CHC50121

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Upskill your early childhood studies with a Diploma.

This level of childcare educator is responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs. You will be able to work at a senior level in a variety of roles, including designing and developing curriculum and supervision of staff.

Delivery Mode


  • In-class (Face-to-face)
  • Blended
  • Workplace Traineeships

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Duration


Approximately 54 weeks including school holidays — dependent on placement completion. 

Placement


You will need to complete a minimum of 280 hours of placement

Employment Outcomes

This qualification can lead you to job roles which can include: 

  • Children's Services Co-ordinator
  • Family Day Care Co-ordinator 
  • Team Leader or Room Leader in a service 
  • Early Childhood Educator 
  • Playgroup Co-ordinator 
  • Assistant Director of Early Childhood Services Early Childhood Educator - Team Leader 
  • Early Childhood Educator - Recreation 
  • Reliever in Early Childhood Programs

Pathways to further study

Gain employment in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry or enrol at a tertiary institution in a related bachelor degree course.

Graduates can continue their studies in:

Units of Study

CHCECE041

Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE044

Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service

CHCECE050

Work in partnership with children’s families

CHCECE045

Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

CHCECE042

Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing

CHCECE043

Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE046

Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE047

Analyse information to inform children’s learning

CHCECE048

Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCECE049

Embed environmental responsibility in service operations

BSBTWK502

Manage team effectiveness

CHCDIV003

Manage and promote diversity

CHCECE053

Respond to grievances and complaints about the service

HLTAID012

Provide First Aid in an education and care setting


VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.