Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Children's Services
- Course Location
- Yallourn; Bairnsdale; Sale
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 yearFlexible - Via workbooks and workplace assessment, plus one day face to face.
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. A tuition fee waiver applies for students eligible to enrol in a government subsidised training place. The Student Services and Amenities fee will apply. Other fees may also apply e.g. materials, excursions. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Part Time (Day); Traineeship; Full Time
This course is essential for anyone wanting to further their management career in early childhood care and education. You will learn to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services.
With this qualification you will be ready to continue your rewarding career in the early childhood care and education profession.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Children's Services Coordinator
- Centre Manager
- Child Development Worker
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be at least 17 years of age or over as at the course commencement date with a general interest in the Children's services profession. Potential students are required to undertake a literacy and numeracy test and interview.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
For full time students assessment is based on a combination of written reports, oral presentation, participation in class projects and work place assessment.
Assessment for flexible students is based on a combination learning via the workbooks, on the job assessment, Saturday workshops, Recognition of Prior learning.
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
Packaging to gain a national qualification
- Pre-requisites 23
- Electives 5
Total number of units of competency 28
- elective units at this or higher levels
- compulsory units at higher levels
|CHCCS400C||Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework|
|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|
|HLTHIR404D||Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|Elective units - five to be allocated|