Qualification requirements Page ContentYou must have appropriate qualifications to work as an early childhood educator or teacher in services captured under the National Law or the Education and Care Services Act 2013 (ECS Act) (PDF, 817KB).What service do you work in or operate?Service captured under the National Law: Centre-based service with under school age children (long day care, kindergarten and pre-Prep) Family day care service. Centre-based service with school age children (outside school hours care). Service approved under the ECS Act: services funded by the Queensland Government to provide limited hours careoccasional carebudget-based funded services that do not receive the Australian Government Child Care Benefitearly childhood education and care services that are also disability services funded under the Disability Services Act 2006 (Qld) (PDF, 1.18MB)stand-alone services regulated under the Education and Care Services Act 2013 (Qld).Read more about staffing a service approved under the ECS Act - includes information about qualification requirements.Need some help? Phone helplines, websites and email contacts to help you find more information about Queensland's early childhood education and care services including qualification requirements under the National Law or the ECS). Contact us if you have more questions, or feedback or suggestions about our service and performance.