The Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care gives access to a good position in many child-care related services. It will you provide you with an advanced understanding of many facets of childcare, early childhood education and development.
Studying this course will teach you how to foster the physical, emotional and social development of the children in your care. You will also learn how to promote language and communication development, plan adequately for the children’s daily needs and make sure that their play experiences encourage and facilitate their development.
You will also gain supervisor and management skills that will equip you to fulfill the following positions: Authorised supervisor (children’s services, Children’s services coordinator, Centre manager (children’s services), Director (children’s services), Child care educator and more.
To complete this course you will need to successfully complete 23 core units and 5 electives. As part of the course assessment, you will also need to arrange work placement for a total of at least 240 hours in a regulated education or childcare service centre.
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnerships with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCLEG001||Work ethically and legally|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|HLTAID004||Nurture creativity in children|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|+ 5 ELECTIVE MODULES|
|BSBINN502||Build And Sustain An Innovative Work Environment|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals|
|BSBSUS501||Develop Workplace Policy And Procedures For Sustainabilty|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|