CRICOS course code: 082757J
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
The CHC50113 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. You will learn what it means to provide a program for babies, toddlers and young children and work in a position of responsibility. It is the qualification for those wishing to lead an education and care program for children before they enter formal schooling.
There are 28 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:
Students must undergo a criminal history and working with children check prior to undertaking Vocational Placement in an early education service, or undertaking activities in any unit which may involve contact with children or young people (under 18). It is a requirement of the qualifications that students obtain a Blue Card upon commencement of study and hold a current Blue Card for the duration of enrolment in the qualification.
The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care provides for employment in the following roles:
English College Pathways
ACCCO prides itself on maintaining solid quality relationships with reputable educational partners. Students who do not meet our English Language entry requirements may choose to study an English course at one of our English College Partners.
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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Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)161 Brunswick Street
Australian Child Care Career Options uses a range of selection criteria in our selection of students for entry into courses, but in general the potential student must:
We accept the following English tests for standard entry into our qualifications;