This course will qualify you to work in a range of early childhood education and care settings and is relevant to educators, family day care coordinators and applicants for a supervisor certificate to work in any approved education and care service in Australia. In most states and territories in Australia, a diploma is the minimum qualification required to be a director or manage an early childhood service.

The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor or management role in child care, preparing you to establish a safe and healthy environment, and design and evaluate programs and care routines for children.

About the Course

Students are required to complete 240 hours of work placement in an approved early childhood service and a completion time of 12 months to 2 years applies to this course. Students are required to obtain a blue card in Queensland or a working with children clearance in your relevant state or territory.

The diploma prepares you to deal with the complex issues you may encounter in this career with confidence and professionalism.

You will learn how to manage staff who look after children, how to create a safe working environment and how to promote inclusive policies and coordinate the workplace. A work placement also gives you real-life training to make sure that you are ready to step directly into professional employment.


Total Number of Units  28 Units (Comprising 23 Core and 5 Electives)

Course Duration  Maximum 24 months

National Code  CHC50113

Qualification  CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Delivery Method  Online with Work Placement

Awarded by  Amazing Education and Training (Provider number: 41123)


CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood and Care is offered by Amazing Education & Training as part of the Queensland Higher Level Skills Program.*

Monthly, fortnightly or weekly payments are available with our courses so you can choose a payment method that suits your budget with some students possibly eligible for zero out of pocket plans.

HLS Concessional Student: $20 per unit, 28 units = $560

HLS Non-Concessional Student: $25 per unit, 28 units = $700

Fee for Service Student (not eligible for funding): $160 per unit, 28 units = $4,480

*Higher Level Skills Program is funded by the Queensland Government


The early childhood education and care industry is a large and ever-growing provider of education and care to young children. Early childhood educators have an opportunity to influence the learning and development of children at the most important stage of their lives – the early years.

Education in the early years (under five) is crucial for brain and overall development of children. Meaningful interactions between children, their peers and educators act to develop children’s language and communication, while assisting them to build secure relationships as well as enhancing their social and emotional wellbeing.

Children are the future and early childhood educators play a crucial role in providing quality experiences and interactions that help prepare them for the transition to school and beyond. Early childhood educators have an opportunity to positively impact on children’s lives, which is why a career in early childhood can be very rewarding and satisfying.

The diverse career opportunities in early childhood education are increasing due to the growth in the industry and the roles that are required to fulfil the objectives of Australia’s Early Childhood Education and Care Strategy.

Individuals who obtain a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care can have the opportunity to undertake any of the following roles:

Early childhood educator

Educational leader

Child development or support worker

Mobile and occasional care coordinator

Family day care coordinator

Nominated supervisor


Area manager


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