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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and 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.
 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

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

The training package does not specify any mandatory entry requirements into this course. However prospective students should note that a mandatory part of the course requires you to participate and complete a supervised work placement, in a suitable environment that provides the services in your selected area of
study. Before you commence work placement, you may be required to obtain a police clearance (approximately $72). Please check when you enquire as to whether a police clearance is required for your work placement.

It is strongly recommended you also consult with your doctor about having a flu vaccination.

Further information on work placement requirements can be obtained from the CHC Training Package Implementation Guide

Job opportunities

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.

Study pathway
  • Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
  • Advanced Early Childhood Education and Care Skill Set
  • University pathways that lead to a teaching qualfication
How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online 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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany - Full time, Part time, Flexible, Traineeship

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Duration 24 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Full-Time
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This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Esperance - Part time

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Duration 4 semester/s
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Esperance
How Part-Time
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Katanning - Part time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Katanning
How Part-Time
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Margaret River - Part time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 24 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Margaret River
How Part-Time
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Semester 1

Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
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Busselton- Full time, Part time, Flexible, Workplace

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Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 1
Where Busselton
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Manjimup - Full time, Part time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1
Where Manjimup
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Narrogin - Full time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 3 semester/s
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Semester 2

Bunbury - Full time, Part time, Traineeship

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Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
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Busselton- Full time, Part time, Flexible, Workplace

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Duration 3 semester/s
When Semester 2
Where Busselton
How Full-Time
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Manjimup - Full time, Part time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2
Where Manjimup
How Full-Time
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This course may have multiple study options available. For more information please complete the enquiry form below.
Narrogin - Full time, Flexible, Workplace, Traineeship

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Duration 24 months
When Semester 2
Where Narrogin
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