Currently not accepting enrolments in VIC
(49 weeks tuition (inclusive of approximately 12 weeks of vocational placement) + 3 weeks scheduled break)
*Non-Tuition fees not included
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.
Students must be 18 years old and above.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:
English Requirement for Overseas Students
Minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to attend a Pre-Enrolment Consultation session to ensure students are fully aware of the required course information and can make an informed decision.
|Core Unit Code|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness|
|CHCECE041||Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE042*||Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing|
|CHCECE043||Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE044||Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service|
|CHCECE045||Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children|
|CHCECE046||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE047||Analyse information to inform children’s learning|
|CHCECE048*||Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum|
|CHCECE049||Embed environmental responsibility in service operations|
|CHCECE050||Work in partnership with children’s families|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|Elective Unit Code|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity|
|CHCMGT001||Develop, implement and review quality framework|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children’s education and care|
Note: The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC50121
*CHCECE042 and CHCECE048 requires students to perform the activities outlined in the performance criteria of this unit during a period of at least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia.
Vocational placement provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in real scenarios. It is a requirement of this qualification that students undertake a minimum of 280 hours of work-based training (unpaid vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
The College organises student placement. Students will be given a vocational placement logbook and diary which will need to be completed during their placement hours. Students must be willing to undertake placement in an early childcare facility and within a simulated childcare environment during the program. Should students be required to travel interstate for placement, the College will cover the cost of all interstate travel and accommodation during the placement, however students will be required to organise their own local travel to and from these facilities.
Students will be notified of their placement details by email, prior to commencing vocational placement. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement anywhere within Australia.
Before commencing vocational placement:
As per placement facilities students are expected to have immunizations record such as COVID Vaccine certificate, Influenza vaccination. There might be additional immunization record required depending on the placement facilities policies.
Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with a CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.
NPA does not guarantee that:
Child Care Worker