out more about calculating long service leave payments go here, or contact the member infoline
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Personal/carer’s leave while on annual leave

If an employee has circumstances arise that would fit the definition for use of personal/carer’s leave while on annual leave, then the employee can use their paid personal/carer’s leave entitlement instead of the pre-arranged annual leave.
The usual notice and evidence requirements in place regarding the use of personal/carer’s leave apply in these circumstances.
An
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