Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care: 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.
Our courses can be generally offered mixed mode, with a variety of learning options to cater to individual learning styles. Most courses have been designed to be delivered to those aligned with a workplace to enable easy completion of the practical tasks associated with some components of assessment.
Duration of each course is determined using the Australian Qualifications Framework as a guide. Diploma level courses have a 12 month expected duration when delivered in a typical face-to-face delivery mode. This duration may change dependant on the delivery methodology. Students may apply for an extension should they require additional time.
RPL & Credit Transfer
All courses can be completed using an assessment only pathway through RPL if the candidate possesses sufficient skills and experience as determined by the assessor.
The CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care is currently being funded by the Queensland State Government’s Higher Level Skills for eligible participants. Eligible students must pay a Co-Contribution Fee.
For full eligibility information, terms and conditions and a breakdown of the fees applicable please click here.
Enrolments are processed upon receipt of a completed enrolment form. All policy information regarding conditions of enrolment, refunds and our guarantee to complete all training and assessment requirements once the enrolment has commenced, is contained in our Terms and Conditions.
For further information please refer to the Student Handbook.
Possible Job Roles
Job roles associated with this qualification may include but not be limited to:
- Centre Manager
- Nominated Supervisor
- Outside School Hours Care Coordinator
- Lead Educator
- Educational Leader
|Unit Code||Unit Description|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|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|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care services|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect with their world|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCMGT003||Lead the work team|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|