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March special offer! Study the Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) for $2,800

Payment Plan option available.

7 hours face-to-face training once a week. Minimum 8 hours of self study online per week. 240 hours of work placement must be demonstrated during the course. The course will be delivered and assessed in 24 - 48 months (depending on industry experience).

This offer is limited to the first 20 students.

This fee includes a $250 non-refundable enrolment fee. Australian Academy (RTO 31716)

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Australian Academy has built a reputation as the premier provider of accredited training in the vocational education and training industry. We deliver fully accredited and flexible child care courses. Our courses are designed with student job outcomes in the forefront of our training. We prepare our graduates with real world skills and experience to achieve success in the child care industry. We offer customised service to help connect you with employment opportunities.

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Course Information

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. 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:

Job roles that may be available to you after successful completion of the course include:

  • Early Childhood and Care Educator
  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Outside School Hours Coordinator


  • Students are required to be physically fit to be able to perform some tasks required by the course.
  • You will be assessed on Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) and support will be provided if you do not meet the level of LLN required.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Working within the early childcare services industry or gain vocational work placement at a regulated early childcare facility.
  • Students must have a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check – Blue Card.
  • Having access to the following is desirable for the successful completion of assessments and for research purposes:
    • Desktop computer, laptop or tablet
    • Microsoft Office or equivalent
    • Internet connection
    • A web camera and a speaker
    • Access to software to view online videos and images, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, which are available as a download from the internet.


The course is provided through face-to-face delivery and online. The course will be delivered and assessed in 24 - 48 months. The course requires a workplace based training component of 240 hours work placement in a regulated education and care service in Australia which caters for children aged between 0-6.

In addition to the items where a participant is not working within the industry sector of the selected course, the following additional fees may apply subject to the Vocational Placement Requirements of the program.

  • Police check: $54.60
  • Bluecard: $84.25
  • Long black pants and black closed in, non-slip shoes
  • If any Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) training is required, there may be extra cost

A Police Check and a Working with Children Check – Blue Card are required prior to commencing practical work placement which will be organised by the students themselves (at their own cost). Students will be required to wear to wear a name badge (provided) on placement. In addition, polo shirt (provided), long black pants and black closed in, non-slip shoes will be required.

Total number of units = 28

  • 23 core units
  • 5 elective units

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 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
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy

To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide satisfactory evidence to all the assessment requirements relating to their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence.

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written activities
  • Case studies Projects
  • Role plays / observations
  • Practical work placement
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Australian Academy (AA) RTO No: 31716