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Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

 

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care covers educators in children's services (early childhood) who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. At this level educators have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers. In most states it is the highest qualification required at director or service manager level for children's service centre based care and education.

This Diploma will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage the operation of a child care centre, provide care and meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of infants and young children in various care settings.

You will learn about ethical work practices and legal requirements of the industry. You will also gain advanced skills in care routines, working with families, observing and recording children's behaviour, working with culturally diverse clients and managing safety in the workplace.

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 various child care situations.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Upon completion of the Diploma, you will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-5 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

With experience, you will be able to go on to undertake a number of leadership and management roles with an early childhood education and care service including Co-ordinator, Educational Leader and Pedagogical Leader.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Graduates are eligible for University entry and credit

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

South Metro Tafe
Armadale
Three semesters
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N

South Metro Tafe
Rockingham
Three semesters
N
N

South Metro Tafe
Thornlie
Three semesters
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Three semesters
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Leederville
Three semesters
N
N

North Metro Tafe
Midland
Three semesters
N
N

Central Regional Tafe
Geraldton
Three semesters
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Albany
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Bunbury
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Busselton
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Manjimup
 
N
N

South Regional Tafe
Narrogin
 
N
N

Entrance requirements

Upon completion of the Diploma, you will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

Further study opportunities:

Upon completion of the Diploma, you will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-5 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

With experience, you will be able to go on to undertake a number of leadership and management roles with an early childhood education and care service including Co-ordinator, Educational Leader and Pedagogical Leader.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Graduates are eligible for University entry and credit

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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
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