CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 112191A

Overview

This course is intended for people seeking to work in the early childhood education and care sector. It provides the skills and knowledge required to design and implement curriculum and care programs, in early childhood education and care services. It will supply all the necessary understanding of how to design these learning frameworks so that upon implementation, they meet the requirements of the education and care services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards. On completion of this course you will be capable of supervising other staff and volunteers and oversee the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children.

Careers

Early Childhood Educator.

Pathways

Bachelor of Early Childhood, Bachelor of Education (Primary School).

Course Delivery

Classroom and Workplace - Training will be delivered both on site at SuniTAFE and in the workplace. Blended - Training will be delivered both on site at SuniTAFE and online. Online - Training will be delivered online.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Pre-requisite Qualification of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care prior to enrolment. Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable. Applicants must be willing to provide a Working with Children Check prior to undertaking placement and are responsible for all costs associated. Applicants must be willing to provide proof of their up-to-date immunisation status including Covid-19 to employers to undertake practical placement, if requested. Applicants must be at least 18 years old prior to course commencement. Applicants must have access to a computer and the internet.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness 60 $35.00
CHCECE041 Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children 55 $20.00
CHCECE042 Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing 200 $20.00
CHCECE043 Nurture creativity in children 80 $30.00
CHCECE044 Facilitate compliance in a children's education and care service 110 $20.00
CHCECE045 Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children 60 $20.00
CHCECE046 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children 65 $20.00
CHCECE047 Analyse information to inform children's learning 75 $20.00
CHCECE048 Plan and implement children's education and care curriculum 180 $20.00
CHCECE049 Embed environmental responsibility in service operations 73 $20.00
CHCECE050 Work in partnership with children's families 70 $20.00
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals 40 $35.00
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence 60 $35.00
CHCECE053 Respond to grievances and complaints about the service 40 $20.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2024
Traineeship $4,589
Traineeship Concession $335
Self-Funded $7,425

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Full Year, Fortnightly compulsory contact session, 4.00PM-7.00PM
2024 February Mildura Campus International, , Full Time, Blended, Full Year, Monday - Wednesday, 9:30AM - 3:15PM
2024 February Mildura Campus Full Time, Blended, Full Year, Monday - Wednesday, 9:30AM - 3:15PM
2024 February Mildura Campus Full Time, Full Year, Fortnightly compulsory contact session, 4.00PM-7.00PM
2024 February Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Full Year, Fortnightly Wednesday Zoom sessions, 4.00PM - 7.00PM
2024 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Full Year, Fortnightly Wednesday Zoom sessions, 4.00PM - 7.00PM