CHC50113

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

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.

Type

International

Delivery

Face-to-Face​ & RPL

Duration

24 Months

CRICOS Code

097064D

Course Discount

Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

March & July​

Course Breakdown

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

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

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

Elective Units

CHCMGT003

Lead the work team

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCECE010

Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE011

Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Career Outcomes

This qualification is for those early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing programs in early childhood education and care services. In most states and territories, it is the qualification required at Director or Service Manager level.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

Entry Requirements

Students have to already hold Certificate III. It is expected that students will have appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the training and assessment requirements. Prior to commencing this course, students will participate in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

All students must be willing to participate in mandatory work placement of a minimum of 240 hours and this will require a working with children clearance. Students will seek their own work placements and clear guidance will be provided.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees

Investment

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $16,000

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Inclusions:
  • Course learning and assessment material
  • Qualified industry expert trainer
  • Student support
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion

COVID-19 Tuition Discount Fee​