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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113

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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 Open Colleges

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How it works

Entry Requirements
18 years old, Year 10, Certificate II or higher

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
Case Studies, logbook, practical assessments, quiz, workplace assessments
Work Placement
240 hours

Course Overview

This course will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor or management role in early childhood education and care.

This course will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor or management role in child care, preparing you to establish a safe and healthy environment, and design and evaluate programs and care routines for children.

  • Child Care Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with Open Colleges, 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.

  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    BSBSUS501

  • Comply with family day care administration requirements
    CHCECE014

  • Attend to daily functions in home based child care
    CHCECE015

  • Lead the work team
    CHCMGT003

  • Develop and implement policy
    CHCPOL002

Course Provider

Open Colleges has been delivering quality education for over 100 years. During this time, we have honed our unique learning model to become Australia’s leader in online learning. We’ve achieved this by continuously evolving our approach to meet the needs of our learners by offering flexible, accessible, affordable and supportive courses.

So far, we’ve have helped over 700,000 people gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. All of us at Open Colleges put the student at the centre of everything we do, whether that’s helping you find the right course, designing a new course, making improvements to our online campus or giving you the support you need to reach your goals.

Registered
2002
Courses
50
Provider Type
Private
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