Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care
Course Code: CHC50113 | CRICOS Code: 097779B

Faculty

Children Services

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

104 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC50113 | CRICOS Code: 097779B

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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.

To achieve this qualification, you must have completed mandatory 240 hours of work placement.

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS
No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND ACREDITATION
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

Course Duration/Fee

Course duration: 104 weeks
Course fee: AUD $24,000 (includes material/placement and enrolment Fee)
Enrolment fee: AUD $350

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Next Intake
4th January 20215th July 2021
5th April 202130th August 2021
17th May 20214th October 2021

*This course is available at Haymarket, Parramatta & Perth Campus.

Entry Requirement

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

International Student
1.  18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment
2.  Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
3.  IELTS Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 / TOEFL IBT 60 / PTE Academic 50 / CAE 169 / OET PASS/ GE Advanced Level/ MOI Certificate or equivalent or CERT IV level in Australian Qualification
4.  Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support
5. Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead College Admissions Officer
6. Must complete a Working with Children Check, National Police Check prior to work placement.
7.  Ability to undertake a mandatory 240 hour of ‘work placement’ in a regulated education and care service

Assessment

You will be assessed in the classroom and workplace. Assessments include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, written work, role play, presentation, work based project, and research projects

*Course also includes mandatory 240 hours of work placement

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

It is mandatory to complete work placement hours to be eligible for attainment of this qualification.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
An Early Childhood Centre Manager.

Essential Information

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING RPL/ CREDIT TRANSFER

Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT

USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES

Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION

Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you may progress to Bachelor of Education at University.

Units Of Competency

The CHC50113 Diploma Of Early Childhood Education And Care requires the completion of the following 28 Units (including 23 core and 5 electives).

  • At least 2 must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • Up to 3 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome
  • All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Core units 
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information before enrolling.

Elective units 
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCINM002Meet community information needs
CHCMGT003Lead the work team
CHCPOL002Develop and implement policy
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCSAC005Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBLED401Develop teams and individuals
BSBMGT605Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
PSPMNGT605BManage diversity

Related Qualifications

Application for Enrolment – International Students

Prospective students are required to complete and submit this duly filled form (Application for Enrolment – International Students) to Lead College Pty Ltd with the supporting documents as stated.

Notes:
1. Please read through the International Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures which can be found on our website at: https://leadcollege.edu.au or with an authorised agent of Lead College.

2. No enrolment will be processed unless this form is fully completed. You will need to sign the declaration at the end of this document to acknowledge your understanding and agreement of the enrolment conditions.

3. For more information on the eligibility requirements for the student visa processing, please visit the Australian
immigration website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

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