Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC50113
State ID: J594
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Course is available at the following locations

Private
AUSTRALIA-INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WORKPLACE TRAINING

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification prepares future carers with the education, training and skills required in this very rewarding profession. The Early Childhood Education and Care Course prepares individual to work with (0-5 year olds)

This qualification covers the competencies required for early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in Early Childhood Education and Care services. In doing so, they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They are responsible for the supervision of volunteers and/or other staff.

CAREER PROSPECTS
May include: Child Care Educator, Family Day Care Scheme Director/Manager, ECEC Team Leader. Industry employees, at a supervisor or higher level looking to upskill and/or achieve an award of a formal qualification, will benefit from this course.

FUNDING OPTIONS

Traineeship
Priority Industry Qualification (PIT)

Delivery Information: training is delivered fully on-the-job

CONTACT
Make an enquiry to AIWT to discuss your training options – (08) 9249 9688

Course description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification prepares future carers with the education, training and skills required in this very rewarding profession. The Early Childhood Education and Care Course prepares individual to work with (0-5 year olds)

This qualification covers the competencies required for early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in Early Childhood Education and Care services. In doing so, they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They are responsible for the supervision of volunteers and/or other staff.

CAREER PROSPECTS
May include: Child Care Educator, Family Day Care Scheme Director/Manager, ECEC Team Leader. Industry employees, at a supervisor or higher level looking to upskill and/or achieve an award of a formal qualification, will benefit from this course.

FUNDING OPTIONS

Traineeship
Priority Industry Qualification (PIT)

Delivery Information: training is delivered fully on-the-job

CONTACT
Make an enquiry to AIWT to discuss your training options – (08) 9249 9688

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Private
Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd

Qualification Description

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the qualification that ACECQA requires for those wanting to take on higher levels of responsibility and leadership in an early childhood service. It is the qualification for those wishing to lead an education and care program for children before they enter formal schooling.

Employment areas

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care provides for employment in the following roles:

  • Lead Educator in long day care, child care centres, occasional care
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Assistant Educator in a Kindergarten or preschool program, working with a teacher
  • Supervisor roles in ACECQA approved services.
  • Early Childhood Teacher (for those holding Primary Teaching qualifications. See also the Early Childhood Teacher Bridging Program)
  • Other education based employers may accept this qualification, such as working as tutor, education support staff or as teacher aides.

LEARNING AREAS

Through the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you will learn what it means to provide a program for babies, toddlers and young children and work in a position of responsibility. There are 28 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:

Developing, implementing and evaluating learning programs for children

Facilitating children’s holistic development and wellbeing

Managing and maintaining legal and ethical compliance

Leadership and basic management responsibilities

This qualification can be delivered with Jobs and Skills WA under the below subsidised training:

Traineeship (including Existing Worker Traineeship)

Priority Industry Qualifications (PIT)

Delivery location: Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka, WA 6061

Contact us now to check your eligibility for funding...
Email: 
info@accco.com.au 
Phone: Free call 1300 139 406 or (07) 3257 1972
Fill out the webform here: 
http://www.accco.com.au/contact-us/ 

Course description

Qualification Description

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the qualification that ACECQA requires for those wanting to take on higher levels of responsibility and leadership in an early childhood service. It is the qualification for those wishing to lead an education and care program for children before they enter formal schooling.

Employment areas

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care provides for employment in the following roles:

  • Lead Educator in long day care, child care centres, occasional care
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Assistant Educator in a Kindergarten or preschool program, working with a teacher
  • Supervisor roles in ACECQA approved services.
  • Early Childhood Teacher (for those holding Primary Teaching qualifications. See also the Early Childhood Teacher Bridging Program)
  • Other education based employers may accept this qualification, such as working as tutor, education support staff or as teacher aides.

