COURSE CODE: CHC50113   |   Duration 108 weeks

CHC50113 | Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

COURSE DETAILS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no academic requirements for this qualification, however, Alpha International College requires that all students: 

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Pass a National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • Be willing to participate in a minimum of 240 hours of unpaid work placement.
  • All students must participate in an LLN assessment to demonstrate student’s strengths in language, literacy and numeracy.
COURSE FEES

COURSE FEES

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care$8,500 (no concessions)
Course Enrolment/ Application Fee$250 (no refund / can be transferred)

ADDITIONAL FEES

National Police Check$34 (required prior to enrolment)
Working with Children Check$102.70 (required prior to enrolment)
Text Books$150

ADMINISTRATION FEES 

Resubmission of Assessment$20 (per unit)
Reissue of Certificate or Statement of Attainment(SOA)$80 (per certificate or SOA)

*All payments can be made either by Cheque, Cash or Direct Deposit. Once you have completed and submitted your enrolment form to our office, we will provide an invoice detailing all payment options

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is structured to ensure that students receive adequate training in CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. This includes:

  • 108 weeks of classroom-based training of 20 hours face-to-face delivery per week
  • In addition, students are observed in the workplace over a period of 240 hours.
  • Students will also have 6 x 2-week breaks throughout the course duration

The qualification is made up of 28 units of competency which consists of 23 core units and 5 elective units that have been chosen by Alpha International College  based on industry requirements.

#NoUnit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveHrs
1CHCLEG001Work legally and ethicallyCore60
2CHCECE001Develop cultural competenceCore40
3CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCore80
4CHCECE003Provide care for childrenCore80
5CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCore60
6CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersCore80
7CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCore80
8CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCore40
9CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCore60
10CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodCore240
11CHCECE018Nurture creativity in childrenCore80
12CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceCore120
13CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourCore60
14CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCore60
15CHCECE022Promote children’s agencyCore80
16CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learningCore80
17CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and developmentCore180
18CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operationsCore20
19CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenCore80
20CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCore60
21HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingCore20
22CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCore40
23HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safetyCore40
24BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environmentElective50
25BSBLED401Develop teams and individualsElective40
26CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceElective120
27CHCMGT003Lead the work teamElective60
28CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleElective20
Intake

2019

28 January

22 April

15 July

14 October

2020

27 January

20 April

14 July

12 October

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HOW TO APPLY

Please contact Alpha International College 

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
ASSESSMENT METHODS
REFUND POLICY
IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT NEEDS AND SUPPORT
RESOURCES
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:

  • Work experience
  • Life experience
  • Previous study
  • Professional development programs

If you wish to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer, please notify Alpha International College  on the Enrolment form

ASSESSMENT METHODS

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess required skills and knowledge for each unit of competency. These may include but not limited to may be:

  • Written assessments, 
  • Portfolio of Evidence, 
  • Practical assessments, 
  • Projects, 
  • Assignments 
  • Presentations. 
  • Demonstrations in the workplace

Students will be notified in advance of the time and form of an assessment. As this is a competency-based training, the outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C ) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).

REFUND POLICY

To view our refunds policy and procedures, please click on the below link.

Fees, Charges and Refund Policy and Procedure

IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT NEEDS AND SUPPORT

Student needs are declared by the applicant at the time of enrolment: the application form allows the applicant to self-declare where they have learning disabilities.  Every student is interviewed either face-to-face or over the telephone to attempt to establish the applicant skill and knowledge levels, their current employment and how that relates to the course content and interaction.

Where language, literacy, and numeracy are in question, Alpha International College has a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment they may undertake to confirm their level of language, literacy and numeracy skills.  Reasonable adjustment to training and assessment will be made and additional support (e.g. LLN, assistive technology, additional training, alternative delivery and assessment modes and methods) provided where students with physical attributes or specific learning needs are identified as requiring these changes to complete their training and assessment.

RESOURCES

Students will provide with the following resources required to complete the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care:

  • Learner Guide
  • Course Handouts
  • Childcare Equipment and Resources
  • Assessment resources

Students will need to ensure that they bring the appropriate stationary to their training including an A4 notebook and pens.

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