CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Nationally Recognised Training

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Our qualification incorporates the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) requirements.

This course may be completed through a Smart and Skilled Traineeship / Entitlement pathway or a fee for service enrolment.



  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Group/Team Coordinator
  • Childcare Educator
  • Certified Manager
  • Educational Leader
  • Approved Provider
  • Director/Manager
  • Service Coordinator
DELIVERY OPTIONS → Fee for Service and Smart & Skilled Entitlement model enrolments
  • 18 to 24 month enrolment duration
  • Minimum of 240 work placement hours required
  • Min avg of 21 hrs per week
  • Full Time term = 24 months (18 months where CHC30113 completed)
  • Open to New Entrant & existing workers
28 Units to be completed in total: 23 Core & 5 Elective units
Code Title Core / Elective
CHCLEG001 *Work legally and ethically Core
CHCECE001 *Develop cultural competence Core
CHCECE002 *Ensure the health and safety of children Core
CHCECE003 *Provide care for children Core
CHCECE004 *Promote and provide healthy food and drinks Core
CHCECE005 *Provide care for babies and toddlers Core
CHCECE007 *Develop positive and respectful relationships with children Core
CHCPRT001 *Identify and respond to children and young people at risk Core
HLTAID004 *Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Core
CHCDIV002 *Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service Core
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development Core
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCECE009 *Use an approved learning framework to guide practice Core
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team Elective
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Elective
CHCECE028 Collaborate with families to plan service and supports Elective

* A person will be taken to be actively working towards a Diploma level qualification after successful completion of the 11 indicated units of competency

We have listed commonly used electives however there is a wider range of electives available to suit your requirements.

This qualification is Centrelink approved.

Professional Development Workshops & Study Sessions available

How to Enrol

Please complete the following enrolment form online to enrol into the full qualification.

Trainer Support

Students are able to contact their Trainer and Assessor through email and telephone during normal business hours. To ensure the quickest response time, the preferred method is via email.

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