Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

This program provides learners with skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. If you work in or wish to pursue a career within the child care industry, or take the next step in your current early childhood career, this is the course for you. This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings such as Room leader/lead educator, Centre manager/director, Area manager etc.

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and care comprises 28 units of competency.

Training is delivered in a blended mode classroom based delivery (one day per fortnight) which is trainer led combined with self-paced learning and periodic visits in the workplace.

Purpose:

This program provides learners with skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. If you work in or wish to pursue a career within the child care industry, or take the next step in your current early childhood career, this is the course for you. This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings such as Room leader/lead educator, Centre manager/director, Area manager etc.

Course Name:

CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Code:

CHC50113

Course Duration:

12 months

Description:

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and care comprises 28 units of competency.
Training is delivered in a blended mode classroom based delivery (one day per fortnight) which is trainer led combined with self-paced learning and periodic visits in the workplace.

Assessment:

The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, response to case studies and feedback from supervisors. The following assessment methods will be used throughout your learning to assess competency:

  • Demonstration / Role-Play.
  • Written Report / Case Study / Journal.
  • Project.
  • Knowledge Test.
  • Workplace Supervisor Report.

Entry Requirements:

All students will need to have a current Working with Children check to be able to undertake the practical component of this training.
This course has been designed with the target client being an existing worker in the child care sector. The assessment model and timeframe assumes that the student has an existing workplace to apply context and has some experience.

Qualification Requirements:

N/A