The Gordon

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113

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 The Gordon

  • $3,441*

    + $375 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In class

    • TBA

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

  • $10,472*

    + $375 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In class

    • TBA

    • Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

    • In class

    In class Full time (2 years), Part time (4 years)

*Verified June 16, 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
Year 12, Interview, Relevant employment, Information session, 17 years old

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

Course Overview

Do you love interacting with young children, and would like to be involved in their early development, education and care?

This course will equip you with skills and knowledge to develop, evaluate and implement programs for babies, infants, pre-school and school-age children in a variety of settings.

The course involves both theory and practical childcare training and assessment at a senior level.

  • Child Care Worker

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with The Gordon, 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.

  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
    BSBINN502

  • Develop teams and individuals
    BSBLED401

  • Provide leadership across the organisation
    BSBMGT605

  • Analyse and present research information
    BSBRES401

  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    BSBSUS501

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Meet community information needs
    CHCINM002

  • Lead the work team
    CHCMGT003

  • Develop and implement policy
    CHCPOL002

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care
    CHCSAC005

  • Manage diversity
    PSPMNGT605B

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
278
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions