CHC50121 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Introduction

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.

Course Start Dates

Melbourne CBD

Face to Face

Mar 7, 2022
Jul 4, 2022
Nov 7, 2022
Mar 6, 2023
Jul 3, 2023
Nov 6, 2023

Course Details

CHC50121 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT ?RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 52 weeks
Amount of Training :  1898 Hours
AQF Level :5
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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  • 52 Weeks full time
  • Amount of Training is 1898 Hours
  • On campus and Blended
  • Available to domestic students

15 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 12 core units
  • 3 elective units

CORE UNITS

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

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCECE057 Use collaborative practices to uphold child protection principles
CHCMGT003 Lead the teamwork
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

Occupational titles may include:

  • Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
  • Children’s Services Assistant Manager
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Preschool Educator
  • Educational Leader
  • Outside School Hours Care Co-ordinator/ supervisor

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is:

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $10,000 No State Funding Available
Western Australia AUD $10,000 No State Funding Available
New South Wales AUD $10,000 No State Funding Available

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Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

MODE OF DELIVERY

FACE TO FACE DELIVERY:

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.

*Please call your respective campus location for more details.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be aged 18 years or over.
  • In addition, all applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).
  • It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who: hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While IHNA will work with you to make “reasonable adjustments” in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA’s control. Physical requirements like Strength, Mobility, Hearing, Vision and Communication 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 adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfill these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.

  • Questions
  • Projects
  • Simulations

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.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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