CHC50121

Diploma of
Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50121

Diploma of
Early Childhood Education and Care

Offering Domestic Students
Course Level Diploma
Govt. Funding For eligible students

What You Will Learn

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

To achieve this diploma CHC50121, 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. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

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. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.

Course Summary

Educators in early childhood education and care workers work in regulated children’s education and care services.

Industry : Childcare
Duration : 12 Months
Sessions : 1 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

Education & Career Outcome

Career Outcome

Once you have successfully completed the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you can apply for jobs within the childcare industry which may include:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care
  • Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Play Group Coordinator
Education Pathways

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

  • CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management*
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care*

 

*Programs are not offered by Angel Institute.

Course Summary

Educators in early childhood education and care workers work in regulated children’s education and care services.

Industry : Childcare
Duration : 12 Months
Sessions : 1 session per week
Certificate : Yes
* Government funding available

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Skills First Funding Program

Government Funding Available

Skills First Funding Program

Government Funding Available

If you are an Australian, New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia, you might be eligible for funding under the Skills First Program.

Even if you aren’t eligible, you might be able to get an exemption that allows you do Skills First training.

There are also some Skills First courses where some of the eligibility criteria don’t apply or where you might be able to get your training for free or at a lower cost.

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CHC50121 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Structure

Total Units of Competency:

The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care requires the completion of the following 15 units (including 12 core and 3 electives).

Pre-requisites

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

  • Hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Placement Arrangements

This course requires students to complete a minimum of 280 hours of work placement. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, Angel Institute will provide assistance and support where needed. Placement will be completed under the supervision of the center’s supervisor. Work placement assessment task needs to be completed for each unit which has a placement component

Training Arrangements

AIE ensures that you have a mixture of practical and theoretical components, and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments will be regularly simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. Homework tasks may include research, readings from related textbooks and continuing to work on assessment tasks.

Assessment Arrangements

There are a variety of assessment methods used for this qualification including:

  • Written questions
  • Observations
  • Portfolios
  • Research

Delivery Method:

Real Time Virtual Classroom.

Duration:

12 months

Location:

Real-Time Virtual Classroom Delivery – Training is conducted online through our learning management system

IT Specifications:

You need a computer or device with at least 8GB of RAM and a processor running at 1.5GHz or faster.

Ensure a stable connection with a minimum download speed of 2MBPS and an upload speed of 0.5MBPS.

You should have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat installed.

Your operating system should be Microsoft Windows 8 or newer, or Mac OS version 10 or newer.

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Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students are must be at least 18 years of age.
  • To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Angel Institute will conduct a Pre-Training Review.
  • Required to complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment, administered by and to the satisfaction of Angel Institute.

Unit Details

CodeUnit TitleType
BSBTWK502Manage team effectivenessCore
CHCECE041Maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCore
CHCECE042Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeingCore
CHCECE043Nurture creativity in childrenCore
CHCECE044Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care serviceCore
CHCECE045Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in childrenCore
CHCECE046Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCore
CHCECE047Analyse information to inform children’s learningCore
CHCECE048Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculumCore
CHCECE049Embed environmental responsibility in service operationsCore
CHCECE050Work in partnership with children’s familiesCore
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCore
CHCECE053Respond to grievances and complaints about the serviceElective
CHCDIV003Manage and promote diversityElective
CHCPOL002Develop and Implement policyElective

Tuition Fees

Government Funded Students
(Eligibility Criteria Applies for skills first funding)

Cost: $0

Full Fee paying Students.

Cost: $8000

Course Outline

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