CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will enable you to expand your work opportunities in the child care area to roles as:• Early childhood educator• Child development worker• Children’s advisor• Supervisor, manager, coordinator, director or team leader in a children’s services agency.
In our course you will learn how to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services in accordance with licensing, regulatory and duty of care requirements. In most states it is the highest qualification required for a career as a Director or Service Manager for a centre-based care.

• Classroom and practical placement components
• Delivered face-to-face, at one day per week for 95 weeks along with 8 hours per week of research and project work and 6 hours per week of Workplace Tasks Applications
• Minimum of 240 hours of placement with a registered Early Education & Care Facility

• Applicants will be required to undertake a pre-training review
• Current Working with Children check
• Current Police Check

For students who have previously completed a Nationally Accredited course maybe eligible to receive credit towards the course.
RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this Diploma in Early Childhood Education course. During the enrolment process a potential Learner may discuss any prior evidence before commencing training to determine if they are eligible for RPL. An additional fee for this service will be discussed with you upon application.

• Fully equipped classroom (including projector, whiteboard, internet access, tea and coffee faculties);
• Learner and facilitator guides;
• Lesson plans;
• Relevant policies, procedures, legislative and regulatory materials;
• Laptops;
• Free Wi-Fi access;
• Guest speakers;
• PowerPoint presentations;
• Assessment handouts;
• Access to the local Council library;
• Educational posters located around the classroom for student reference;
• Library or access to learning resources;
• Student mentoring, if requested or required, to help her/him to meet competency and learning requirements;
• Encouragement of establishing study support groups;
• Senior student buddy mentoring and;
• Assistance provided for people with disability including wheelchair access, access to welfare services, large learning spaces.

Course Outline

28 Units of Competency – 23 core and 5 elective

Core Modules

CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
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 wellbeing 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 behaviour
CHCECE021
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022
​Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023
​​Analyse 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 for children
CHCPRT001
​​Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004
​​​Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002
​​​​Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003
​​​​Maintain work health and safety

Elective Modules

CHCECE010
​Support the holistic development of children
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCECE012
Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCPOL002
Develop and implement policy

Fees

For eligible student students, State Government Funding is available through the Skills First Program.
For full fee paying students, payments plans maybe available

Enrolment (up-front fee): $275.00 (includes $25.00 GST)
Government Subsidised fee: $11,952.00 (includes $1,086.55 GST)
Fee for service: $12,227.00 (includes $1,111.55 GST)

* Replacement of lost learner resources will incur a replacement fee
* A payment of AUD$20 may be required for the issuing of official academic transcript

How to apply

To apply for enrolment in this course please contact VASS College of Vocational Education below or feel free to come meet us in person. Our staff would love to talk with you about your study goals to determine the best course for you.

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