LEARNING AREAS

Through the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you will learn what it means to provide a program for babies, toddlers and young children and work in a position of responsibility. There are 28 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:

Developing, implementing and evaluating learning programs for children

Facilitating children’s holistic development and wellbeing

Managing and maintaining legal and ethical compliance

Leadership and basic management responsibilities

This qualification can be delivered with Jobs and Skills WA under the below subsidised training:

Traineeship (including Existing Worker Traineeship)

Priority Industry Qualifications (PIT)

Delivery location: Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka, WA 6061

Contact us now to check your eligibility for funding...
Email: 
info@accco.com.au 
Phone: Free call 1300 139 406 or (07) 3257 1972
Fill out the webform here: 
http://www.accco.com.au/contact-us/ 

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Applied Education

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Australian Higher Education Academy

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge useful in the implementation of learning and development programs, and supporting children’s wellbeing in early childhood education and care settings. As an early childhood educator, you can be responsible for the development and implementation of learning programs for children aged 0 – 5 with the support of the room team. This qualification looks at the overarching education system, educational learning theories, observing children and interpreting behaviours, planning and implementing learning programs and working with other educators and families to obtain the best learning outcomes for children.

Successful completion of this qualification can provide a strong foundation for progressing into University Degree programs in Early Childhood Education with advanced standing and our staff are happy to discuss this with you.

This qualification can be completed as a traineeship in the workplace (if you are currently employed in the industry) or in a face to face classroom setting with small classes and experienced trainers who are able to cater for the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

All participants must complete 250 hours of work placement which the Academy coordinates on their behalf.

The Western Australian Government has identified the Child Care Industry as a skills shortage area.

Delivery location: Unit 15, 200 Wellington Street, EAST PERTH  WA  6004 and On-site

Course description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge useful in the implementation of learning and development programs, and supporting children’s wellbeing in early childhood education and care settings. As an early childhood educator, you can be responsible for the development and implementation of learning programs for children aged 0 – 5 with the support of the room team. This qualification looks at the overarching education system, educational learning theories, observing children and interpreting behaviours, planning and implementing learning programs and working with other educators and families to obtain the best learning outcomes for children.

Successful completion of this qualification can provide a strong foundation for progressing into University Degree programs in Early Childhood Education with advanced standing and our staff are happy to discuss this with you.

This qualification can be completed as a traineeship in the workplace (if you are currently employed in the industry) or in a face to face classroom setting with small classes and experienced trainers who are able to cater for the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

All participants must complete 250 hours of work placement which the Academy coordinates on their behalf.

The Western Australian Government has identified the Child Care Industry as a skills shortage area.

Delivery location: Unit 15, 200 Wellington Street, EAST PERTH  WA  6004 and On-site

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Private
Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard

Traineeship will be delivered fully on-the-job

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard

Traineeship will be delivered fully on-the-job

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Public
Central Regional TAFE
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.

Course description

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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Private
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

Course description

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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Private
Fast Track Training Australia

Classes begin every school term (4x per year) in Cockburn Central. The program includes face-to-face attendance in a friendly classroom setting combined with workplace visits and self-paced study. Access to modern online portal 24/7 which includes resources, toolboxes, pre-recorded webinars and videos. A work placement is required as part of this program.

See FTTA’s website for latest details or contact an FTTA student adviser.

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care your passport to a new and exciting career. Structured for adult learners who want to get working sooner rather than later. This qualification covers topics such as supervision, compliance, curriculum development, infection control, planning and the National Quality Framework. After completing the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you could be employed as a qualified educator, centre director, centre manager, authorised supervisor or group leader. With interest free payment options, unlimited support and a high graduation rate - FTTA is the best place to start your new career. Enrol in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care today and get started.

Delivery location: Perth – Unit 38/12 Junction Boulevard, Cockburn Central, WA 6164

Course description

Classes begin every school term (4x per year) in Cockburn Central. The program includes face-to-face attendance in a friendly classroom setting combined with workplace visits and self-paced study. Access to modern online portal 24/7 which includes resources, toolboxes, pre-recorded webinars and videos. A work placement is required as part of this program.

See FTTA’s website for latest details or contact an FTTA student adviser.

