CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CRICOS Number: 115381D



Located in Sydney’s CBD, the Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has training rooms with highly skilled trainers to facilitate this course so that students can learn, be confident and be ready for industry upon successful completion.

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COURSE OUTCOMES


This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators.
Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.





LICENCING REQUIREMENT


No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.





CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Successfully completing this training provides the knowledge and skills required for students to gain fulltime/part time or casual employment in the following possible job titles:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Family day care educator
  • Preschool assistant
  • Nanny or in home care educator
  • Room leaders
  • Nominated or authorized supervisor for a Centre under 29 children


THIRD PARTIES

Australasia Technology Institute has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – TRAINING PACKAGE

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:
▪ hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
▪ CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT – RTO SPECIFIC

Australasia Technology Institute (ATI) has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Complete the ATI Pre-enrolment suitability form to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • A working with children check is required for work placement and for gaining employment

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND CREDIT TRANSFER

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be obtained for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or relevant experience obtained in Australia. Australasia Technology Institute recognises qualifications from other Australian providers and offers student Credit Transfer.

AWARD QUALIFICATION AND OUTCOME

On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification:

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

COURSE CONTENT

Twelve (12) core and three (3) elective units are required for the award of the CHC30121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Unit code Unit Title Core / Elective
CHCECE041 Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE042 Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and
wellbeing
Core
CHCECE043 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE044 Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service Core
CHCECE045 Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in
children
Core
CHCECE046 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE047 Analyse information to inform children’s learning Core
CHCECE048 Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum Core
CHCECE049 Embed environmental responsibility in service operations Core
CHCECE050 Work in partnership with children’s families Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
CHCECE053 Respond to grievances and complaints about the service Elective
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Elective
CHCECE051 Promote equity in access to the service Elective

DELIVERY MODE AND DURATION

Delivery mode

This program is delivered:

  • 15 hours per week face-to-face classroom mode
  • 5 hours per week supervised distance mode
  • 300 hours of field placement

Course duration

78 weeks over six (6) Terms

Field Placement

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours. Work Placement is 300 hours (50 hours per term X 6 terms).

Students are placed in appropriate facilities reflecting the units being studied. Field placement is a valuable opportunity where the student can practice all the skills and applied knowledge developed across the course under supervision.

ENROLMENT DATES

2024 08-Jan-24 08-Apr-24 08-Jul-24 07-Oct-24
2025 06-Jan-25 07-Apr-25 07-Jul-25 06-Oct-25

TRAINING DELIVERY LOCATION

Training for this course is delivered at a modern multi-classroom campus situated on Level 4 – 191-199 Thomas St, Haymarket NSW 2000.

HOW CAN I ENROL IN THE COURSE?

You can call us, visit our office, engage an education agent or visit our website on the ‘Apply Now’ page which will have:

  • Enrolment form;
  • International Student Handbook;
  • Guide to studying and living in Australia;
  • Fee management policy;
  • Privacy notice;
  • USI procedure

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