|Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
|Face to face, online and blended
Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators. Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens. To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
Entry RequirementsIndividuals wishing to enrol in this qualification must hold.
CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be delivered over a period of 52 weeks equating to 12 months. The Volume of Learning for this qualification is 1685 hours which includes:
Further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
Successful graduates upon completion of this program may seek employment opportunities in the following roles:
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