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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

DESCRIPTION

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a highly sought after qualification within the child care industry.

Upon completion, graduates will have the skills and knowledge to become a lead educator in delivery of Early Childhood education programs for children in centre based and family day care. This qualification will also develop your ability to lead and mentor other staff in their early childhood education careers. The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care includes some management competencies designed to equip graduates with the knowledge to meet the daily challenges of working within the Early Childhood industry.

Nationally Recognised

Yes

Practical Placement

Minimum of 240 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode

Classroom based, Workplace, Blended

Course Duration

16 Months

Career Opportunities

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Director
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Nanny

Funding Eligibility

This Course is subsidised under the 2018-2019 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training’s (DESBT)

To be eligible to enrol in the Higher Level Skills Program, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • be aged 15 years or older
  • be no longer at school (with the exception of school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 undertaking a VET in School (VETiS) program — see the VETiS fact sheet for more information)
  • permanently reside in Queensland
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training & is not enrolled in a post-school Australian Qualifications Framework

Check My Eligibility

(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List).


Co-Contribution Fees (Higher Level Skills Program)


QUALIFICATION CODE AND NAME NON – CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care $8.00 PER UNIT,
$ 224.00 TOTAL
$7.00 PER UNIT,
$ 196.00 TOTAL

Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification

UNITS

Unit Code Unit Name
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
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
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
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements