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 assist in the design and implementation of the curriculum and care programs, in early childhood education and care services. It will supply all the necessary understanding of how to work with 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 providing quality education and care for the social, emotional, physical and learning needs of infants and young children.
Early Childhood Educator.
Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care.
Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies.
A compulsory practical placement is required for successful completion of the course and a Working with Children Check is required before starting work placement. Students are required to purchase a uniform and may need to show evidence of up-to-date vaccination status for placement.
|English Proficiency||IELTS 5.5 or equivalent test score, or successful completion of Upper Intermediate ELICOS at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE.|
|Fees per Term (AUD)||$7,500|
|Total Fees (AUD)||$15,000|
|Course Start Dates||24 January 2024, 28 January 2025|
|Academic Requirements||Completion of equivalent of Australian Year 11.|
|Study Mode||Full-time, face to face learning. Classes are timetabled 4 days per week, and placements are full-time.|
|Work-based Training||Practical placements in an early childhood care centre totalling a minimum of 180 hours is required. Up to 20 additional placement hours are scheduled to ensure the student achieves the required competencies during placement. These placements are full-time, 5 days per week, over 6 weeks throughout the course and unpaid.|
* Duration of a course includes periods for orientation and enrolment, teaching, assessment, structured learning support, study breaks and public holidays.
* Fees and details are subject to change.
|CHCECE030||Support inclusion and diversity||63|
|CHCECE031||Support children's health, safety and wellbeing||160|
|CHCECE032||Nurture babies and toddlers||108|
|CHCECE033||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||100|
|CHCECE034||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||80|
|CHCECE035||Support the holistic learning and development of children||100|
|CHCECE036||Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning||75|
|CHCECE037||Support children to connect with the natural environment||50|
|CHCECE038||Observe children to inform practice||40|
|CHCECE054||Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures||55|
|CHCECE055||Meet legal and ethical obligations in children's education and care||60|
|CHCECE056||Work effectively in children's education and care||65|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40|
|HLTAID012||Provide First Aid in an education and care setting||22|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||20|
|BSBPEF403||Lead personal development||40|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||40|