This Program will help you specialise in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry. Upon completion you will have the skills to be a Lead Educator responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in Early Childhood services.
The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the perfect pathway to a range of roles in the childcare supervising of other staff and volunteers. In most states this is the highest qualification required at Director or Service Manager level. With our flexible learning approach, we blend both practical and theoretical elements.
As part of this Program, you will be required to undertake a minimum of 240 hours in an Australian regulated Education and Care Service.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Authorised supervisor (Early Childhood Services)
- Early Childhood Services coordinator
- Centre manager (Early Childhood Services)
- Director (Early Childhood Services)
- Early Childhood educator
- Group/team coordinator/leader (Early Childhood Services)
- Early childhood adviser
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- Box Hill
- Melbourne CBD
Duration and Study Load
Traineeship: Estimated duration 156 Weeks
Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 78 Weeks
Intensive Course Delivery Options available too.
Face to Face Training
In-person Classroom-Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement.
Structured Work Placement
There is a mandatory work placement requirement of 240 hours (minimum) to complete this course.
The work placement hours must be in an Australian regulated education and care service, which would include long day care, family day care, preschools/kindergartens, outside school hours care, occasional care and mobile.
TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).
Mixed Mode Training
A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as “Mixed Delivery” or “Blended Learning”. This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based.
There are no entry requirements for this Program however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment.
These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check – Working with Children Check & Police Check required for industry work placement.
Over the course of this qualification we offer:
- Convenient and flexible learning
- Support and guidance
- Online collaboration
240 work placement hours (or currently working in the industry and can provide documented proof of working hours and area of placement). Students must have the current Working With Children Check prior to the commencement of their work placement.
Recognition of Prior Learning
We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG.
Assessment methods may include:
- Projects / Research Reviews
- Direct Observations & Demonstration
- Written Assignment & Case studies
- Simulated work place activities
- Workplace Practicals
- Log Book/third Party Report/References
- Case Scenarios
We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.
The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care requires 28 units of competency
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 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
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
CHCMGT003 – Lead the work team
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCINM002 – Meet community information needs
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
BSBLED401 – Develop teams and individuals
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.
About TMG College Australia
We understand how important it is to not only choose the right qualification for you, but also the right Australian Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to enhance your learning experience.
For over 15 years, we have established ourselves as one of Australia’s leading Registered Training Organisations by building trusted relationships with Students and offering career-boosting courses, dedicated Trainers, a strong Student support network and a great culture.
Our 60+ qualifications reflect current work practices, industry workplace expectations and offer flexible delivery modes to ensure you are job-ready after graduating. We have everything you need to enhance your study and career opportunities for the future.
TMG College Australia is a business name of The Malka Group P/L which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 21694).