Our CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a highly sought-after course to prepare individuals for higher-level roles in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector. This nationally recognised qualification will successfully prepare you to work in a wide variety of early childhood settings with children up to five years of age. You will gain important knowledge regarding the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children, how to support their rights and safety, and the wellbeing of infants.

After the successful completion of this diploma, you will be equipped with the skills to explore managerial roles in early childhood education and to plan and implement educational programs to facilitate children’s learning.

Nationally Recognised

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally recognised course.

Practical Placement

Minimum of 240 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode
  • Classroom Based
  • Workplace
  • Distance Learning
  • Blended
Course Duration

16 months

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be required to complete an online language, literacy and numeracy test along with a pre-training review to assess suitability of the course and to determine any learning support needs.

Career Opportunities
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Director
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Nanny
  • Preschool Assistant
  • Educational Leader
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

The full fee of this course is $8400.

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding ((Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited in 2019, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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Unit Code Unit Name
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
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements
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