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CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

National Code CHC50113
CRICOS code 091412D
Duration  61 Weeks (incl. holidays)
Holiday 6 Weeks
Delivery Mode Face-to-Face
Work-Based Training (WBT) 240 hours in a regulated educaiton and care service
Intake Dates  Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Tuition Fee AU $16,000
Material Fee AU $470




This program is ideal for early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so you will work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

Possibly job roles include roles in:

  • Long Day Care, Kindergarten and Family Day Care.


Roles may include:

  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Outside school hours coordinator

Students will need to complete 23 core units and 5 elective units of competency to attain the qualification.

Core Units

  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • CHCECE009 - Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE001 - Develop cultural competence
  • CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTAID004 - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • CHCECE002 - Ensure the health and safety of children
  • CHCPRT001 - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • CHCECE005 - Provide care for babies and toddler
  • CHCECE003 - Provide care for children
  • CHCECE004 - Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety ƒ CHCECE016
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • CHCECE007 - Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • CHCECE019 - Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
  • CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
  • CHCECE017 - Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
  • CHCECE018 - Nurture creativity in children
  • CHCECE020 - Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • CHCECE022 - Promote children’s agency
  • CHCECE021 - Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • CHCECE023 - Analyse information to inform learning
  • CHCECE026 - Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • CHCECE024 - Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

Elective Units*

  • CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy
  • CHCPOL003 Research and Apply Evidence to Practice
  • CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
  • BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice

*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.


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