CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

 RPL & Skills Recognition  Smart & Skilled
 Online / Mixed Mode  Classroom Based Training

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Overview

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.

 Outcomes

Career Opportunities

  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Outside School Hours Coordinator

Pathways

Further information on this qualification can be found by contacting our Student Support Team

 Course Details

Entry Requirements & Pre-Requisites
  • For online delivery you will require access to a computer, internet connection and email, appropriate software (Microsoft Word and Excel or similar) and range of commonly used business equipment (photocopier, faxes, binder, telephone, answering machine)
  • You may be required to access an actual workplace or simulated environment to undertake assessment tasks depending on the elective units selected
Unit Outline

Train n Trade will offer a standard package of units of competency but alternate units will be made available as required if they are within the capabilities of the organisation and the assessment staff. The suggested package is:

 

Code Title Core/Elective
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Core
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence (co-assessed with CHCDIV002) Core
CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children (clustered with CHCECE022) Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service Core
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing co-operative behaviour Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency (clustered with CHCECE018) Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development Core
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety (Co-assessed with CHCECE001) Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Elective
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs Elective
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
Licensing/Regulatory Information

No Licensing

LLN & Computer Literacy – Help!

At Train N Trade we understand that not every person learns the same way or at the same pace. That’s why when you do this course with us, we will ensure that we identify and attend to any Language, Literacy or Numeracy short falls you may have. We will also look at your computer skills and literacy and ensure that you are at a level that is suited for the course, and if not, then we will dedicate additional time and effort to bring you up to speed. Before commencing any of our courses you are required to sit an LLN course and may be asked about your computer habits and required to complete some foundational computer skills. This exercise will help us to identify any LLN or computer skill shortages you may have and make sure that we are able to help you to get up to speed.

 Credit Transfer

A credit transfer recognises previous learning undertaken at one institution or provider as being equivalent to the learning undertaken at another institution or provider. Credit transfer may be granted for individual units of competence which are deemed to be equivalent. In general, the outcome of a successful application for credit transfer is advanced standing into your desired course. This means that you may be granted an exemption for a particular unit of competence for the course in which you are enrolled. In this way, you will not be required to repeat your previous learning. Credit transfer reduces unnecessary duplication and increases your capacity to maximise your career and employment opportunities. If you think you are eligible for credit transfer please contact our office to arrange an application form being provided.

 Participant Outcomes

90%

Surveyed graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

71%

Surveyed graduates of this course who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

20%

Surveyed graduates of this course who have enrolled in additional training or education.

40%

$40,200

Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

 Ready to start?

Select your study mode for details
RPL & Skills Recognition
Location: Australia Wide

Candidates often commence courses and modules with existing knowledge, skills, and experience that are relevant to their field of study. These attributes may have been gained in educational or practical settings (paid or voluntary) both in Australia or overseas. Recognising a candidates’ prior learning involves giving them credit towards a vocational qualification for the formal and informal learning experiences they have previously completed. For example, if you have previously worked in an office, you may have gained some skills that can be used as credit toward a business administration qualification. Likewise, if you have spent time helping out at a tuition centre for underpriviledged children, you may have some experience that is relevance to a teaching certification.

Essentially, RPL may mean that you do not have to complete all the modules, maybe none of them, in a given course of study to attain the full qualification.

Who Can Apply for the RPL Process?

Anyone who has previous knowledge, experience, or skills that are relevant to the course of study that they want to complete can apply for RPL, regardless of whether your training or experience was in Australia or abroad. To be successful, you need to be able to provide evidence of the skills and knowledge you have gained.

Process

1. Skills Review

You need to have current industry experience that can be validated in order to qualify for this RPL program.
When you contact us we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether the RPL process is right for you.

2. EVIDENCE PORTFOLIO

Evidence of your skills and knowledge may take a variety of forms and include existing qualifications or statement of attainment you may hold from prior training, resume, references from current and past employers, work samples.
You will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates your competence in each unit of competency in your chosen qualification.

Your assessor will explain the documents and evidence required to be submitted to Train n Trade as part of your portfolio. You will also be required to have a detailed competency conversation with your assessor, also your assessor may choose to perform a practical observation at your work site.

3. SKILLS CHECK

You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our assessor. The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation
Where gap training is required you will need to complete a theory or practical assessment as required.

4. QUALIFIED!

Upon successful completion of all units of competency within the qualification, you will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Qualification. Alternatively, a National Recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units of competency that have been successfully completed, if you do not meet the full qualification criteria.

Online / Mixed Mode
Duration: Self paced, maximum 12 months (this includes 240 hours of pratical work)
Location: Online with Skype tuition
Classroom Based Training

Currently not offered

Select your funding for details
Smart & Skilled

General Eligibility

To be eligible for Smart and Skilled funding at the time of enrolment in an approved qualification you must either:

  • Live or work in NSW (determined by postcode of the usual place of residence or place or work); OR
  • Live in a defined interstate NSW border area (as identified by a postcode in the list set out in the Operating Guidelines) and is Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

You must also:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or permanent Australian resident; or humanitarian visa holder; or New Zealand citizen, and
  • Are aged 15 years or older, and
  • Are no longer in secondary education, and
  • Comply with any relevant program eligibility criteria outline

Full Qualification Eligibility

In addition to the general eligibility, to be able to receive subsidised funding under Smart and Skilled Entitlement Full Qualification Program you must not have completed a post-school qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.

Note that if a person acquires a disability after completion of post-school qualification at Certificate IV level or higher and needs retraining in a new entry level career, and provides sufficient evidence that the qualification is necessary as part of a rehabilitation program and that the injury was sustained post school qualification then that person will be eligible to receive Subsidised Training in that Qualification.

To find out if you are eligible for this government funding, try our quick eligibility check. 

Fee for Service

Online / Mixed Mode:
Price: $4,500
(You will only be required to make a payment of $1500 upfront. The remainder will be paid via weekly instalments over a period of 6 weeks after commencement.)

RPL & Skills Recognition:
Price:$2,500
(You will only be required to make a payment of $1500 upfront. The remainder will be paid via weekly instalments over a period of 6 weeks after commencement.)

Classroom Based Training:
Currently not offered