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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care


Take on a senior role in the childcare sector in Australia!

This Diploma course is suitable for early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. They will implement an approved learning framework within the mandates of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

The early childhood education sector is one of the fastest growing in the country and there are plenty of opportunities available for qualified workers, with over 50,000 new jobs expected to open up in the next five years.

  • Course Code: CHC50113
  • Course Name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Course Delivery : Classroom and Blended modes of delivery
  • AQF Level : Level 5 - Diploma
  • Provided By :
    Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
The CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is nationally accredited and is suited to early childhood educators who wish to work with very young children.

The total tuition cost for the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is AUD $24,000 for international students.

The total planned duration of the course is 24 months including Practical Placement.

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care has a total of 28 units :

  • 23 core units
  • 5 elective units

CORE UNITS

CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE022Promote children's agency
CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Elective Units

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCECE012Support children to connect with their world

Delivery for International students is through the Classroom and Blended Modes. There is also a practical placement component.

Those who have successfully completed this course can work as a Childhood Education Manager or an Outside School Hours Coordinator within an early childhood sector.

Some other potential jobs the graduates can obtain employment in are as Early childhood educators, Family day care educators, Before and after school hours' care coordinators and Service director/ program managers/ educational leaders.

International students should have:

• A satisfactory English Proficiency: A minimum IELTS overall score of 6 (Academic) with no band less than 6 or equivalent
• Satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
• Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 4 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:

• Current satisfactory Australian National Police clearance / AFP/ NCC and WWCC
• IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization requirements before the professional experience placement start date

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfill these requirements then please declare in your course application.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Face to face Delivery

Perth

Feb 05, 2018
Mar 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 07, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020
 

Note: Information provided as a guide only. The units taken into account may vary depending on the course provider. Please contact us for specific information on units and credit transfers.

 

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