Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Benchmark College

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Structure:

28 units: 23 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Develop cultural competence; Ensure the health and safety of children; Provide care for children; Promote and provide healthy food and drinks; Provide care for babies and toddlers; Develop positive and respectful relationships with children; Nurture creativity in children; plus more. Electives: Develop teams and individuals; Meet information needs of the community; Provide mentoring support to colleagues; Undertake research activities; plus more.

Further information:

Students who cannot read and write documents to the level needed will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the skills required. Applicants are given preference who: Have a T-Major in English in Year 12 or equivalent; can provide verified evidence of work experience in the children's services/community services area; or can provide evidence of previous study within the children's services sector.

Related Careers:

Early Childhood Educator, Nanny,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney Yes Full time 1 year
Penrith Yes Full time 1 year
Penrith Full time 1 year
Penrith No Full time 1 year
Sydney
Sydney No
Penrith
Penrith Yes
Sydney Full time 1 year
Penrith No
Sydney Yes
Sydney No Full time 1 year
Benchmark College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 90274) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. Benchmark College offers 15 courses across 3 study fields. Benchmark College courses are offered in 2 locations. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about Benchmark College you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the Benchmark College website directly at http://www.benchmark.edu.au.

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