CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Want to enhance your abilities and increase your employment opportunities in the Child Care area? Want to up-skill and build on knowledge from your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care? Then study CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at VASS College of Vocational Education!

This qualification equips students for the role of early childhood educators who have responsibilities that include designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. You will be able to work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Supervision of staff and volunteers is also a competency acquired through this course.
Course Overview

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will enable you to expand your work opportunities in the child care area to roles as:

• Early childhood educator

• Child development worker

• Children’s advisor

• Supervisor, manager, coordinator, director or team leader in a children’s services agency

In our course you will learn how to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services in accordance with licensing, regulatory and duty of care requirements. In most states it is the highest qualification required for a career as a Director or Service Manager for a centre-based care.

Course Duration and Structure

• Classroom and practical placement components;

• Delivered face-to-face, at one day per week for 95 weeks along with 8 hours per week of research and project work and 6 hours per week of Workplace Tasks Applications , and;

• Minimum of 240 hours of placement with a registered Early Education & Care Facility

Entry requirements

• Applicants will be required to undertake a pre-training review;

• Current Working with Children check, and;

• Current Police Check

Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)

For students who have previously completed a Nationally Accredited course maybe eligible to receive credit towards the course.
RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this Diploma in Early Childhood Education course. During the enrolment process a potential Learner may discuss any prior evidence before commencing training to determine if they are eligible for RPL. An additional fee for this service will be discussed with you upon application.

Course Outline

28 Units of Competency – 23 core and 5 elective

Core Modules
CHCLEG001 Work Legally and Ethically
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 Provide care for children
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016 ​Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children ​
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 ​Promote children’s agency ​
CHCECE023 ​​Analyse information to inform learning ​
CHCECE024 ​​Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development ​
CHCECE025 ​​Embed sustainable practices in service operations ​
CHCECE026 ​​ Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001 ​​Identify and respond to children and young people at risk ​
HLTAID004 ​​​Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting ​
CHCDIV002 ​​​​Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety ​
HLTWHS003 ​​​​Maintain work health and safety ​ ​
Elective Modules
CHCECE010 ​Support the holistic development of children
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCPOL002 ​Develop and implement policy​

For eligible student students, State Government Funding is available through the Skills First Program.
For full fee paying students, payments plans maybe available
• Enrolment (up-front fee): $275.00 (includes $25.00 GST)
• Government Subsidised fee: $11,952.00 (includes $1,086.55 GST)
• Fee for service: $12,227.00 (includes $1,111.55 GST)

• Replacement of lost learner resources will incur a replacement fee

• A payment of AUD$20 may be required for the issuing of official academic transcript

How to Apply

To apply for enrolment in this course please contact VASS College of Vocational Education by phone, email, fax or in person as per the details below. Our staff would love to talk with you about your study goals to determine the best course for you.

Contact Us

C2, 1 – 13 the Gateway, Broadmeadows, Victoria, 3047
Phone: (03) 9359 2861
Fax: (03) 9369 2899
Email: [email protected]