A natural person is qualified to be registered as an early childhood teacher—
(a) if the person—
(i) has obtained an approved early childhood teaching qualification, or is taken under the national regulations to hold an approved early childhood teaching qualification; and
(ii) produces evidence that the person satisfies the criteria approved by the Minister about—
(A) suitability to be an early childhood teacher; and
(B) competence in speaking or communicating in the English language for the person to teach in an early childhood service; and
(iii) produces evidence that the person has achieved the standards of professional practice required for registration as an early childhood teacher that are approved by the Minister; or
(b) if the person is currently registered as a non‑practising early childhood teacher.
S. 2.6.12D inserted by No. 19/2014 s. 47.