Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Web Opti Mark Training’s CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care prepares individuals for a higher profile in the Early Childhood and Education Care industry in Australia. This nationally recognised qualification is a rewarding way to consolidate your professional qualifications and skills. The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, reflects the role of early childhood educators in fostering children’s optimum development and wellbeing. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn from our experts who will help you with an in-depth understanding and develop theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and aptitude in providing care to children, with an emphasis on play-based learning and assist children achieve developmental outcomes. You will be responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in a wide range of early childhood settings with children up to five years of age. You will gain important knowledge relating to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children, how to support their rights and safety, and the wellbeing of infants.
You will also learn to effectively interact and communicate with families and communities, and how to include culture and diversity into your planning. A diploma further enables you to implement, and manage education and care programs, and supervise staff and volunteers.
The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a nationally recognised course.
WORK PLACEMENT / INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 240 hours that we can help you organise ( working hours can be logged as placement hours for workplace students). A current Police Check and approved Working with Children Check is required.
- Classroom Based
- Distance Learning
As such there are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre-Training Review. This will determine a candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.
- Early Childhood Educator
- Early Childhood Director
- Family Day Care Provider
- Preschool Assistant
- Educational Leader
- Some universities offer degree programs in a related field of study where students may be eligible for some credit for completing the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
FUNDING, ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE FEE
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
This course has 28 units of competency:
- 23 core units
- 5 elective units