WSTC Course

CRICOS 0101840 | CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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Course Info

Estimated Duration: 100 Weeks (Full-time)
Course Level: Diploma
Delivery Mode: This program is delivered in 15 hours face-to-face on campus and 5 hours online

CRICOS 0101840 | CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification reflects early childhood educators responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. 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 the supervision of volunteers or other staff.

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Preferably year 12 or equivalent
  • Possess IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Access to computer with internet connection
  • Have Unique Student Identifier (USI), if you do not have USI yet click here https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi
  • Able to provide a Police Check with no disclosure
  • Able to provide a Working with Children Check
  • Able to complete a First Aid Course (HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting)
  • Able to complete 350 Hours of work placement
  • Able to maintain satisfactory course progress.
Code Title
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Safety
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
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
*HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people (Elective)
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs (Elective)
BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information (Elective)
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability (Elective)
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy (Elective)

The following employment pathways to students who complete this qualification include:

  • Early childhood educator
  • Day care educator
  • School age care coordinator
  • Family day care coordinator
  • Nanny