Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082757J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators.

Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.

Pathways to Further Study

Some universities offer credit from the Diploma to enrol into Early Childhood Teaching qualifications. Alternatively, the CHC60215 Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management is a great qualification for those aspiring to secure a management position in early childhood services.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Start date: To suit the client/individual
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)

161 Brunswick Street
Brisbane Queensland 4006
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a:

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or
CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

We accept the following English tests for standard entry into our qualifications;

  • IELTS: minimum score of 5.5, with no subscore less than 5.0 or
  • TOEFL: a minimum score of 527 or
  • Internet-based (iBT) TOEFL: a score of 46 (no sub-score less than 35) or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 42 or
  • Cambridge English Advanced level: a minimum score of 162