The CHC50113 certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care is delivered over 66 weeks face to face which includes 28 units of study and 240 hours work placement component. Work placements will be pre-arranged with approved childhood centre partners and arrangements will be supported by the college.
The face to face training component has been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to become a carer within the early childhood education and care industry and to follow an individualised plan which is tailored to provide care and support to children.
It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of an Australian Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalent.
Students are required to pass a Working with Children/ Vulnerable People Check (including Police Clearance) in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing work placement.
|Course Code||Course Name|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency response in an education and care setting|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care services|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies of the inclusion of all children|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations|
|CHCECE006||Support behaviour of children and young people|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCECE010||Support the holistic development of children in early childhood|
|CHCECE013||Use information about children to inform practice|
|CHCINM002||Lead the work team|
Upon completion of this course, students may further their studies and go on to University to complete a Bachelor of Education.
Suitable Career outcomes may include:
Queensland Higher Level Skills – for students residing in Queensland
Higher Level Skills Funding: The Higher-Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university. Read the Higher-Level Skills student fact sheet at https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/highskills.
Fee for Service: Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training. See here.
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