The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a highly sought after qualification within the childcare industry.
Upon completion, graduates will have the skills and knowledge to become a lead educator in the delivery of early childhood education programs for children in centre based and family day care. This qualification will also develop student’s 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.
Minimum of 240 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)
Classroom based, Workplace, Virtual/Blended
Due to COVID – 19 pandemic our Williams Landing campus is currently closed and most of our classes are running virtually. Please call our office for more information.
There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review.
This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement.
Some universities offer degree programs in a related field of study where students may be eligible for some credit for completing the CHC62015 - Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:
Victorian residents who undertake training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application.
|Qualification Code and Name||Units||Estimated Duration||Administration Charges (Non Refundable)||Skills First Tuition Fee||*Skills First Concession Tuition Fee||Fee For Service|
|CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care||28||72 Weeks||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$3000.00|
This qualification is funded (under Skills First Program) for eligible candidates only for Non Traineeship and Traineeship.
*Concession fee is applicable to eligible students only, as per the latest Skills First Fee Guidelines. Contact AET to check fee concession eligibility.
Please be aware that if your course is being subsidised by the Victorian Government under the Skills First program that enrolling in the above course may affect your future training options and eligibility for further government subsidised training under the Skills First program.
For more information on government subsidised training use the following link: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/skillsfirst/Pages/default.aspx
The tuition fees are indicative and may be varied subject to individual circumstances on enrolment.
This course has 28 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||Core|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||Core|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||Core|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||Core|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||Core|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||Core|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||Core|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||Core|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain workplace health and safety||Core|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||Core|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood||Core|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children||Core|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service||Core|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations||Core|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour||Core|
|CHCECE022||Promote children's agency||Core|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||Core|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children||Core|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning||Core|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development||Core|
|CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||Elective|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy||Elective|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Elective|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals||Elective|
|BSBINN502||Build and sustain an innovative work environment||Elective|