TAFE Now

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 TAFE Now

  • $4,970*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (30 months)

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    Online Self paced (30 months)

  • $7,500*

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  • Full price

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  • Online

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (30 months)

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    Online Self paced (30 months)

*Verified March 3, 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
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
240 hours

Course Overview

Learn to work in a range of early childhood education & care settings and to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards.

Gain experience and knowledge in designing and implementing curricula in early childhood education and care services - supporting children’s well being, learning and development. Once qualified, you may have responsibility for supervision of staff and volunteers in a variety of workplaces, including preschools, family day care, long day care or out-of-school hours care services.

  • Child Care Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with TAFE Now, 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 within a relevant legal and ethical framework
    CHCCS400C

  • 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
    CHCORG428A

  • Manage a community sector organisation
    CHCORG614C

  • Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
    HLTHIR404D

Course Provider

TAFE Now has 16 campuses and 2500 staff. North Coast TAFE, having been shaped by the communities it has served since 1928, created TAFEnow in 2012 to enable students to study whenever and wherever. While our home is a 700 kilometre stretch of hinterland from Great Lakes in the south, to Kingscliff (near the Queensland border) in the north we are fast building a solid reputation, nationally and globally, for our online and flexible delivery options.

Registered
1999
Courses
650
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions