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Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

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Course Details Reveal content for Course Details The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification reflects the role of an Educator who is responsible for implementing a learning curriculum within an Early Childhood sector.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
CHC30213
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

About this course

Course Details Reveal content for Course Details The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification reflects the role of an Educator who is responsible for implementing a learning curriculum within an Early Childhood sector. Upon completion you will be qualified to work within the requirements of the Education and Care National Quality Framework.

Entry requirements

Course Structure Reveal content for Course Structure Course Structure - Bridging TeacherStudy Modes: Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit Duration: This qualification is delivered over a 2 year period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Cluster 1 - Wellbeing and SafetyTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenHLTWHS003Maintain work health and safetyCluster 2 - Provide Care and NutritionTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE003Provide care for childrenCHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCluster 3 - Nurturing Relationships and Responsive PracticeTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenCHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourCHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCluster 4 - Engage and Promote Children's Learning and DevelopmentTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE022Promote children's agencyCHCECE023Analyse information to inform learningCHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and developmentCHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodCHCECE018Nurture creativity in childrenCluster 5 - Legislation and Service QualityTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operationsCHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceBSBLED401Develop teams and individualsCHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCLEG001Work legally and ethically Cluster 6 - Diversity and IndigenousTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV001Work with diverse people Other Units - see Entry RequirementsTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesHLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingOther Units - credited from teaching qualificationTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCINM002Meet community information needsCHCECE001Develop cultural competenceCHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practiceOn Campus Course StructureStudy Modes: On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit Duration: This qualification is delivered over a 85 week period, however as it is competency and cluster based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level. Cluster 1 - Children's Health and SafetyTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of childrenCluster 2 - First AidTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesHLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingCluster 3 - Workplace EffectivenessTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCLEG001Work legally and ethically CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCluster 4 - Play and DevelopmentTip: Horizontal scrolling available on larger tablesCHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhoodCHCECE013Use information about children to inform practiceCHCECE006Support behaviour of children and young peopleCluster 5 - Physical and Emotional WellbeingTip: Horiz

Study locations

Cairns QLD

How to apply

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Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at CQUniversity Australia (CQU).
69.8%
Overall satisfaction
81%
Skill scale
61.9%
Teaching scale
90.1%
Employed full-time
$62.6k
Average salary