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care your passport to a new and exciting career. Structured for adult learners who want to get working sooner rather than later. This qualification covers topics such as supervision, compliance, curriculum development, infection control, planning and the National Quality Framework. After completing the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care you could be employed as a qualified educator, centre director, centre manager, authorised supervisor or group leader. With interest free payment options, unlimited support and a high graduation rate - FTTA is the best place to start your new career. Enrol in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care today and get started.

Delivery location: Perth – Unit 38/12 Junction Boulevard, Cockburn Central, WA 6164

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Diversity Skills Training

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Private
Foundation Education Pty Ltd

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care equips you to design a project plan, administer, monitor, finalise and review projects, establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children and determine individual and team development needs to facilitate the development of individuals and groups.

Delivery Information: Online, combined with 240 hours of practical placement available

Course description

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care equips you to design a project plan, administer, monitor, finalise and review projects, establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children and determine individual and team development needs to facilitate the development of individuals and groups.

Delivery Information: Online, combined with 240 hours of practical placement available

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Private
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

Course description

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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Private
Meerilinga Training College

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services.  In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.  They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Traineeships

Those currently employed in the industry (Funded)

A training contract and training plan are in place and the course includes scheduled face to face workplace training/tutorials and self-paced supported study.  Training and assessment are conducted in the regulated workplace of which the trainee must work at least 15 hours per week.

  • A minimum on the job practicum of 240 hours is required.
  • Training contract forms and fact sheets - http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/apprenticeship-office

For All Student Cohorts - MTC has a subcontract arrangement for the face to face delivery and assessment of HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.  This includes a self- paced theory assessment and practical component in a classroom environment. 

About the course

  • Flexibility is offered in delivery and assessment within packaging rules to assist students requiring additional support.

Potential Career Outcomes

Broader career pathway development can be explored in the Community Services, Health and Education industry areas.

Job Titles can be:

•             Authorised supervisor (children’s services)

•             Children’s services coordinator

•             Centre manager (children’s services)

•             Director (children’s services)

Course description

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services.  In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.  They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Traineeships

Those currently employed in the industry (Funded)

A training contract and training plan are in place and the course includes scheduled face to face workplace training/tutorials and self-paced supported study.  Training and assessment are conducted in the regulated workplace of which the trainee must work at least 15 hours per week.

  • A minimum on the job practicum of 240 hours is required.
  • Training contract forms and fact sheets - http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/apprenticeship-office

For All Student Cohorts - MTC has a subcontract arrangement for the face to face delivery and assessment of HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.  This includes a self- paced theory assessment and practical component in a classroom environment. 

About the course

  • Flexibility is offered in delivery and assessment within packaging rules to assist students requiring additional support.

Potential Career Outcomes

Broader career pathway development can be explored in the Community Services, Health and Education industry areas.

Job Titles can be:

•             Authorised supervisor (children’s services)

•             Children’s services coordinator

•             Centre manager (children’s services)

•             Director (children’s services)

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MercyCare Training

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Public
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.

Course description

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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Public
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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Private
One Tree Community Services Inc

One Tree RTO culture is based around delivering a high level of personalised support to our students. This qualification will train you to be a qualified educator with all the skills and knowledge required to be a leader, design and write curriculum, and understand all the requirements of the National Quality Framework.

Trainees using our RTO have 2 hours sessions with their trainer regularly either Face to Face, by webinar or telephone depending on location. Career pathways for this qualification include Certificate IV in Training and Assessing and Batchelor of Education.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

Course description

One Tree RTO culture is based around delivering a high level of personalised support to our students. This qualification will train you to be a qualified educator with all the skills and knowledge required to be a leader, design and write curriculum, and understand all the requirements of the National Quality Framework.

