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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Introduction

This qualification covers workers in children's services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements.

This qualification is targeted at people who are looking to manage children's service provision in a long day care environment as well as people who are looking to provide services to pre-school children.

Course Recognition

Course Code: CHC50113
Course Name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CRICOS Code: 083374E
CRICOS Duration: 92 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 240 hours practical placement in a childcare centre.
Course Delivery Location: Melbourne Campus (152 Elizabeth Street Melbourne VIC 3000)
Brisbane Campus (41 Raff Street Spring Hill QLD 4000)

Units of competency for the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
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 and 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 a holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
Unit Code
Unit Description
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 partnerships with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
Unit Code
Unit Description
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003
Lead the work team
CHCORG627B
Provide mentoring support to colleagues
CHCPOL002
Develop and implement policy
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people

Job Roles (Possible Careers)

This qualification will enable you to work as a

  1. Director (children's services)
  2. Children's services director/manager
  3. Group/team coordinator/leader (children's services)
  4. Program leader (children's services)
  5. Authorised supervisor (children's services)
  6. Centre Manager (children's services)
  7. Children's services coordinator
  8. Child care worker
  9. Children's adviser
  10. Child development worker

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will combine classroom training with on the job training by our highly qualified training staff. Students will be able to put into practice skills that they have learnt in classroom through placement at a registered Childcare Facility.
  2. This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and work placements.