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.

Qualification NameDiploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)
Course Duration24 Months
Course DeliveryClassroom Based
Work PlacementParticipants must complete at least 240 hours
Course FeeEnquire Now for further information

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

UnitCore/ElectiveDescription
CHCLEG001 CoreWork legally and ethically
CHCECE001 Core Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Core Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Core Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Core Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Core Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Core Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Core Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016 Core Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 Core Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Core Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019  Core Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020 Core Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour 
CHCECE021 Core Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 Core Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023 Core Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024 Core Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025 Core Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026 Core Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001 Core Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004  Core Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002 Core Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003 Core Maintain work health and safety
BSBLED401 ElectiveDevelop teams and individuals
CHCPRP003 Elective Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003 Elective Lead the work team
BSBSUS501 Elective Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
CHCDIV001 Elective 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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