Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care


Childcare Training

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50121) 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 twelve (12) core units and three (3) 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 (280 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.

List of core and electives:

Core units

BSBTWK502        Manage team effectiveness

CHCECE041        Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE043        Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE044        Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service

CHCECE045        Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children

CHCECE046        Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE047        Analyse information to inform children’s learning

CHCECE049        Embed environmental responsibility in service operations

CHCECE050        Work in partnership with children’s families

CHCECE042        Foster holistic early childhood learning, development, and wellbeing

CHCECE048        Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum

Elective units

CHCPRP003        Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTWHS006        Manage personal stressors in the work environment

BSBPEF502         Develop and use emotional intelligence

CHCPOL002         Develop and implement policy

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

training.gov.au – CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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