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l1logo  CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care   Back

CRICOS Course Code: 108235F
Duration/Fees: 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus 12 weeks term break)
  • Tuition Fee: $8,500
  • Material Fee: $1,100
  • Enrolment Fee: $330

Intake Dates
  • 31st January 2022,
  • 26th April 2022,
  • 18th July 2022,
  • 10th Octuber 2022,

  • 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:

  • Face to Face, Online and Self Study* Total of 20 hours per week.
  • 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)
  • * 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.

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care consists of fifteen units (15) units of competency, comprising 12 core units and 3 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units

BSBTWK502 

Manage team effectiveness

CHCECE041 

Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE042 

Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing

CHCECE043 

Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE044 

Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service

CHCECE045 

Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

CHCECE046 

Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE047 

Analyse information to inform children’s learning

CHCECE048 

Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum

CHCECE049 

Embed environmental responsibility in service operations

CHCECE050 

Work in partnership with children’s families

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective Units

CHCDIV003

Manage and promote diversity

CHCECE053 

Respond to grievances and complaints about the service

CHCINM002 

Meet community information needs

Although there are no stated entry requirements in the CHC Training Package for entry into CHC50121 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:

International Students

  • Must be 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment
  • 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 CHC50121 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 CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, candidates may undertake CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Students that successfully complete all 15 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CHC50121 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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