CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care - child care diploma is your passport to a new and exciting career. Structured for adult learners who want to get working sooner rather than later. This qualification covers topics such as supervision, compliance, curriculum development, infection control, planning and the National Quality Framework. After completing the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you could be employed as a qualified educator, centre director, centre manager, authorised supervisor or group leader. With interest free payment options, unlimited support and a high graduation rate - FTTA is the best place to start your new career. Enrol in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care - child care diploma today and get started.

Some of the benefits of enrolling with Fast Track Training Australia include:

  • Interest free payment plans
  • 30 day no-obligation period
  • No additional fees
  • Includes textbook
  • Self-paced for busy people
  • Unlimited trainer support
  • Modern learning platform
  • Enrol at any time
  • High graduation rate
  • RPL available
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Overview

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care



Working in child care – a guide






Units

Units of Competency

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CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCECE001Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003Provide care for children
CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022Promote children's agency
CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPOL002Develop and implement policy
CHCMGT003Lead the work team
BSBMGT605Provide leadership across the organisation
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Students are required to complete the unit HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. FTTA does not provide this unit as part of the course.

Fast Track may change the units listed above to comply with regulatory or training package requirements or as part of the RTO’s continual improvement and industry consultation processes.


Topics
Some of the topics in this course include:


MentoringReflective practiceSupervision
LegislationComplianceResearch
Policy developmentWork with familiesDevelop curriculum
Learning and developmentInclusive practiceEvaluation and analysis
ObservationsDeveloping creativityHolistic wellbeing
SustainabilitySafetyDuty of care
Manual handlingInfection controlHand washing

Entry requirements

Attend an interview (phone or in person) and demonstrate suitability for the course.


Conduct play activities with children, cleaning tasks, care for children such as changing nappies.


Candidates will need access to a computer with an internet connection, basic desktop applications such as Microsoft Office or OpenOffice, a pdf reader, headphones or speakers. Some courses may require additional technologies.


Candidates will need basic computer skills to write simple documents, watch lectures and other such tasks.


Have language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to an AQF level 5 qualification which may include developing care routines, managing compliance activities, recording medication and health information, developing workplace policies and procedures, conducting hazard and risk assessments, preparing child development programs.


Be aged 18 years or over.


Candidates will need to obtain clearances as part of this course such as police checks and/or WWCC.


Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, all visa types are eligible except student visa holders (note that not all visas are eligible for government funding however).



Details

Class mode



External mode






Classroom - Blended classroom, self-paced and work placement (classroom attendance 1 day per fortnight for 34 fortnights). Currently only available in Perth (Cockburn). Next intake to be advised soon.

External - Supported and structured pathway for approved applicants likely to be successful in an external mode.




74 weeks including orientation at the beginning and time at the end to finalise assessments. This course is expected to take approximately 1600 hours to complete. Students are initially enrolled for a 18 month period and can apply for extensions if required.




Face-to-face in a classroom setting combined with workplace visits and self-paced study. Access to modern online portal 24/7 which includes resources, toolboxes, pre-recorded webinars and videos.




Written Knowledge Assessment, Projects, Case Studies, Work Diary, and Workplace Observation.




Students must be working or volunteering at least 1 day per week for the duration of the program in an approved early learning service.



Speak to an FTTA student adviser for detailed information about this program.

Fees
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Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

  • Standard
  • Subsidised
  • Concession
  • RPL
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The standard fee is applied when a student is not eligible for government subsidies or where no subsidies are available.


Standard
$3200

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
5 x payments $640 Direct debit
10 x payments $320 Direct debit


The following text is required to be purchased:
Lorraine Walker, Shelagh Miller, Sonja Tansey (2013). The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education. 448.



Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this course is right for you.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees.


Higher Level Skills Program Funded by the Queensland Government

The co-contribution subsidised fee is applied when a student is eligible for a government subsidised fee but is not eligible for a concession fee.


Subsidised
$100

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Subsidised Payment type
1 x payment $100 All types

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.


The following text is supplied:
Lorraine Walker, Shelagh Miller, Sonja Tansey (2013). The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education. 448.



  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

Higher Level Skills Program Funded by the Queensland Government

The concession fee is applied when a student is eligible for a concessional government co-contribution subsidised fee (holds a concession card, has a disability, is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander).


Concession
$75

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Concession Payment type
1 x payment $75 All types

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.


  • The student meets the criteria for the co-contribution subsidised fee and
  • The student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card or
  • The student provides FTTA with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or
  • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or
  • The student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention) or
  • The student has a disability


The following text is supplied:
Lorraine Walker, Shelagh Miller, Sonja Tansey (2013). The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education. 448.



  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

RPL is an assessment only process for experienced workers who are seeking formal recognition of their existing skills and knowledge.


RPL Fees

No hidden fees | No admin fees

Fee Type Fee
Standard $3200*
Subsidised $100
Concession $75

Queensland Government Subsidies - certificate 3 guaranteed


  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.


  • The student meets the criteria for the co-contribution subsidised fee and
  • The student holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card and is named on the card or
  • The student provides FTTA with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, their partner or the person of whom the student is a dependant is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or
  • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or
  • The student is a school student and is enrolled in a VETiS program (may include young people in detention) or
  • The student has a disability


  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills program are funded by the Queensland Government.
  • The Departments program fact sheets can be found by clicking here or by visiting www.training.qld.gov.au.
  • Students are required to complete the Training and Employment Survey within three months of completing or discontinuing a subsidised qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate level III qualification.
  • Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program once they complete a certificate level IV or higher qualification.
  • Students should also familiarise themselves with FTTA’s policies including the refund policy and complaints policy and procedure found in the student handbook.
  • Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees and costs associated with police checks and/or working with children checks.

* Please be advised that FTTA cannot accept more than $1500 in advance due to regulations. Please contact FTTA for payment information.



Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

Unfortunately Fast Track Training Australia is currently not taking enrolments in this area.

  • Standard
Click for Payment Options and Details

The standard fee is applied when a student is not eligible for government subsidies or where no subsidies are available.


Standard
$3200

No hidden fees
No admin fees
Includes learner guide


Payment Plan Options
Monthly payments Standard Payment type
5 x payments $640 Direct debit
10 x payments $320 Direct debit


The following text is required to be purchased:
Lorraine Walker, Shelagh Miller, Sonja Tansey (2013). The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma. Australia: McGraw-Hill Education. 448.



Please read the terms and conditions of enrolment carefully to ensure that this course is right for you.

Additional fees may apply in some circumstances such as direct debit fees, overdue fees, re-assessment fees, replacement of resource fees and extension fees.



Job outcomes

Graduates may find work as a:


Qualified EducatorCentre DirectorCentre Manager
Authorised SupervisorChildren's Services CoordinatorDirector (Children's Services)
Childhood EducatorTeam CoordinatorChildren's Adviser
Program LeaderService DirectorChild Development Worker
Early Childhood EducatorGroup LeaderEducation Assistant
Support Worker

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