CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care


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This course intends to provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide support in development and care of children. Create educational and exciting experiences for young children.

Entry Requirements
  • Be at least 15 years of age or older and;
  • Have at least a year 8 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.

Delivery

Self-paced over 12 months. Course materials, assessment guidelines and activities will be delivered in a distance learning format. Written assessments will be submitted online.


Units of Competency
Total number of units = 28

  • 23 core units
  • 5 elective units, of which:
    • 3 units are pre-selected in the Compulsory Electives list
    • 2 must be selected from the Other Electives list

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

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 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
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Electives

Compulsory Electives

  • First Aid Cluster
    • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Other Electives

Select 2 from the following list:

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

 


Assessment Requirements

Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which will include assignments, short response, portfolio and work placement of 240 hours at a childcare centre facility.


Refund Policy and General Terms and Conditions

How to enrol

Interested applicants should contact our friendly team on 07 3373 8888.


Fees

Funding Available

Higher Level Skills – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment. To determine if you are eligible for funding, please refer to Higher Level Skills Funded Program Information Sheet.  Specific to this qualification, you also need to hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the construction industry to be eligible.  To apply for Higher Level Skills funding, please complete and submit the Application for Higher Level Skills Program Funding.  If you wish to apply as a concessional student, please complete and submit the Application for Concessional Student Status.

User Choice – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to fund apprenticeships and traineeships.  To determine if you are eligible for funding, please contact our Training Coordinator on 07 3373 8888.
Fees and Charges – Blended

Funding Type Non-Concessional Concessional
Fee for Service $4,650.00 Not applicable
Certificate 3 Guarantee $140.00 $70.00
User Choice $3,210 (approximate, determined by electives chosen) $1,285 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)

Recognition of Prior Learning is available, please call our office on 07 3373 8888.

 

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