Become a fully qualified early childhood educator and develop skills in providing activities and care to children. You’ll learn to facilitate learning and play in order to enable children to achieve developmental outcomes
In This Program
- Develop specialised skills to take your career in Early Childhood Education and Care to the next level.
- Hands on experience with the guidance of our qualified teachers.
- Learn in a positive atmosphere and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.
We will teach you practical skills in areas of:
- Nurture creativity in children
- Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
- Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum
- Manage team effectiveness
- Analyse information to inform children’s learning
WORK PLACEMENT/ INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.
- Classroom Based
- Distance Learning
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Students are also required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment.
These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs.
The ability to obtain a Working with Children Check – Working with Children Check & Police Check required for industry work placement.
- Childhood Education Manager
- Outside School Hours Coordinator
- Family-Daycare Coordinator
- Team Leader or Room Leader in a Service
- Early-Childhood Educator
- Playgroup Coordinator
- Assistant Director of Early Childhood Services
- Early-Childhood Educator – Team Leader
- Reliever in Early-Childhood Programs
FUNDING, ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE FEE
Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding (Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!
For more information, refer to the Course fee.
This course has 15 units of competency:
- 12 core units
- 3 elective units
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CHCECE041||Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||Core|
|CHCECE042||Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing||Core|
|CHCECE043||Nurture creativity in children||Core|
|CHCECE044||Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service||Core|
|CHCECE045||Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children||Core|
|CHCECE046||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||Core|
|CHCECE047||Analyse information to inform children’s learning||Core|
|CHCECE048||Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum||Core|
|CHCECE049||Embed environmental responsibility in service operations||Core|
|CHCECE050||Work in partnership with children’s families||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness||Core|
|CHCMGT005||Facilitate workplace debriefing and support processes||Elective|
|CHCECE052||Plan service and supports for children and families||Elective|
|CHCECE053||Respond to grievances and complaints about the service||Elective|