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Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

National ID: CHC50113 | State ID: J594

 

This childcare course 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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Entrance Requirements
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Upon completion of the Diploma, you will become qualified to supervise other staff and volunteers. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services (0-12 years) in accordance with licensing, quality assurance and duty of care requirements.

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Advanced Early Childhood Education and Care Skill Set
Universtiy pathways that lead to a teaching qualfication

 

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Collie
Harvey
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin
Duration

Albany Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Bunbury Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Busselton Campus

Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Collie Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Harvey Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workshops
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Katanning Campus
Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Manjimup Campus
Full Time, Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Margaret River Campus
Part Time, Flexible, Workplace
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

Narrogin Campus
Flexible, Workplace
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

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Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

South Regional TAFE's indicative fees for 2017 are available at the link:
www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/feespaymentoptions
These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2017. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loan
Students in Diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Only an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder and resident in Australia, or a New Zealand Special Visa 444 student who can also provide evidence of a WACE Certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent can apply for a loan. For more information please see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ (Opens in a new window )

For information on the VET Student Loan process at South Regional TAFE please see http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

International students
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

 

Units

CORE
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse information to inform learningCHCECE023WG766
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and developmentCHCECE024WG767
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Embed sustainable practices in service operationsCHCECE025WG768
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourCHCECE020WG763
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCHCECE016WG759
Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceCHCECE019WG762
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodCHCECE017WG760
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCHCECE021WG764
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Nurture creativity in childrenCHCECE018WG761
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Promote children's agencyCHCECE022WG765
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenCHCECE026WG769
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse information to inform learningCHCECE023WG766
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and developmentCHCECE024WG767
Develop cultural competenceCHCECE001WG745
Develop positive and respectful relationships with childrenCHCECE007WG751
Embed sustainable practices in service operationsCHCECE025WG768
Ensure the health and safety of childrenCHCECE002WG746
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviourCHCECE020WG763
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCHCECE016WG759
Facilitate compliance in an education and care serviceCHCECE019WG762
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhoodCHCECE017WG760
Identify and respond to children and young people at riskCHCPRT001WG802
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCHCECE021WG764
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Nurture creativity in childrenCHCECE018WG761
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Promote and provide healthy food and drinksCHCECE004WG748
Promote children's agencyCHCECE022WG765
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care settingHLTAID004WG733
Provide care for babies and toddlersCHCECE005WG749
Provide care for childrenCHCECE003WG747
Use an approved learning framework to guide practiceCHCECE009WG752
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for childrenCHCECE026WG769
Work legally and ethicallyCHCLEG001AVB82
Elective Untis
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Build and sustain an innovative work environmentBSBINN502AUK09
Develop and implement policyCHCPOL002AVB51
Develop teams and individualsBSBLED401AUL82
Lead the work teamCHCMGT003AVB74
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
ELECTIVES
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Analyse and present research informationBSBRES401AUL69
Manage partnership agreements with service providersCHCMGT002AVB75
Meet community information needsCHCINM002AVB93
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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