CHC50113 DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

Why Study the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care?


The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will give you the opportunity to develop a career in the Early Childhood Education Industry. This qualification reflects the role of educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services.


In this course you will have the opportunity to learn how to provide leadership in community services, how to work within the guidelines of the legal and ethical framework,
essential early childhood education practices and how to plan nutritional menus.


You will also learn Work Health and Safety guidelines, children’s health and safety and how to recognise and protect children at risk. Identifying, developing and supporting cultural identities and developing cooperative behaviour of children will also be covered.

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Course Information

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Pathways

What You will Learn About

  • Provide leadership in delivering community services
  • Adhere to essential early childhood education practices
  • Promote healthy nutrition
  • Monitor WHS (Work Health & Safety) and children’s health and safety
  • Nurture creativity in children
  • Identify, develop & support cultural identities
  • Work within guidelines of the legal and ethical framework
  • Recognise and protect children at risk
  • Promote a childcare service

Get Job Ready

Upon successful completion of your course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas such as:

  • Early Childcare Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Outside School Hours Care Educator
  • Service Director
  • Room Leader or Assistant
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • Agency Staff

Course Awards

Qualification:

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Units

Core Units
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
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
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
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 service
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
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Evective Units
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy

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Duration

Domestic Duration: 52 weeks full time

International Duration: 92 weeks full time

Entry Requirements

Check the entry requirements for CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Tuition Fees (AUD)

Australian Students

Australian Students Tuition Fee – AUD$11,988

Australian Facilities and Amenities Fee – AUD$50 (non-refundable)

International Students

International Students Tuition Fee – AUD$18,000

*Does not include OSHC

International Enrolment Fee – AUD$200

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Payment Options

Choose your payment option from Tuition Fee Payment Options.

Location

Melbourne – Bourke St Campus

Peninsula

Delivery Mode

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.

Intake

Various throughout the year.

2017 – 1st May, 1st Jul, 1st Sep

2018 – 1st Feb, 1st May, 1st Jul, 1St Sep

Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer

You are referred to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework

Work Placement

Domestic Students

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by completing 360 hours of Work Placement with a variety of age groups to give you the best possible working experience and help you get ready for your new career.

International Students

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by completing 400 hours of Work Placement with a variety of age groups to give you the best possible working experience and help you get ready for your new career.

Extra

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting HLTAID004

Students enrolled in the Online Delivery Mode, are required to complete this unit with a First Aid Provider of their choice. Once complete, the student is required to provide The National Academy of Early Childhood with a copy of the First Aid Certificate before completion of their course.