Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 12-14 months, including 240 hours of work placement in a regulated childcare facility.

Qualification AQF Level

Diploma

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 28 units comprising of twenty-three (23) core units and five (5) elective units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need a high level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students must hold a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) or a state equivalent, before participating in practical placement.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically 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
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
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team Elective
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment Elective
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Elective

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  2. Outside School Hours Coordinator

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