Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113
State ID: J594
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AUSTRALIA-INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WORKPLACE TRAINING

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Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd

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Applied Education

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Australian Higher Education Academy

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Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training

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Central Regional TAFE
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Training Package Version: Release 4
Do you want a career supporting the future? When you complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a team leader career as an early childhood educator, childhood education manager, or outside school hours coordinator. You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the education sector, designing and implementing programs to foster learning and development, nurturing creativity, inclusion strategies, working in partnership with families, managing challenging behaviours, understanding legal, policy and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
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Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information.
Workplacement : A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course, unless you are employed as an educator and can demonstrate required hours.
VET Student Loans : This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training (VET) provider approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme available to assist eligible students studying VET Diploma and Higher Education qualifications to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Check out our website here for more details.

Early Childhood Education @Northam : Our Northam Campus offers a unique and flexible approach to the delivery of this course. Find out more about the structure and requirements for study with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

Early Childhood Education @Geraldton : Our Geraldton Campus offers this course with a focus on delivered tutorials and workshops. Find out more about the structure and requirements for study with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

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Course Details
Training Package Version: Release 4
Do you want a career supporting the future? When you complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a team leader career as an early childhood educator, childhood education manager, or outside school hours coordinator. You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the education sector, designing and implementing programs to foster learning and development, nurturing creativity, inclusion strategies, working in partnership with families, managing challenging behaviours, understanding legal, policy and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
Additional Resources
Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course. Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Information.
Workplacement : A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course, unless you are employed as an educator and can demonstrate required hours.
VET Student Loans : This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training (VET) provider approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme available to assist eligible students studying VET Diploma and Higher Education qualifications to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Check out our website here for more details.

Early Childhood Education @Northam : Our Northam Campus offers a unique and flexible approach to the delivery of this course. Find out more about the structure and requirements for study with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

Early Childhood Education @Geraldton : Our Geraldton Campus offers this course with a focus on delivered tutorials and workshops. Find out more about the structure and requirements for study with our Pre Enrolment Information booklet.

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CTAS Education

CTAS Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who has been successfully owned and operating in WA for over 10 years. We are a team of passionate, committed and highly experienced early childhood professionals who aim to empower educators and raise the standard of education and care in WA.

Here at CTAS Education, we provide training that is catered specifically to early childhood educators.

This particular course is offered as a traineeship and therefore training and assessment is conducted in the workplace. Your trainer will be highly qualified and able to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with you. During your course you will be assessed using various methods, including verbal questioning, observations, role play and written tasks relevant to your daily work. You will receive exceptional resources and support to assist you with completing your assessments.

Our trainers will work with you on an individual basis and in partnership with your supervisors to ensure you continually improve and progress through your qualification.

Training is delivered on-site fully on-the-job

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CTAS Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who has been successfully owned and operating in WA for over 10 years. We are a team of passionate, committed and highly experienced early childhood professionals who aim to empower educators and raise the standard of education and care in WA.

Here at CTAS Education, we provide training that is catered specifically to early childhood educators.

This particular course is offered as a traineeship and therefore training and assessment is conducted in the workplace. Your trainer will be highly qualified and able to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with you. During your course you will be assessed using various methods, including verbal questioning, observations, role play and written tasks relevant to your daily work. You will receive exceptional resources and support to assist you with completing your assessments.

Our trainers will work with you on an individual basis and in partnership with your supervisors to ensure you continually improve and progress through your qualification.

Training is delivered on-site fully on-the-job

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Fast Track Training Australia

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Diversity Skills Training

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Foundation Education Pty Ltd

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Gold Star Child Care Training

Suitable for educators looking to improve their career and skills while moving into or preparing for a Room Leader or Director role, this course provides a good understanding of the specific leadership skills and tasks required to become a quality Director. Training is delivered in the work place-to balance knowledge and skills learning. Delivery is available right across WA through either the Traineeship or PIT program. Fee for service options are also available.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

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Suitable for educators looking to improve their career and skills while moving into or preparing for a Room Leader or Director role, this course provides a good understanding of the specific leadership skills and tasks required to become a quality Director. Training is delivered in the work place-to balance knowledge and skills learning. Delivery is available right across WA through either the Traineeship or PIT program. Fee for service options are also available.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

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Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd

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JSW Training & Community Services

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Meerilinga Training College

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MercyCare Training

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North Metropolitan TAFE

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'll 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.

