CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care – for International Students

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CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareCRICOS: 089327G

Overview

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the most current diploma qualification in child care and children’s services.

Take your career in child care to the next level with this accredited diploma qualification, recognised in any state or territory of Australia.

Child care is a rewarding career choice, and the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), meaning that your diploma will demonstrate to potential employers that you have achieved a certain level of training and study.

Duration and Delivery

This qualification is delivered over a period of 1998 nominal hours comprising of classroom sessions, self-directed learning, practical skills demonstration, practical placement and assessment assistance.

Format

Classroom based training and 240 hours of supervised practical placement in children services facility. Students have a choice of organising their placement at an approved facility alternately ALACC will provide assistance. The study is fulltime and Students are required to attend the college for 20 hours per week.

Location

Level 1/169 Plenty Road, Preston, VIC 3072. Practical placement locations as negotiated by ALACC with individual Providers.

Purpose

This course provides you with an understanding of working in the early childhood education and care setting as an educator. It is designed to equip you with the knowledge & skills required for service delivery for direct childcare. Students will also develop the skills & knowledge required to work with children from Multicultural backgrounds. You will learn to support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.

Who May Attend

This course is beneficial for any person who may be working in or interested in working in an early childhood service or related setting. The course is designed for students who enjoy working with children and would find satisfaction in the development of young people. Anyone who wishes to review/update knowledge and practical experience can join this course or just seeking a new career.

Recognition

Students may be able to shorten the length of their studies through the recognition of past experience and/or qualifications gained elsewhere. Applications can be made for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer. These will be assessed according to the college’s policy & procedures to determine if/how much advanced standing will be granted. This course holds National Recognition.

Pre-Requisites

The minimum age for eligible applicants is 18 years. Applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of Year 11 according to the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Proficiency in English is required to meet Industry standards.

Although LLN test is not an entry requirement, students are asked to undertake the same so appropriate academic support can be ensured throughout the course of study.

Work placements

Students will be required to undertake work placements to apply knowledge and develop their skills as part of the course requirements. Placements may occur in aged care, disability, or other aged care and community settings in Melbourne or Regional areas as organised by ALACC and according to the course requirements.

While ALACC takes responsibility to provides work placements for students. However, to allow for flexibility, if a student finds a work placement close to their place of residence, then ALACC will negotiate and have an Agreement with the Placement Provider before the student attends work placement.

Placements dates are on the timetable but can be subject to change depending on the appropriate Placement Provider’s ability to take students at a specific given period. Students need to be flexible with these dates and to ensure they can attend the placements as soon as it is available. ALACC is committed and ensuring all students have Placements for the respective course.

Pre-and post- placement skills are assessed at ALACC for the student to be deemed competent.

Pathway

Those seeking a pathway to university have the opportunity to gain entry into a number of universities following successful completion of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) or to gain employment within the Children Services Sector which may include the following occupational titles:

Early Childhood Educator

Child Development Worker

Early Childhood Team leader

Children’s Services Director/Manager

Coordinator in early Childhood and Education Setting

In Home care Educator

Playgroup Supervisor

Family Day Care Educator

Program Leader in Children’s Services

Children’s Adviser

Course Units

Please ask us about credit transfers.

Core Units

CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
25
CHCECE001
Develop cultural competence
70
CHCECE002
Ensure the health and safety of children
63
CHCECE003
Provide care for children
70
CHCECE004
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
35
CHCECE005
Provide care for babies and toddlers
60
CHCECE007
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
70
CHCECE009
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
70
CHCECE016
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
50
CHCECE017
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
240
CHCECE018
Nurture creativity in children
80
CHCECE019
Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
120
CHCECE020
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
50
CHCECE021
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
50
CHCECE022
Promote children’s agency
80
CHCECE023
Analyse information to inform learning
70
CHCECE024
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
170
CHCECE025
Embed sustainable practices in service operations
60
CHCECE026
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
70
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
55
HLTAID004
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
20
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
40
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
40

Elective Units 5

CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
40
CHCINM002
Meet community information needs
70
CHCMGT003
Lead the work team
100
CHCPOL002
Develop and implement policy
90
BSBLED401
Develop teams and individual
40

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    Course Fees
    International Fee
    (On Shore)
    AUD 24,000.00 AUD 7,500.00
    Fees: AUD 7,000.00
    Registration Fee: AUD 500.00
    International Fee
    (Off Shore)
    AUD 24,000.00 AUD 15,500.00
    Fees: AUD 15,000.00
    Registration Fee: AUD 500.00

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