CRICOS Course Code0102065
This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.auThe latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
International Institute of Education has the following entry requirements:
International students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12. (*see IIE international academic admission guide for academic entry requirement)
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
- Successful completion of an English Placement Test.
Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks, 120 hours of work placement (to be completed during the holiday breaks) and 12 weeks of holidays. Holidays are 3 weeks per term with 30 hours of each term break required for the work placement component.
Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater to a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.
The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE011||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in work health and safety|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care setting|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:
- Supervisor reports
- Report writing
- Questioning (oral or written)
At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.iie.edu.au
For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.
If course credit is granted following the issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.
120 hours of vocational placement required
- 15hrs face to face classroom-based
- 5 Hrs. Online Via Online Learning System
IIE Main Campus at S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment as an educator in a range of early childhood education and care settings.