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.
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: 104 weeks
Enrolment fee: AUD $350
Tuition fee: AUD $23,000
Material fee: AUD $1,000
CRICOS: AUD $24,000
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
- Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age.
- Australian equivalent year 12.
- Academic Qualification: Year 12 with a pass of 65% in best Four academic subjects
- To have the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 5.5 with a score not lower than 5.0 in each module for all Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma level programs, or AQF Certificate III or equivalent level qualifications or TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 42 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent.
- Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support.
Face to face
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations and observations.
*Course also includes mandatory 240 hours of work placement
Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive a certificate. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.
This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
An Early Childhood Centre Manager.
Recognition is available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training in related areas. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
After completing CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you may progress to Bachelor of Education at University.
|Core Units – 23|
|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|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|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|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|Electives – 5|
|CHCINM002||Meet community information needs|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals|