CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

WA students must hold a Working with Children Card, or the equivalent if in a different states)
When you gain this qualification, you may be able to work (under direct supervision or autonomously) as:

• Early Childhood Educator
• Playgroup Supervisor
• Family Daycare Worker
• Childhood Educator
• School Age Care Assistant
• Recreation Assistant
• Nanny and Mobile Assistant
• Childhood Education Manager
• Outside School Hours Coordinator

You can work in a range of early childhood education settings including long day care, family daycare, occasional care, school age care and more.

Entry Requirements:
Successful completion of a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
Confirmation of residential status in Australia (not offered to student visa holders)

This course has a practical placement requirement of 240 Hours. This course is self-paced and contains x nominal hours with an expectation of at least x hours a week study time for a maximum course duration of 18 months.

Correspondence

For each unit students are provided with access to electronic resources to assist them in gathering the evidence ready for assessment. You will have access to a trainer/assessor to provide support.

Blended/Classroom Delivery

You will be required to attend classes (schedule will be provided) for the delivery of training by a qualified trainer and assessor with the use of electronic resources to complete assessments.

Classes run for 78 weeks on a roll on roll off schedule. You will have access to a trainer/assessor to provide support.

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning)

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is assessment only and involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge an individual has achieved outside the formal education and training system in respect of a specific units or qualification. We look at past jobs, life experience, samples of work and any industry representative endorsements you may have and use methods to establish your competency against a national set of standards and offer qualification recognition or part of. This is not for everyone however, if you are currently working in the industry you are seeking recognition for, this may be an option for you. You will have 3 months to meet the requirements required to be deemed competent in the qualification, which will be discussed with your assessor.

Resources

You will need access to a computer and internet. Students can request paper base resources for a fee of $12 per unit (allow up to 6 working days for delivery).

Enrolment Procedure

1. Registration of interest/discussion with Training For Me Enrolment and Student Support Officer/contact form completed from the website.

2. Completion of LLN and any additional paperwork (direct debit form is paying by payment plan).

3. Interview with Enrolment and Student Support Officer in person or via the telephone.

4. Payment of invoices or a payment plan must be in place before training is commenced.


28 units of competency 23 core units and 5 elective units

CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceC
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenC
CHCECE003Provide care for childrenC
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksC
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersC
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenC
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceC
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodE
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support childrens play and learningE
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenC
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodC
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceC
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviorC
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenC
CHCECE022Promote childrens agencyC
CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learningC
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster childrens learning and developmentC
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operationsC
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenC
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in childrenC
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskC
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safetyC
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyC
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyC
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingC
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleE
CHCMGT003Lead the work teamE
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentE

The units listed above are subject to change and selection of elective units. An individual Training Plan is drawn up and agreed with each student and employer (if applicable) at the time of enrolment.

    Upfront Payment

    $2499 Correspondence

    $3499 Blended (Classroom) Delivery

    $999 RPL

    (Blended delivery only available in Perth)

    Save 20% when paying upfront

    Payment Plan

    Correspondence $52.86/Week (Total $2998.80) for 52 Weeks & $250 upfront

    Blended $75.94/Week (Total $4198.80) for 52 Weeks & $250 upfront

    Certificates are not issued until full payment is received.

    For refunds and policies relating to your training please refer to the Student Handbook on the Downloads Page

    Student Co-contribution Fees

    Non-Concessional$50
    Concessional$25

    Funded by the Queensland Government

    CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is available for eligible participants under the Higher Level Skills Program. For more information and eligibility requirements, please click here.

When you gain this qualification, you will be able to work (under direct supervision or autonomously) as:

– Early Childhood Educator
– Playgroup Supervisor
– Family Daycare Worker
– Childhood Educator
– School Age Care Assistant
– Recreation Assistant
– Nanny and Mobile Assistant

You can work in a range of early childhood education settings including long day care, family daycare, occasional care, school age care and more.

Early Childhood Education Courses

Information Technology

Business / Management Courses

First Aid Courses

Quality Auditing

Online Courses

Professional Development Courses

Recognition of Prior Learning Courses