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EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER BRIDGING PROGRAM

(DOMESTIC STUDENTS)

Transition your career with this advanced qualification designed for registered primary school teachers and gain the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work in early childhood education and care.

OVERVIEW

COURSE OVERVIEW

COURSE CODE

CHC50113

QUALIFICATION

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Transition your career with this advanced qualification designed for registered primary school teachers and gain the specialised skills and knowledge needed to work in early childhood education and care.

UNITS

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below. Participants will complete 23 of the 28 units of competency. The remaining 5 units are either direct credit transfer from primary teacher qualifications.

You will also be required to undertake 240 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

NUMBER OF UNITS

Core Units
Code Title
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
Elective Units
Code Title
BSBLED401
Develop teams and individuals
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCPOL003
Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCINM002 Meet community information needs

DELIVERY MODE

Mixed (self-paced plus workshop or 1:1 support) with practical placement

Formal entry requirements

To enter this course, you must hold teacher registration and a primary teaching qualification which focuses on children aged 3 to 8 or 5 to 12.

OTHER Requirements

You will need to apply for a Blue Card (working with children check) for placement – check if you are eligible here

You must have access to a computer with internet, MS Office, PDF reader software and a scanner or mobile with camera capabilities.

2020 STUDENT FEE OPTIONS

Student Fee Type
Per Course
Per Unit
Non-Concession Fee *
$450
$19.50
 
Concession Fee *
$200
$8.69

The Early Teacher Bridging Course is funded by the Queensland Government. Students are required to contribute to the costs of their training through a co-contribution fee (shown above *).

TESTIMONIALS

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

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Without the hardwork, much effort of our very supportive and active trainer, no other than Miss Sallie Abell… we will not be here today..to my classmates who had come along with us, sharing our laughter, knowledge and enjoying our class…more power to ALL and the rest of EDUCARE COLLEGE staffs..and everyone..

VERHNA ESA COCH

VERHNA ESA COCH

Educare Student 2017

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Thank you Lisa Dolby for your hard work and commitment you put in to help me achieve my goal if it wasn’t for you i wouldn’t be where i am today your such a lovely person always goes out of your way to help people im soooo thankful and i recommend you to any body who wants a trainer im going to miss our cheeky class talks lol but you the most once again thank you.

LANI BACKHOUSE-SMITH

LANI BACKHOUSE-SMITH

Educare Student 2017

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