CHC50113 DIPLOMA OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE
The course 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.
Completion of 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.
About the Course
Students of this course are required to complete 240 hours of work placement in an approved early childhood service. This allows for real practical experience that prepares students for a seamless adaption to the industry after course completion. This Diploma in Childcare course must be completed between 12 months and 2 years, which allows students for very flexible planning of their course requirements.
As a part of this course it is 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.