Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Transforming Training

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 and evaluating 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:

Entrance requirements vary between providers.


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:

Upon successful completion students have responsibility for the supervision of other staff and volunteers, and in most Australian states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Darwin No info No
Darwin No info No Part time
Transforming Training is a Registered Training Organisation. It offers training in education support, early childhood studies, business and community services courses.

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