Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)

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The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care has no direct entry requirements however it is important to note that this qualification includes a number of units that are also in the Certificate III program. Therefore some students choose to complete the Certificate III program prior to the Diploma. In addition to the physical, emotional and learning development of babies, children and toddlers, this qualification will also enable you to work effectively as a team leader/supervisor in a regulated care environment. All Centres must ensure that a percentage of employed staff hold this Diploma so this qualification will likely assist you with your career development.

Career Choices

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible career choices relevant to this qualification include:

  • authorised supervisor (children's services)
  • centre manager (children's services)
  • childhood educator
  • children's advisor
  • children's service director/manager
  • early childhood educator
  • children's services coordinator
  • director (children's services)
  • team coordinator
  • team leader
  • program leader
  • child development worker

Course Information

This qualification is available for direct entry. This means that you do not need to be currently working in the industry or hold a particular qualification to gain entry.

Students enrolling into the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care must also agree to meet the following requirements:

  • obtain and provide a valid and current child related employment screening clearance
  • undertake and successfully complete 240 work placement/assessment hours with a Time approved/provided work placement within an appropriate regulated education and care service (e.g: long-day care, child care centre)

Available under a contract of training.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve the Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care a total of 28 units must be completed made up of twenty three (23) core units and five (5) elective units.

To access the Government Training Website visit: http://www.training.gov.au/

Core Units

CHCECE001
Develop Cultural Competence
CHCECE002
Ensure the Health and Safety of Children
CHCECE003
Provide Care for Children
CHCECE004
Promote and Provide Healthy Food and Drinks
CHCECE005
Provide Care for Babies and Toddlers
CHCECE007
Develop Positive and Respectful Relationships with Children
CHCECE009
Use an Approved Learning Framework to Guide Practice
CHCECE016
Establish and Maintain a Safe and Healthy Environment for Children
CHCECE017
Foster the Holistic Development and Wellbeing of the Child in Early Childhood
CHCECE018
Nurture Creativity in Children
CHCECE019
Facilitate Compliance in an Education and Care Services
CHCECE020
Establish and Implement Plans for Developing Cooperative Behaviour
CHCECE021
Implement Strategies for the Inclusion of all Children
CHCECE022
Promote Children’s Agency
CHCECE023
Analyse Information to Inform Learning
CHCECE024
Design and Implement the Curriculum to Foster Children's Learning and Development
CHCECE025
Embed Sustainable Practices in Service Operations
CHCECE026
Work in Partnership with Families to Provide Appropriate Education and Care for Children
CHCPRT001
Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
HLTAID004
Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting
HLTWHS003
Maintain Work Health and Safety
CHCLEG001
Work Legally and Ethically
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety

Time's Suggested Elective Units

CHCECE006
Support Behaviour of Children and Young People
CHCSAC005
Foster the Holistic Development and Wellbeing of the Child in School Aged Care
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and Improve own Professional Practice
CHCMGT003
Lead the Work Team
CHCDIV001
Work with Diverse People

More Information

For course program enquiries please call our Client Relationship Managers on (08) 8351 9888.

To access the Government Training Website visit: www.training.gov.au

Individual State Funding Enquiries: click here

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