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
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. These fees are the indicative standard retail fees for this course and are provided for guidance purposes only. All fees and terms and conditions associated with a course will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants.
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;
Pass CB LLN Test;
Basic Computer skills;
(International student only)
IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
Pass CB entry test;
Why study with ?
Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.
Lots of Pathway Options.
We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith, Bond and UTAS.
Accessible Entry Requirements.
Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.
Just the education you need.
Our hyper-focused, student-support-heavy training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.
How do I apply?
Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.
Submit an Application
It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time. Click here to start →
Accept your letter of offer
Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Sign and send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our Admissions Team will send you an onboarding pack, provide Student Learning Portal access and introduce you to your trainer. Welcome onboard!
Thank you for the great service and guidance in educating students. I finished my certificate in this college because they’re very helpful and professional.
Words cannot express accurately enough how grateful I am for having Fanny as my trainer during most of my Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. The level of her service delivery was above and beyond my expectations, as well as her ethics and the knowledge and skill set she kindly shared with her students, always with a positive attitude, broad smile and gentleness that are her trademark.
Teachers and general staff are always willing to attend our needs, tutoring, questions or even basic documents from reception. The campus is organised and clean. Library, learning materials and even the kitchen are always available for student’s use. I feel comfortable studying here and supported by my teachers. Having chosen to study Childcare at Charlton Brown has being a great decision. Thank you Fanny and Fei for your constant support both in theory assessments!
Charlton Brown’s trainers are excellent, helping me throughout my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education with incredible examples from the industry, blending their experience and background into the lessons; it really makes the training engaging.