The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will provide you with an in-depth understanding of children and how to engage with them in a group care environment.
About the Course
Care for children, and help them learn about our world with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care. This course teaches students to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.
This course is ideal if you want to become early childhood educators responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in Early Childhood Education and Care services. You will learn how to plan learning using appropriate frameworks, support child development, understand legislation and maintain a safe environment for children, families, and staff.
This course has a practical component that requires 240 hours to be completed in a registered and licensed children’s service over the period of the qualification. Placement must occur for the full duration of the study period.
What You’ll Learn:
provide care for babies, toddlers, and children
promote children’s agency
promote positive social behaviours
plan learning using appropriate frameworks
support child development
maintain a safe environment for children, families, and staff
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
Nurture creativity in children
Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
Promote children’s agency
Analyse information to inform learning
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
Embed sustainable practices in service operations
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Maintain work health and safety
Develop teams and individuals
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Lead the work team
Develop and implement policy
Build and sustain an innovative work environment
Bachelor of Child, Youth, and Family Practice
Domestic Base Rate
Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care
Enrolment Fee: $200
Charlton Brown’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status and location at the time of applying. The following fees for this course are indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants.
Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.
Scholarships and discounts may apply for approved agents, campus locations or global region.
The training package does not have any entry requirement, but Charlton Brown’s specific course entry requirements are:
16 years old or above;
Australian Year 12 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;