A Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is suited to individuals with a passion for children and education.

Participants will be taught to implement the nationally-recognised curriculum for children in their care, support children’s development and provide care services.

Upon completion of the diploma, individuals may be able to be responsible for other volunteers and staff.

Successful completion of this qualification will achieve a Nationally Recognised Certificate.

Qualification NameDiploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113
Course Duration24 Months
Course DeliveryOnline
Blended Learning
Work PlacementParticipants must complete at least 240 hours. Participants must have the current immunisation record and Working with Children Check before commencing work placement.
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What you will learn

Job Prospects

Study Pathways

Entry Requirements

Participants are required to be competent in English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment (LLN) prior to commencing the training.

Course Structure

This is a nationally recognised qualification.

Participants need to complete 28 units of competency.
• 23 Core Units
• 5 Elective Units

CHCLEG001CoreWork legally and ethically
CHCECE001CoreDevelop cultural competence
CHCECE002CoreEnsure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003CoreProvide care for children
CHCECE004Core Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005CoreProvide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 CoreDevelop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 CoreUse an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016 CoreEstablish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 CoreFoster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 CoreNurture creativity in children
CHCECE019  CoreFacilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020 CoreEstablish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour 
CHCECE021 CoreImplement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 CorePromote children’s agency
CHCECE023 CoreAnalyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024CoreDesign and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025CoreEmbed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026CoreWork in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001CoreIdentify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 CoreProvide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002CorePromote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003CoreMaintain work health and safety
BSBLED401ElectiveDevelop teams and individuals
CHCPRP003ElectiveReflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003ElectiveLead the work team
BSBSUS501ElectiveDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
CHCDIV001Elective Work with diverse people

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required for students undertaking nationally recognised training (qualifications, accredited courses, skill sets and units of competency) unless exempt.

This includes international students studying in Australia. If you don’t have a USI you will not receive your qualification or statement of attainment.

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