Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Description

NRT

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.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.


Career Opportunities

Learning Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake a range of higher education qualification with in Children Service sector.

Mode of Delivery

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL )

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Entry Requirement

RPL Entry requirement- Vocational / life or work experience contact BTA for Free pre enrollment assessment

Location

Flexible RPL Assessment location- arrangement between candidate and assessor . ie. Candidate’s job site

Status

Current

Units of Competency

Total number of units = 28

  • 23 core units
  • 5 elective units, of which:
  • at least 2 must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • up to 3 units may be selected from any endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core 

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

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 services

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

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

Elective units

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCINM002

Meet community information needs

CHCMGT003

Lead the work team

CHCPOL002

Develop and implement policy

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCSAC005

Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in school age care

BSBINN502

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT605

Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

PSPMNGT605B

Manage diversity

For more information please visit http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC50113

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