The Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care will give you the knowledge you need to design and implement a curriculum as a lead educator in the Early Childhood Industry
This course meets the education requirements to begin your career in any of the following job roles;
- Early Childhood Lead educator
- Playgroup Supervisor
- Family Day care educator/Coordinator
- Childhood Educator
- Recreation Assistant
- Nanny and Mobile Assistant
- Assistant Centre Manager / Centre Manager
You can work in a range of early childhood education settings including long day care, family day care, occasional care, school age care and more.
This Early Childhood course has been designed in consultation with a variety of industry experts from the childcare and Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) facilities to ensure the skills gained are what employers are looking for
Nationally Recognised Training
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The Diploma in Early Childhood Education qualification is recognised in all states and territories in Australia.
Practical Work Placement
We Assist With Work Placement
Your trainer will be in discussion with you to find the most convenient centre and foster the relationship between you and the provider.
As part of our local Perth support to students, your trainer will schedule multiple visits throughout the duration of your course.
It's you and your trainer
Direct contact with your trainer via mobile which allows you to SMS, email or call your trainer personally anytime you need.
Work placement comprises of 240 hours as a practical student in the workplace at an approved "Long Daycare Centre". As a student, this is a volunteer work placement and we recommend a minimum of three days per week, this can be varied to accommodate your availability. Hours are based on a normal work day of between 7.5 to 8.5 hours depending on location. Once your days/hours are agreed you will continue until your work placement hours are completed and you have been deemed competent in the course components.
The units are completed as groups of study. This enhances the study pathway by clustering relevant units into groups and reduces the complexity and repetition of assessments.
|Course Unit of Study|
|HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically|
|CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence|
|CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE003 Provide care for children|
|CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development|
|CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services|
|CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals|
|BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment|
|CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCINM002 Meet community information needs|
|BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence|
|St John Ambulance delivered Unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. Note this unit of study is completed with St John Ambulance. This is included in your course at no additional fee. RRP $199 This unit requires 3 hours online study and 1 Day Attendance at St John Ambulance Training Centre. Locations include Perth CBD, Bassendean, Belmont, Booragoon, Fremantle, Joondalup, Kelmscott, Mandurah, Osborne Park and Rockingham. Regional locations are available, contact us for details.|
Using a variety of methods and submitted via the online student portal
There is no minimum time limit to complete the course.
We offer payment plans to get you moving towards your future.
The Diploma Early Childhood Education and Care study manuals are packed with high quality content. Plenty of visuals and practice exercises keep the study varied and interesting. Access to a team of qualified trainers ensures you get the most out of the materials. PDF manuals are included with each course, in addition you can purchase hard copies for a small fee.
Google Apps – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs & More
Student ID & Email with Full Google Apps
Did you know? Many of the units for the Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care are included in the Certificate IV School Age Education and Care which will widen your job role options, and shorten your overall qualification study time when you complete the two consecutively.
Danielle is one of our Early Childhood Education and Care professionals that prides herself in educating people towards a better future. Danielle has nationally recognised qualifications and has worked in the early childhood vocation in a variety of settings for over seven years.
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