This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. These workers work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard and may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.
Further student pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the early childhood education and care industry in the following occupational titles:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
Prior to commencing workplace experience, you must obtain a current Victorian Working with Children Check. You may also be required to provide other clearances, such as a satisfactory Police Check as required by the Placement Provider. You are required to undertake a minimum of 240 hours of workplace experience through work placement/employment in a relevant and an approved and regulated childcare workplace. A PTA workplace deed needs to be approved by PTA before you can start workplace experience.
To successfully complete CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||BSBINN502||Build and sustain an innovative work environment||E||-||-|
|2||BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals||E||-||-|
|3||BSBMGT605||Provide leadership across the organisation||E||-||-|
|4||CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||C||-||-|
|5||CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||C||-||-|
|6||CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||C||-||-|
|7||CHCECE003||Provide care for children||C||-||-|
|8||CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||C||-||-|
|9||CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||C||-||-|
|10||CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||C||-||-|
|11||CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||C||-||-|
|12||CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||C||-||-|
|13||CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood||C||-||-|
|14||CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children||C||-||-|
|15||CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service||C||-||-|
|16||CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour||C||-||-|
|17||CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||C||-||-|
|18||CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency||C||-||-|
|19||CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning||C||-||-|
|20||CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development||C||-||-|
|21||CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations||C||-||-|
|22||CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children||C||-||-|
|23||CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||C||-||-|
|24||CHCORG627B||Provide mentoring support to colleagues||E||-||-|
|25||CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||E||-||-|
|26||CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||C||-||-|
|27||HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||C||-||-|
|28||HLTWHS003||Maintain workplace health and safety||C||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s