Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CHC50113

Course Description

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood and 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.

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

Education and Work Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake studies at a higher education level. This course is a pathway into Bachelor of Education.

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

  • Children’s services coordinator
  • Family Day Care Coordinator
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Team Leader
  • Playgroup Coordinator
  • Assistant Director of Early Childhood services

Locations

  • 6 Fetherstone Street, Bankstown NSW 2200
  • 22 Russell St, Morley WA 6062
  • 26 Edgar Street, Bowen Hills, Queensland
  • Level 2, 398 Chapel Road, Bankstown NSW 2200
  • L4/403 32 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • 88 Ricketts Road, Mount Wavwrley VIC 3149

Fees

Please contact us on 1300 827 188 for information on fees, funding and payment plan options. Fees include all books and materials.

 

Code CHC 50113
Prerequisites None
Duration 80 Weeks
240 hours of work placement
Terms 8
Assessments Case Study
Role Play
Projects
Short answer
Delivery Mode Classroom Based Training
work placement
Entry Requirements Candidates must be18 years old at the time of enrolment.

How to enrol

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We appreciate that choosing the right course is important. If you would like to discuss your career or course contact us on 1300 827 188 or send us an email to info@futureacademy.edu.au with your queries.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this qualification, and all students will be offered this option upon enrolment into the course. Please talk to one of our support officers for further information.

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Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements (LLN)

We recognise that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you should sit for our LLN assessment before enrolment.

Support Services

During your studies with Future Academy, you will have access to a comprehensive range of support services.

Course Structure

Twenty eight Units (23) core and (5) elective units are required for the award of the CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Community Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at Future Academy

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services Core
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development Core
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse people Elective
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements Elective
CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice Elective
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy Elective
Disclaimer
Future Academy does NOT guarantee that: –
  • A learner will successfully complete the course. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency.
  •  A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of Future Academy.
  •  A learner will obtain a qualification or a statement of attainment without successfully completing the assessments.