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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

A fulfilling career helping children grow and develop

This diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre where you would be responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services (0-5 years), in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. You would also supervise staff and volunteers.

During this course you will learn to provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

As part of this qualification you will undertake ongoing work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them.

In most states this is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

Gain these skills
  • Ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry
  • Advanced skills in:
    • Care routines
    • Working with families
    • Observing and recording children's behaviour
    • Working with culturally diverse clients
    • Managing safety in the workplace
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with children and able to relate to them and their parents
  • Enthusiastic, tactful, patient and a sense of humor
  • Calm, alert, observant and active
  • Able to use judgment and initiative and work as part of a team
  • Good fitness level to be able to lift children and child care equipment

 




Training is connecting

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Work placement

Before attending work placement you will be required to obtain: 

  • Working with Children Check
  • Federal Police Clearance
  • Medical clearance

Under 18 students will be required to obtain a Confidential Statutory Declaration and a medical clearance.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Crèche Supervisor
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • Playgroup Leader

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Further study

Graduates are eligible for university entry and credit.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment, 2019

Leederville - Employer based

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Duration 3 year/s
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Leederville - Traineeship

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Continuous enrolment, 2020

Leederville - Employer based

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Leederville - Traineeship

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Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 3 semester/s
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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - Online - Term 1 Intake

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Duration 18 months
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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - Online - Term 2 Intake

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Leederville - On Campus

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Leederville - Online - Term 1 Intake

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Duration 4 semester/s
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Leederville - Online - Term 2 Intake

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Midland - Online - Term 1 Intake

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Duration 18 months
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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - Online - Term 4 Intake

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Duration 2 year/s
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Leederville - Online - Term 4 Intake

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Midland - Online - Term 4 Intake

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Page last updated October 17, 2019