Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

4.4
17 opinions
  • Open Colleges are brilliant! They have a large variety of courses and each one is not expensive. I was amazed at how much I got for the cost!
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  • Great staff support and excellent flow of study, my only hiccup was the re design of my course but that is a part of education of course. I found that the staff are there to help you with anything you need.
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  • The course was well structured and with information about all aspects of the topic. Assessors and tutors were helpful too.
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Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Methodology

    Online

  • Duration

    24 Months

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Childcare is a rewarding career choice, and the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), meaning that your diploma will demonstrate to potential employers that you have achieved a certain level of training and study.
If you want to help children get a great start in life, then this course is perfect for you. It will teach you to develop strategies to provide and maintain healthy, safe and caring environments for children. With the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you will learn how to design and implement educational programs that will stimulate learning and development, and get the skills you need to foster the holistic wellbeing of children.
You’ll also learn fundamental management skills, so you can move into more senior roles.
Why study this course?
You don’t need previous experience in childcare to enrol, all you need is to be over 18 years of age and have completed year 10 or a Certificate II or higher.
The course will cover the basics of childcare, and move through to more advanced education theory and practice.
It’s perfect for people wanting to start their career in childhood education, as well as for those looking for a qualification that will enable career progression into management roles.
This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

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To take into account

After enrolling in this course and completing the first module, you're eligible for a FREE one year membership to Early Childhood Australia (ECA), Australia's peak child care body, worth over $150!

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Opinions

4.4
fantastic
  • Open Colleges are brilliant! They have a large variety of courses and each one is not expensive. I was amazed at how much I got for the cost!
    |
  • Great staff support and excellent flow of study, my only hiccup was the re design of my course but that is a part of education of course. I found that the staff are there to help you with anything you need.
    |
  • The course was well structured and with information about all aspects of the topic. Assessors and tutors were helpful too.
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4.3
fantastic

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Harrie

4.0
06/02/2018
What I would highlight: Open Colleges are brilliant! They have a large variety of courses and each one is not expensive. I was amazed at how much I got for the cost!
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Kealie

4.0
05/02/2018
What I would highlight: Great staff support and excellent flow of study, my only hiccup was the re design of my course but that is a part of education of course. I found that the staff are there to help you with anything you need.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Lorraine

4.5
10/01/2018
What I would highlight: The course was well structured and with information about all aspects of the topic. Assessors and tutors were helpful too.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Julie-Anne

4.5
09/01/2018
What I would highlight: They keep things moving easily with each new module. Working out current assessments was initially a challenge.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Shuhua

3.5
09/12/2017
What I would highlight: I joined the Diploma of Early education and care with Open College. However, I wasn't able to find any student support provided me with an alternative unit right away.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2018

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The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 2 years

Subjects

  • Early Childhood Education

Course programme

  • Work legally and ethically
  • Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • Develop cultural competence
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
  • Ensure the health and safety of children
  • Provide care for babies and toddlers
  • Provide care for children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
  • Analyse information to inform learning
  • Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
  • Nurture creativity in children
  • Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
  • Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • Promote children's agency
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Embed sustainable practices in service operations
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
  • Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
  • Lead the work team
  • Develop and implement policy
  • Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Comply with family day care administration requirements
  • Attend to daily functions in home based child care

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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