CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Click here to see more information on My Skills.
Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.
Duration: All study at DIVTEC is self-paced. We anticipate that the majority of students will complete this course within 24-48mths on a part-time basis.
Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, upon enrolment, all students will be required to complete language, literacy and numeracy activities. You will need to demonstrate a sound ability to read, write and understand the English language and use everyday mathematical problem solving strategies.
You will be required to complete 240hrs of vocational placement in an approved Early Childhood Education and Care centre to achieve the practical aspects of the course. Practical placement can be arranged with DIVTEC host employers or another approved workplace.
Units: 28 units - 23 Core and 5 Electives.