CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
CRICOS Course Code : 096935C
CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 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. Career Opportunity for participants following their completion may include Authorised Supervisor, Child Care Manager, Childhood Educator, Early Childhood Educator, Children’s Advisor, Children’s service manager, Children’s services coordinator, Program leader, and Child development educator.
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:
-Student Age: Students must be aged 18 or above at the time of enrolment
-Academic Requirement: Have a minimum a Year 12 or equivalent or higher education
-English Language Proficiency: IELTS level of overall 5.5 or higher or have completed an approved English test
Students from English speaking countries, such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland, Philippines, India, Singapore, Indonesia & Malaysia are not required to provide an IELTS score. However, they will be required to complete a formal LLN test.
-Course Attendance: Students are required to attend all classes, 21 hours per week as scheduled in order to meet mandatory course attendance requirement
-Learner Resource Requirement: Student must have proper electronic tools to access student online portal and online resources such as E-Books.
-Pre – Enrolment interview: All prospective students are required to participate in an interview with one of the Student Support Officers of ATQ College. The outcome of this interview together with the outcome of the LLN test report will be forwarded to the VET Academic Manager to assess their suitability & capacity to undertake the course. The interview may be in person or via the phone/skype.
-LLN: Completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN test) of ATQ College.
-Technology and literacy requirements: Learners will need access to a computer and the internet with the following specifications:
-Microsoft Office 2007 or above and-Microsoft Windows 2000 or Mac OS X
-Learners will also need access to a printer and the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader and Macromedia Flash player.-Sound computer skills are required that include using intermediate level Word features. Ability to produce and present word-processed documents/ reports and undertake internet research.
-As part of the learning cycle students may be required to undertake online research or activities each week in class during term time.
-Personal qualities: Students will need to be reasonably physically fit as the role of an educator involves a variety of tasks that require a reasonable amount of physical activity, such as personal care of children, lifting and cleaning. Educators spend time sitting on the floor with children and also on small chairs and also need to be able to get down to the child’s level to obtain eye contact.
Students need to be able to relate to children and their families and have a keen interest to assist children to learn, have good problem solving skills, sound literacy and numeracy skills, be enthusiastic, tactful, patient and with a sense of humour. Long day care centres are open usually between 7am to 7.00pm so a willingness to work outside of standard hours is desirable.
*For full entry requirements, please refer to ATQ College Enrolment Policy and Procedure.
Total 104 weeks
80 weeks study: 8 terms x 10 weeks of study
and 24 weeks break
*Mode of study and contact hours: Blended as follows
-Classroom (Face to face): 21 hours per week term 1 (210 hours) and 14 hours per week terms 2-8 (980 hours)
-Self-paced Study(Online): 10 hours per week
– Work placement: a minimum of 490 hours of work placement between Term 2 and Term 8 over the two-year duration of the course
*Location of Delivery: Level 1, 372 Chapel Road, Bankstown, NSW 2200, Australia.
*Application/Enrolment Fee is Non-refundable
Tuition Fee: $16,500
Material Fee: $1,200 ($150/term)
Total Fees Required: $18,000
*Student can pay fees in instalments every term.
Credit Transfer/Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
-We offer recognition of prior learning and credit transfer arrangements – contact us for more information and to find out if you are eligible.
*RPL Fee: $150 per unit (if applicable)
*For a full list of fees and charges, refer to our ‘ATQ Fees and Refund Policy and Procedure’.
13-January, 6-April, 29-June, 21-September
11-January, 6-April, 28-June, 20-September
|Code||Unit of Competence|
|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 service||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|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Elective|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy||Elective|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Elective|
*To complete the course, you must meet other requirements as followings:
– Compulsory Workplace Training: This course has a mandatory workplace training component. Students are required to complete a minimum of 490 hours of work placement between Term 2 and Term 8 over the two-year duration of the course.
This is in addition to the face to face training. ATQ college will assist students find a work-placement or students may elect to nominate their own work placement, to be approved by ATC college.
– Learners need to be reasonably physically fit as the role involves providing direct personal care, lifting and other physically demanding activities.
– Working with Children Check is a requirement (prior to mandatory work placement).
– Learners need to meet the requirements of the Children’s Services organisation in order to complete their work placement. It is the responsibility of the learner to check their Workplace Organisation’s requirements.
Australian Training and Qualification College does NOT guarantee that:
-A learner will successfully complete the course attainment. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency and work placement requirements.
-A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of ATQ College.
All the listed units competency must be completed to receive the