The CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification is suited to the role of childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. You will be required to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards.
This course teaches you the skills and knowledge to provide appropriate education and care to children. You may choose to work under direct supervision or autonomously and may also be required to supervise others. Students who have successfully completed Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care will receive advance standing for this course.
|Duration :||52 weeks|
|Amount of Training :||1250 Hours|
|AQF Level :||5|
|CRICOS Code :||108093D|
|Course Delivery :||On campus and Blended|
|Campuses :||Melbourne, Sydney, Perth|
|Organisation delivering the program :||Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)|
|Organisation issuing certification :||Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)|
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15 units of competency are required for this qualification.
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCECE042||Foster holistic early Childhood learning, development and wellbeing|
|CHCECE047||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE050||Work in partnership with Children’s families|
|CHCECE048||Plan and implement Children’s education and care curriculum|
|CHCECE043||Nurture creativity in Children|
|CHCECE049||Embed environmental responsibility in service operation|
|CHCECE046||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE045||Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children|
|CHCECE041||Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE044||Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service|
|BSBTWK502||Manage Team effectiveness|
|CHCECE057||Use collaborative practices to uphold child protection principles|
|CHCMGT003||Lead the teamwork|
|BSBHRM413||Support the learning and development of teams and individuals|
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Total tuition cost for CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course is AUD $8,000 for international students.
For international students: secondary course fee is $5,990
(secondary course: It is possible to study two separate courses at the same time, which is known as concurrent candidature. A student may enrol as a Secondary candidate while they pursue a higher qualification, without obstructing the requirements for the primary course.)
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Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.BLENDED DELIVERY:
20 contact hours per week will be delivered through synchronised Online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.
Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.
The blended delivery mode is only available to domestic students on selected campuses and subject to eligibility.
Students must meet additional requirements for Professional Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check,working with children check & immunisations.
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Entry to this course is open to individuals who:
Additional requirement for professional experience placement (PEP):
The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.
The questions or knowledge-based assessments are made up of a series of relevant short to medium length questions and multiple-choice options for learners to respond.
The projects assessments require learners to respond to relevant scenarios, case studies and tasks. These can include, writing short or medium length reports or proposals. Analysing data and preparing reports. Templates are provided to assist learners to write policies and produces. Composing appropriate business style emails, preparing notes for meetings, presentations and reflecting on the learning.
The simulation assessments are supervised, in-class or online (real time) simulated activities consisting of various methods. They may include the following: Group and individual projects, role plays, individual and group activities including presentations.
With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.
We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.
If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.
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