Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)
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Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
If you're currently working as a childhood educator but would like to step into a more managerial or supervisory role, this online Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) course is the ideal qualification for you. In most states in Australia, a diploma is the highest qualification needed at a director or service manager level for the childcare industry, and means you'll have the skills and certifications needed to take that next step in your career.
By completing this course from Foundation Education, you'll learn how to facilitate compliance in an education and care service environment, understand how to implement and design a curriculum to foster a child's learning and development, and be trained to provide the highest standard of care to children aged 0-5 years.
The program will also equip you with managerial skills and train you to oversee the professional development and work of your staff members. You will learn to maintain workplace health and safety and ensure your agency is complying to all legal and ethical requirements.
You will be required to complete 240 hours of practical assessment work in at least one regulated education and childcare centre.
There are no entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply. It is strongly recommended, however, that you possess sufficient vocational experience or a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Areas of study
In this early childhood education course, the units of competency you will study include:
BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE016 - Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE022 - Promote children's agency
CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE020 - Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE021 - Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE023 - Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE017 - Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 - Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE019 - Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
CHCECE024 - Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
CHCECE026 - Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting*
*This unit must be completed with an external provider
RTO 22557 Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
Flexible Online Study Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.
Dedicated Student Support Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.
Industry Relevant Courses Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.
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