This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. They support children’s wellbeing, and development in the context of an approved learning framework.
The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 17 units comprising of fifteen (15) core units and two (2) elective units.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need a minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students must hold a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) or a state equivalent, and proof of a COVID-19 vaccination before participating in practical placement.
Units in this Qualification
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity||Core|
|CHCECE031||Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers||Core|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||Core|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||Core|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children||Core|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||Core|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment||Core|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice||Core|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures||Core|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care||Core|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children’s education and care||Core|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||Core|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Elective|
|HLTFSE001||Follow basic food safety practices||Elective|