DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care
 Duration: 52 Weeks  Mode: Face to Face & Online  Work Placement: 240 Hours  Fees

Course Description

This Course prepares the graduate for the role of an early childhood educator who is 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 to the National Quality Standard.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no mandatory requirements to enter into this course. However, having completed Year 12, holding a Certificate IV or having work experience in the field will be an added benefit to get into this course.


How long will this course take me to complete?

The duration of the course is 52 weeks with vocational placement. You will be required to complete 240 work placement hours.


How will you be assessed?

You will be assessed through quizzes, activities, case study material and work placement assessment.

Career Outcome

  • Group Leader in a Childcare Centre
  • Children's Services Manager
  • Centre Coordinator/Superviser
  • Centre Director/Manager

Course Outline

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
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 well-being 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
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
HLTWHS003 Maintain workplace health and safety BSBLED401A- Develop teams and individuals
CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice CHCORG506E -Coordinate the work environment
CHCORG624E Provide leadership in community services delivery
CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues
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