Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CHC50113
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
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Duration: 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Churchill Education (RTO 31430)
Course fees: Price may vary
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.

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About this course

If you're looking to kick-start your career in children's services or validate your childcare skills, then this Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care (CHC50113) course offered by Churchill Education is ideal for you. Studying this course, you will learn how to provide appropriate education and care for children, work in partnership with families to deliver effective care, design curricula and strategies for learning and development, and utilise approved learning frameworks.

Work placement

To successfully complete this course, students are required to undertake a supervised work placement in a relevant community service delivery setting.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however, it is recommended that applicants have completed the School Certificate or equivalent.

Areas of study

In this childhood education course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
  • CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
  • 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
  • CHCECE022 - Promote children's agency
  • CHCECE023 - Analyse information to inform learning
  • 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
  • CHCECE020 - Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • CHCECE021 - Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
  • CHCECE019 - Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • BSBINN502A - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • CHCINM002 - Meet community information needs
  • CHCMGT003 - Lead the work team

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care (CHC50113) from Churchill Education.

Half of all educators working with children will need to hold or be working towards a diploma level qualification in childhood education by January 2014. By completing this course, you will meet the necessary legal requirements and become qualified to teach and care for babies, toddlers and children.

You'll be qualified to work as a:

  • Childhood education manager
  • Nominated supervisor
  • Centre manager
  • Children's service director/manager
  • Children's services coordinator
  • Director (children's services)
  • Team coordinator/leader
  • Program leader
  • Educational support leader
  • Educational support officer

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer your course fees.

Cornwal Institute offers their recruitment service on behalf of Churchill Eduction (RTO 31430) at no expense to you, as they receive remuneration from their providers.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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