Become a fully qualified early childhood educator and develop skills in providing activities and care to children. You’ll learn to facilitate learning and play in order to enable children to achieve developmental outcomes
To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.
Various locations across Qld
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Students are also required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment.
These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check - Working with Children Check & Police Check required for industry work placement.
This Course is subsidised under the 2023-2024 Queensland VET Investment Plan administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).
To be eligible to enrol in the Higher Level Skills Program, prospective participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
(In addition to the standard eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participation in certain subsidised qualifications. Any additional eligibility requirements will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the Queensland Training Subsidies List.)
|QUALIFICATION CODE AND NAME
|NON – CONCESSIONAL STUDENTS
|CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
|$2.00 PER UNIT,
|$1.00 PER UNIT,
Co-contribution Fee represents the total non-government subsidised portion of essential training costs for the participant to undertake the qualification. This fee includes total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification.
This course has 15 units of competency:
|Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
|Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing
|Nurture creativity in children
|Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service
|Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
|Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
|Analyse information to inform children’s learning
|Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
|Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
|Work in partnership with children’s families
|Reflect on and improve own professional practice
|Manage team effectiveness
|Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes
|Plan service and supports for children and families
|Respond to grievances and complaints about the service