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Our CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a highly sought-after course to prepare individuals for higher-level roles in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector. This nationally recognised qualification will successfully prepare you to work in a wide variety of early childhood settings with children up to five years of age. You will gain important knowledge regarding the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children, how to support their rights and safety, and the wellbeing of infants.

After the successful completion of this diploma, you will be equipped with the skills to explore managerial roles in early childhood education and to plan and implement educational programs to facilitate children’s learning.

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Nationally Recognised

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally recognised course.

Practical Placement

Minimum of 240 hours that we can help you organise (working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students)

Delivery Mode
  • Classroom Based
  • Workplace
  • Distance Learning
  • Virtual/Blended
Course Duration

16 months

Entry Requirement

There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.

Working with Children Check required before undertaking Work Placement

Career Opportunities
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Director
  • Family Day Care Provider
  • Nanny
  • Preschool Assistant
  • Educational Leader
Education Pathways
  • Some universities offer degree programs in a related field of study where students may be eligible for some credit for completing the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding ((Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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Units

This course has 28 units of competency:

  • 23 core units
  • 5 elective units
Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services Core
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development Core
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment Elective
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Elective
CHCECE014 Comply with family day care administration requirements Elective
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