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:
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).
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.
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)
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:
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
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.
“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 DewanganFormer 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 PandherFormer student, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113