Australian Catholic University

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113

Brisbane, Ballarat, Melbourne

This diploma equips you for a supervisory or operational role in early childhood education with the skills and knowledge to design and implement curriculum within an approved learning framework.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with Australian Catholic University

  • $5,750*

    + $200 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Ballarat

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Melbourne

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • $12,000*

    + $200 fees

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  • Full price

    QLD

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Brisbane

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

*Verified June 26, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
Yes. Check with provider.

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Child Care Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with Australian Catholic University, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 28 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

23 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Develop cultural competence
    CHCECE001

  • Ensure the health and safety of children
    CHCECE002

  • Provide care for children
    CHCECE003

  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    CHCECE004

  • Provide care for babies and toddlers
    CHCECE005

  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
    CHCECE007

  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    CHCECE009

  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
    CHCECE016

  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
    CHCECE017

  • Nurture creativity in children
    CHCECE018

  • Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
    CHCECE019

  • Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
    CHCECE020

  • Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
    CHCECE021

  • Promote children's agency
    CHCECE022

  • Analyse information to inform learning
    CHCECE023

  • Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
    CHCECE024

  • Embed sustainable practices in service operations
    CHCECE025

  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
    CHCECE026

  • Work legally and ethically
    CHCLEG001

  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCPRT001

  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    HLTAID004

  • Maintain work health and safety
    HLTWHS003

Elective Units

5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    CHCECE010

  • Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
    CHCECE011

  • Use information about children to inform practice
    CHCECE013

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

Course Provider

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a not-for-profit university that's open to people of all beliefs as well as international students.

Learning is anchored under four main faculties - Learning is Education and Arts - Law and Business - Health Sciences - Theology and Philosophy

ACU has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield. It also has a learning centre in Rome, Italy.

Registered
1996
Courses
15
Provider Type
Religious
Restrictions

No Restrictions