The program is delivered over 52 weeks
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.
Participants must be aged 18 or above
Provide an Australian Year 12 certificate
Successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate (AQF) IV or higher (where the language of instruction is English)
Successful completion at above Exit Level 3 of the literacy and numeracy assessment using the LLN Robot (The Learning Resources Group) in both reading and numeracy
Completion of The Health Arts College “Assessment of Prior Skills & Knowledge” assessment.
Students studying the course will be required to undertake National Police check and Working with Children Check before commencing work placement.
There are no pre-requisites for this qualification
Pathways into the Qualification
After achieving CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, learners may undertake:
Occupational titles for these workers may include:
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|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|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice|
Classroom based training sessions to develop the knowledge and theoretical understandings required and practical sessions to develop skills.
Students must complete 240 hours in one or more regulated education and care service. A Work Placement Agreement must be in place prior to commencement of Practical Placement.
For the current delivery location/s of this course please contact us.
The assessment process includes the gathering of evidence to demonstrate the student’s competence. Students are assessed using written questions, case studies, projects and practical demonstration.
Students are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge as outlined in the Work Placement Assessment Tasks
THA offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer to students through the enrolment process.
At the successful completion of the course students will be awarded with the "Testamur" and a "Record of Results" which provides detailed Units of Competency completed in the course.
At the Partial Completion of the course students will be awarded with a "Statement of Attainment" which will detail only the Units of Competency that student has achieved competency from the course. Work placement Assessment Tasks must be successfully completed with the associated units
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care is a VET Student Loan approved course. A loan cap of $10,000 is available to eligible applicants to assist with Tuition fee. Please refer to VET Student Loan page for more information about Tuition fees, eligibility requirements and how to apply for a VET Student Loan.