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 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 and the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, 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 subjects you will study include:
CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
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 services
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 partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
BSBINN502A - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBLED401A - Develop teams and individuals
BSBWOR501B - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
With this diploma level qualification under your belt, you'll be able to pursue work as an:
Early childhood educator
Family day care coordinator
Children's service area manager, director or centre manager
VET FEE-HELP* is available for this course through Foundation Education's partner, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363). If you enrol in this course with VET FEE-HELP you will automatically become a student of AIPT's, and will be subject to their terms and conditions. Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services. Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:
Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months
Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card. *VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government study loan scheme, which can be used to help you pay for all or part of your tuition fees. Eligibility criteria apply.
RTO 22557 With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
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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