CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CRICOS Course Code 0102066

Early-Childhood-Education
Australian_Qualifications_Framework
Course Features
Duration- 78 week
Language- English
Assessments- Yes
Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)
Course fees: Total cost is AUD $15000
Material Fees: AUD $500

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:

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC30113

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.
  • 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
  • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; 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 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks, 240 hours of work placement (to be completed during the holiday breaks) and 12 weeks of holidays. Holidays are 3 weeks per term. Holidays are 3 weeks per term with 42 hours of each term break (except for the last term break where the amount is 40) 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 for 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.

Core Units

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
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and well being of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behavior
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023 Analyses information to inform learning
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care children
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
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Electives Units

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedure for sustainability
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Projects
  • Observations
  • Portfolios
  • Supervisor reports
  • Presentations
  • 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 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.

240 hours of vocational placement required

  • 15hrs face to face classroom based at IIE Main Campus
  • S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
  • 5 Hrs. Online Via Online Learning System

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment as an educator in a range of early childhood education and care settings.

IIE Main Campus

S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Phone: 0061(02)88972125
Email: info@iie.edu.au | admission@iie.edu.au | international@iie.edu.au
Web: www.iie.edu.au