Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care - CHC50113

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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.

Structure:

28 units: 23 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Undertake research activities; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; Identify and respond to children and young people at risk; Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Develop teams and individuals; Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development; Develop and implement policy; Promote and provide healthy food and drinks; Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children; Provide care for babies and toddlers; Provide mentoring support to colleagues; Manage diversity; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children; Facilitate compliance in an education and care service; Ensure the health and safety of children; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Nurture creativity in children; Provide leadership in community services delivery; Develop cultural competence; Build and sustain an innovative work environment; Maintain work health and safety; Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood; Meet information needs of the community; Promote children's agency; Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour; Use an approved learning framework to guide practice; Analyse information to inform learning; Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children; Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting; Provide care for children; Embed sustainable practices in service operations; Develop positive and respectful relationships with children; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; Manage a community sector organisation; Coordinate the work environment

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Related Careers:

Early Childhood Educator, Nanny,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CDU Sydney No info
Casuarina No info No
Jabiru Centre No info No
Katherine Rural No info
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Katherine Town Centre No info No
CDU Melbourne No info
Nhulunbuy Campus No info No
Alice Springs No info No
Palmerston No info No
Tennant Creek Centre No info No
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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