Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care


Childcare Training

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) is created for ambitious educators, responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating early childhood education and care programs.

Students will discover how to look at the world from a child’s perspective. Learning all aspects of children’s services including current curriculum, understanding the national learning frameworks, legislative requirements, and a holistic approach to child development.

Upskilling within your career in childcare, one of Australia’s fast-growing industries, is as simple as enrolling in our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with h&h Accredited Training.

This diploma can lead to roles such as:

  • Educator
  • Director
  • Owner
  • Room leader
  • Supervisor
  • Playgroup Supervisor

h&h offer these courses through classroom, distance (home-based with access to one-on-one trainer support at the college), traineeship (work-based training) and Online (digital learning). You have up to 24 months to complete this course (traineeship timeframes vary, see our staff).

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Our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is composed of twenty-three (23) core units and five (5) elective units. These units will provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and care for young children as well as provide education tailored to their needs.

Read our student testimonials to see why h&h is the preferred college to study with. 

Industry fact – “The peak age of ECEC attendance was at 4 years, when 87% of children were in some form of ECEC, including 82% in formal ECEC.” (1)

Work placement

h&h arranges the work placements for students currently studying Childcare courses at Certificate III or Diploma level. We have long standing relationships with several childcare centres and facilities, some even being run by previous h&h students, in Sydney which makes our students job ready and in high demand for employment.  These facilities are in areas close to public transport and have access to onsite parking.

Placements are generally full-time (240 hours in total) and are completed on weekdays, which not only allows students an opportunity to develop their learnt skills but an experience that could lead to gaining employment.

Working With Children Check (WWCC)

The Working With Children Check (WWCC) is a requirement for anyone who works or volunteers in child-related work in NSW.

First Aid training

As part of your qualification, you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of applying first aid in a variety of situations. This training consists of theory and practical components. The hands on delivery is one of the most popular parts of this course. First aid training is not only beneficial in childcare, but in everyday activities.

Our staff will arrange your first aid training during your course to equip you for work placement.

List of core and electives:

Core units

CHCLEG001         Work legally and ethically

CHCDIV002         Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCPRT001         Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004          Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003        Maintain work health and safety

CHCECE002         Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE016         Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE018         Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE025         Embed sustainable practices in service operations

CHCECE022         Promote children’s agency

CHCECE023         Analyse information to inform learning

CHCCEC026         Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

CHCECE021         Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE020         Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

CHCECE004         Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE009         Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE001         Develop cultural competence

CHCECE003         Provide care for children

CHCECE005         Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007         Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE024         Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

CHCECE017         Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCECE019         Facilitate compliance in an education and care services

Elective units

CHCPRP003         Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCCOM005      Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCMGT003       Lead the work team

CHCPOL002         Develop and implement policy

BSBLED401          Develop teams and individuals

For more information on the training package requirements for this qualification.


https://aifs.gov.au/publications/child-care-and-early-childhood-education-australia (1)

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“I did my Diploma in Childcare Education and Care with h&h. My teacher’s knowledge was vast and she explained in an easy way, with practical experience.”

Anju Dewangan

Former student, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113
“The highly educated trainers helped me achieve my dreams. I can’t thank them enough for the support I received.”

Aarti Pandher

Former student, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113

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