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.
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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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|Check this course currency on the National Register of VET|
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|
Occupational titles may include:
The total tuition cost for domestic students for the CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is:
|Victoria||AUD $10,000||Government subsidised: $2,187.50 Concession: $0.00|
|Western Australia||AUD $10,000||Government subsidised: $2,008.80 Concession: $595.20|
|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
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
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.
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.
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.
Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.
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