Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care - CHC50113


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.


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.

Related Careers:

Early Childhood Educator, Nanny,
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Canberra No info Yes
Canberra No info
Chermside No info Yes
Goulburn No info
Melton No info Yes
Penrith No info
Sydney No info Yes
Sydney No info
Aspley No info Yes
Aspley No info
Rockhampton No info
St Leonards No info Yes
Burleigh Heads No info
Eight Mile Plains No info Yes
Eight Mile Plains No info
Geelong No info Yes
Geelong No info
Goulburn No info Yes
Melbourne No info
Penrith No info Yes
Sutherland No info
Armidale No info Yes
Armidale No info
Perth No info
Cairns No info Yes
Cairns No info
Burleigh Heads No info Yes
Dubbo No info
Mackay No info Yes
Mackay No info
Maroochydore No info Yes
Maroochydore No info
Melbourne No info Yes
Rosehill No info
Sutherland No info Yes
Alice Springs No info
Orange No info
Brisbane No info Yes
Brisbane No info
Dee Why No info Yes
Dee Why No info
Dubbo No info Yes
Lismore No info
Nowra No info Yes
Nowra No info
Pakenham No info Yes
Pakenham No info
Rosehill No info Yes
Surfers Paradise No info
Alice Springs No info Yes
Nuriootpa No info Yes
Nuriootpa No info
Darwin No info Yes
Darwin No info
Launceston No info Yes
Launceston No info
Lismore No info Yes
North Sydney No info
Singleton No info Yes
Singleton No info
Sunbury No info Yes
Sunbury No info
Surfers Paradise No info Yes
Wollongong No info
Ballarat No info
Cronulla No info Yes
Cronulla No info
Ipswich No info Yes
Ipswich No info
North Ryde No info Yes
North Ryde No info
North Sydney No info Yes
Shepparton No info
Tweed Heads No info Yes
Tweed Heads No info
Wagga Wagga No info Yes
Wagga Wagga No info
Wollongong No info Yes
Ballarat No info Yes
Coffs Harbour No info
Hobart No info Yes
Hobart No info
Newcastle No info Yes
Newcastle No info
Richmond No info Yes
Richmond No info
Shepparton No info Yes
Townsville No info
Bega No info Yes
Bega No info
Bendigo No info Yes
Bendigo No info
Albury No info
Coffs Harbour No info Yes
Griffith No info
Mildura No info Yes
Mildura No info
Port Macquarie No info Yes
Port Macquarie No info
Toowoomba No info Yes
Toowoomba No info
Townsville No info Yes
Bathurst No info
St Leonards No info
Mawson Lakes No info Yes
Mawson Lakes No info
Albury No info Yes
Chermside No info
Griffith No info Yes
Melton No info
Port Augusta West No info Yes
Port Augusta West No info
Tamworth No info Yes
Tamworth No info
Ballina No info Yes
Ballina No info
Bathurst No info Yes
Campbelltown No info Yes
Campbelltown No info
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