Trainees using our RTO have 2 hours sessions with their trainer regularly either Face to Face, by webinar or telephone depending on location. Career pathways for this qualification include Certificate IV in Training and Assessing and Batchelor of Education.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

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Private
Reach for Training

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so, they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Job prospects in the Early Childhood Education and Care over the next five years is estimated to be greater than 50,000 job openings according to the Department of Education and Training – My Skills.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Ability to design and implement curriculum in early childhood education and care services.
  • Basic understanding of children’s development
  • Ability to identify and respond to behavioural issues
  • Basic understanding of the health and safety of supervising children
  • Basic understanding of providing holistic learning development experiences
  • Ability to provide emergency first aid response to children
  • Ability to implement an approved framework within the requirement of the Education and Care Services National Regulation and the National Quality Standards
  • Supervise volunteers or other staff in early childhood education and care services

Delivery mode and location: Face to Face delivery

Mandurah – 279 Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so, they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Job prospects in the Early Childhood Education and Care over the next five years is estimated to be greater than 50,000 job openings according to the Department of Education and Training – My Skills.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Ability to design and implement curriculum in early childhood education and care services.
  • Basic understanding of children’s development
  • Ability to identify and respond to behavioural issues
  • Basic understanding of the health and safety of supervising children
  • Basic understanding of providing holistic learning development experiences
  • Ability to provide emergency first aid response to children
  • Ability to implement an approved framework within the requirement of the Education and Care Services National Regulation and the National Quality Standards
  • Supervise volunteers or other staff in early childhood education and care services

Delivery mode and location: Face to Face delivery

Mandurah – 279 Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah

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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.

Course description

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.

Course description

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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Private
Stanley College

In this course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional care and to meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children aged from 0 to 5. You will learn to work with culturally diverse children and implement plans in accordance with Australian licensing, accreditation and regulation, and duty of care. You will gain the competencies to supervise staff and volunteers.

This training is delivered face-to-face, over a period of 28 weeks (intensive course) to students who graduated with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or over a period of 55 weeks for students who do not hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This course includes mandatory work-based training which is organised by Stanley College.

Delivery location: Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT).

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

Course description

In this course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional care and to meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children aged from 0 to 5. You will learn to work with culturally diverse children and implement plans in accordance with Australian licensing, accreditation and regulation, and duty of care. You will gain the competencies to supervise staff and volunteers.

This training is delivered face-to-face, over a period of 28 weeks (intensive course) to students who graduated with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or over a period of 55 weeks for students who do not hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This course includes mandatory work-based training which is organised by Stanley College.

Delivery location: Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT).

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

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Private
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

Course description

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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Private
Upskilled Pty Ltd

There is an increasing skills shortage in services covering early childhood and school aged care, and Upskilled can provide the qualification you need to start your career in one of the fastest growing industries. This qualification covers workers in children’s services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements.

It has become an expectation that half of all educators employed in child care centres need to hold a Diploma level qualification, as a condition of operation. All Family day care coordinators working with children aged birth to 13 years must hold a Diploma level qualification. During this course you may perform such tasks as providing care for babies and toddlers, nurturing creativity in children, establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for children and identifying and responding to children and young people at risk.

Delivery is Online

Course description

There is an increasing skills shortage in services covering early childhood and school aged care, and Upskilled can provide the qualification you need to start your career in one of the fastest growing industries. This qualification covers workers in children’s services who are responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements.

It has become an expectation that half of all educators employed in child care centres need to hold a Diploma level qualification, as a condition of operation. All Family day care coordinators working with children aged birth to 13 years must hold a Diploma level qualification. During this course you may perform such tasks as providing care for babies and toddlers, nurturing creativity in children, establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for children and identifying and responding to children and young people at risk.

Delivery is Online

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West Australian Institute of Further Studies

If you have a passion for educating and guiding the youth of our generation, a strong determination and an unwavering patience then look no further! Our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care focuses on teaching our students a range of effective learning theories that assist with aiding a child’s development and help our students to easily adapt to new environments. This is perfect for you if you are looking to work in a more managerial based role within a childcare centre.

Delivery location: On-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

Course description

If you have a passion for educating and guiding the youth of our generation, a strong determination and an unwavering patience then look no further! Our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care focuses on teaching our students a range of effective learning theories that assist with aiding a child’s development and help our students to easily adapt to new environments. This is perfect for you if you are looking to work in a more managerial based role within a childcare centre.

Delivery location: On-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

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