This course prepares you for roles such as:

  • Qualified in a children's services setting
  • Crèche Supervisor
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • Playgroup Leader

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.

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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'll 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.

This course prepares you for roles such as:

  • Qualified in a children's services setting
  • Crèche Supervisor
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • Playgroup Leader

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.

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North Regional TAFE

Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. You will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised 240 hours of work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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Make a difference in childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development.

This course reflects the role of an educator who is responsible for the planning, implementing and management of programs in early childhood education and care services in accordance with legislative requirements and national quality standards. You will learn how to document, plan and evaluate children’s play, with a focus on inclusion, mentoring, management and working in a culturally diverse environment.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised 240 hours of work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

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One Tree Community Services Inc

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Reach for Training

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SMYL Community Services

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South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want a career supporting the future?

When you complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a team leader career as an early childhood educator, childhood education manager, or outside school hours coordinator.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the education sector, designing and implementing programs to foster learning and development, nurturing creativity, inclusion strategies, working in partnership with families, managing challenging behaviours, understanding legal, policy and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

For online study, this is not a fully online course as students are required to do a work placement at a regulated education and care service in SMTAFE’s vicinity so the lecturer can visit.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Do you want a career supporting the future?

When you complete the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you'll be on your way to a team leader career as an early childhood educator, childhood education manager, or outside school hours coordinator.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the education sector, designing and implementing programs to foster learning and development, nurturing creativity, inclusion strategies, working in partnership with families, managing challenging behaviours, understanding legal, policy and administrative requirements, first aid, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

For online study, this is not a fully online course as students are required to do a work placement at a regulated education and care service in SMTAFE’s vicinity so the lecturer can visit.

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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South Regional TAFE

This childcarecourse is completed over 2 years commencing in Semester 1 each year. It is ideal for those persons with a passion for working with young children. There is a large emphasis on practical application of your skills. Work placements will be organised by the college in local early childhood enterprises. If you are already working in the industry, you may wish to enquire to study as a flexible student and complete assessments on work-based projects. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is also available for people with substantive, recent industry experience in a licensed Early Childhood Education and Care setting.

This qualification is for educators in early childhood education and care services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in accordance with approvals, quality rating systems and duty of care requirements.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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This childcarecourse is completed over 2 years commencing in Semester 1 each year. It is ideal for those persons with a passion for working with young children. There is a large emphasis on practical application of your skills. Work placements will be organised by the college in local early childhood enterprises. If you are already working in the industry, you may wish to enquire to study as a flexible student and complete assessments on work-based projects. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is also available for people with substantive, recent industry experience in a licensed Early Childhood Education and Care setting.

This qualification is for educators in early childhood education and care services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in accordance with approvals, quality rating systems and duty of care requirements.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Stanley College

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Sterling Business College

This one year advanced qualification trains you to work as qualified staff within Early Childhood Education and Care, and possibly to progress into management positions, with experience. A balance of theoretical and practical skills allows you to address issues facing families and children within society. You will supplement the theory provided by our trainers with an ongoing practical work placement. Overall, the training prepares you for a dynamic and rewarding career working as qualified staff in a range of centre based care settings.

PIT and jobseekers.

Delivery location: 65 Newcastle St Perth WA 6000

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This one year advanced qualification trains you to work as qualified staff within Early Childhood Education and Care, and possibly to progress into management positions, with experience. A balance of theoretical and practical skills allows you to address issues facing families and children within society. You will supplement the theory provided by our trainers with an ongoing practical work placement. Overall, the training prepares you for a dynamic and rewarding career working as qualified staff in a range of centre based care settings.

PIT and jobseekers.

Delivery location: 65 Newcastle St Perth WA 6000

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Upskilled Pty Ltd

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West Australian Institute of Further Studies

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