CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
**Government Funding is Available for Eligible Individuals
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.
Qualification will be delivered for 73 weeks. Students will generally need to spend 12 hours per week on self-studies, completing assessment and undertaking workplace activates.
To be eligible for this course, Learners must demonstrate that they have sound literacy and numeracy skills to a standard of at least Australian Year 12 school or Australian Certificate III, or an equivalent. Applicants will be required to complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 5), reading (ACSF Level 4), writing (ACSF Level 4), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.
There is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a minimum of 240 hours of work placement in a regulated education and care service. Students will be assisted by the Work Placement Officers to find suitable work placement opportunities in reputable establishments. Students may be required to do more hours in order to demonstrate competency . Police check and working with children check will be required when undertaking the practical placement.
Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this qualification may include the following roles:
• Early childhood educator
• Authorised supervisor (Early Childhood Services)
• Centre manager (Early Childhood Services)
• Team Leader (Early Childhood Services)
• Out-of-school-hours educator or coordinator
• Family day care educator
• Family day care coordinator
• Family daycare operator
To be awarded the qualification of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, learners must successfully complete a total of Twenty-eight (28) units of competency, consisting of:
• Twenty-three (23) Core Units, and;
• Five (5) Elective Units,
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational
Methods of assessment may include
• Written assessment tasks
• Workplace Activities
• Class Activities
• Workplace Observation
• Third party Report
The learner is required to achieve competency in Twenty-eight (28) units in order to complete the course and be awarded this qualification.
In some cases, prior learning and experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on (03) 8714 1222.
Credit transfer applies to situations where learners have completed units at another provider identical to those in which they plan to enrol. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Credit Transfer procedure. To apply for credit transfer please complete the credit transfer application form available from head office and attach copies of verified documents to support the application. A reduction in tuition fees will be applied if Credit Transfer is granted.
Full Fee: *Tuition Fee: $11,900
Government Funding: **Tuition Fee: $0
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment
**Government Funding is available for Eligible individuals. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Please contact (03) 87141222 for more information.
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health & safety of children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004||Provide and promote healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005||Provide care babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationship with children|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCECE016||Establish and Maintain a safe healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE017||Support the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE018||Nature creativity in children|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service|
|CHCECE026||Work in Partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Island safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE021||Implement Strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE020||Establish and Implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE024||Design and Implement the curriculum to foster children learning and development|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCECE013||Information about children to inform practice|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|