CHC50113 (CRICOS Course Code 097644F)

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course At A Glance

Course Duration
98 Weeks
Study Mode
On Campus
Campus Location
Brisbane
Start Date
Contact us for various intake & start dates
Student Type
International
Vocational Placement
360 Hours

Passionate about enhancing and influencing the lives of young children? Early childhood teaching is a highly respected and sort after qualification. This qualification gives you the knowledge to perform work-supporting children’s wellbeing, learning and development in early learning centres and junior primary classes.

This course prepares students with both the practical and theoretical skills to work in a variety of disciplines including; day care, preschool, integrated child and family services, and early intervention services.

To work in childcare you must have, or be actively working towards, at least a Certificate III Qualification.

The Education and Care Services National Regulations state under Section 126: Centre-based services – The qualification requirements for educators at center-based services for children preschool age or under are – at least 50 per cent of the educators who are required to meet the relevant educator to child ratios for the service must have, or be actively working towards, at least an approved diploma level education and care qualification.  Section 128: Family Day Care coordinator qualifications state: A family day care coordinator must have an approved diploma level education and care qualification.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

There are no prerequistites for international students to enter into this course but they must meet academic and english entry requirements.

Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

Where English is not the official language in the country of where students are currently residing, evidence of a valid IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or any equivalent must be provided. Students will also complete an online English level placement test prior to enrolment.

What You'll Learn

• Work with other staff to ensure a safe environment is created within the team, understanding and developing cultural • competence and maintain work health and safety
• Provide care for children, babies and toddlers while creating a positive and respectful relationships with children
• Use and approved learning framework to guide practice to support children to connect with their world while you establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
• Facilitate compliance in an education and care services, establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour and implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
• Analyse information to inform learning and design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

Course Outline

• 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 wellbeing of the child in early childhood
• CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
• CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
• 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
• 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
• CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
• CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
• CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people
• CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
• CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice

Assessment

Students will be assessed through the following general methods of assessment that may apply for each unit. Each of the selected methods must be completed/deemed satisfactory, as each method is only a partial completion.
• Knowledge Questions
• Case Study
• Vocational Placement Log Book

Vocational Placement

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course includes 360 hours of professional work placement to be completed.

Vocational placement helps you prepare for the real world with real-life skills. For more information on work placement, including or support services that we are able to offer, please feel free to contact us or talk to your course advisor at Axis Institute today.

Possible Career Outcomes

• Early Childhood Educator
• Early Childhood Centre Manager

Payment Options

Axis Institute has a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suitable to your financial situation. Course fees can be paid by in person, by phone, internet banking, or credit card.

Fee for Service

• Option 1 Upfront 100% Payment.
You can pay course fees in full upfront through your own pocket either through direct debit or credit card. A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account. We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

• Options 2 Payment Plan
You can pay course fees through convenient instalments weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per every semester. Terms and conditions apply.

• Options 3 Direct Debit
A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account.

• Options 4 Credit Card
We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

Enquire Today

Take the next step and enquire today at info@axisinstitute.edu.au or call us on 07 2102 3553.