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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) is a nationally recognised and accredited child care qualification which prepares you to work in a range of early childhood settings with children up to five years of age. It is suitable if you are just starting a child care career and if you are developing and formalising your child care abilities. You will learn about the about the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children, how to support their rights and safety, and the wellbeing of infants.

Entry requirement

The students in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be Students from overseas, they will have met our entry requirements of:

  • English Language Skills
  • Must be aged 18 years old or above at the time of enrolment
  • Have achieved an equivalent of the Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • IELTS level of overall 5.5 or higher or have completed an approved English Test


Course Duration

Total 104 weeks

– 8 terms x 10 weeks of study at 20 Hours per week
– 24 weeks of holidays
* In-class (Face to face)

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Course Fees

Application/Enrolment Fee: $300

Tuition Fee: $16,500

Material Fee: $1,200 ($150/term)

Total Fees Required: $18,000


Intake Dates


13-January, 6-April, 29-June, 21-September

Course Structure

Code Unit of Competence Field
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care services Core
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development Core
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Elective
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs Elective
PSPGEN035 Provide workplace mentoring Elective
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Elective

This course has a mandatory workplace training component. Students are required to complete a minimum of 240 hours of work placement between Term 3 and Term 8 over the two year duration of the course. ATQ College will assist students find a work-placement or students may elect to nominate their own work-placement, to be approved by the RTO. This is in addition to the 20 hours per week of face to face training.

All the listed units competency must be completed to receive the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

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