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DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

 

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. You will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised  240 hours of work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Upon completion of the Diploma, you will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Childrens Services

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Derby
Fitzroy Crossing Centre
Halls Creek
Karratha
Kununurra
Minurmarghali Mia Roebourne
Newman
Pundulmurra (Hedland)
Tom Price
Wyndham
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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

North Regional TAFE’s indicative fees for 2018 are available here. These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2018. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply. Please view the Department of Training and Workforce Development's course fees rate document for further fee information.

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This is a suggested course study plan. North Regional TAFE offers a variety of elective and alternate units. For more information about your study options and units, please discuss with North Regional TAFE prior to enrolling.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse information to inform learningCHCECE023WG766
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and developmentCHCECE024WG767
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Embed sustainable practices in service operationsCHCECE025WG768
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourCHCECE020WG763
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCHCECE016WG759
Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceCHCECE019WG762
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodCHCECE017WG760
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCHCECE021WG764
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Nurture creativity in childrenCHCECE018WG761
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Promote children's agencyCHCECE022WG765
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenCHCECE026WG769
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
2 Elective Untis
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and implement policyCHCPOL002AVB51
Develop teams and individualsBSBLED401AUL82
Meet community information needsCHCINM002AVB93
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
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For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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