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CRICOS Course Code: 099092F
Duration: 104 weeks (80 weeks delivery plus 24 weeks term break)

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • scheduled hours for face to face classes (15 hours per week during term time)
  • scheduled hours for on-line learning (5 hours per week during term time)
  • additional self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion
  • 240 hours mandatory work placement

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 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.

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care consists of twenty-eight (28) units of competency, comprising 23 core units and 5 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units

CHCLEG001 

Work legally and ethically

CHCECE009 

Use an approved Learning framework to guide practice

HLTWHS003 

Maintain work health and safety

HLTAID004 

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

CHCECE002 

Ensure the health and safety of the children

CHCDIV002 

Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture safety

CHCECE001 

Develop culture competence

CHCECE003 

Provide care for children

CHCECE004 

Promote and provide healthy food drinks

CHCECE005 

Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007 

Develop positive and respectful relationship with children

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

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCECE026

Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Elective Units

CHCECE010

Support the holistic development of children in early childhood (

CHCECE013 

Use information about children to inform practice

HLTWHS001 

Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCHDIV001

Work with Diverse people

CHCMGT003

Lead the work team

Although there are no stated entry requirements in the CHC Training Package for entry into CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, international students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence the following published entry requirements as stated below:

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 with a pass of 60% in best four academic subjects

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 6.0 minimum (no lower than 5.5 in each band) or equivalent
  • No study gap

Students are required to complete 240 hours mandatory work placement to complete CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Students may request Australian Health and Management Institute to organise their work placement or they may find their own mandatory work placement. In the event the student has selected the work placement, Australian Health and Management Institute staff undertakes a work place suitability assessment prior to approval

All students are required to evidence the following documentation prior to undertaking mandatory work placement

  • Current and satisfactory police check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Graduates at this level will have skills for work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

Graduates at this level will have skills for work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

  • Early Childhood Educator in Long Day Care and Family Day Care
  • Authorised Supervisor (Children’s Services)
  • Children’s Services Coordinator
  • Centre Manager (Children’s Services)
  • Director/Manager (Children’s Services)
  • Program Leader (Children’s Services)
  • Family Day Care Field Worker/Officer

After successfully achieving CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, candidates may undertake CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Students that successfully complete all 28 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.

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