CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Advance your career with the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Perfect for educators aspiring to leadership roles.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime.
Study for a minimum of 14 hours per week to complete modules in 24 months.
100% online with 320 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Assistant Director/Director in a Childcare Centre/Area Manager
  • Childcare Supervisor 
  • Early Childhood Teacher (for those holding Primary Teaching Qualifications) 
  • Family Day Care Educator or Area Coordinator 
  • Lead Educator 
  • Outside of School Hours Care Coordinator 
  • Support worker for a child with additional needs
Course Modules
  1. BSBSUS511 Develop Workplace Policies And Procedures For Sustainability
  2. CHCPRP003 Reflect On And Improve Own Professional Practice
  3. BSBTWK502 Manage Team Effectiveness
  4. BSBHRM413 Support The Learning And Development Of Teams And Individuals
  5. CHCDIV003 Manage And Promote Diversity
  6. CHCECE049 Embed Environmental Responsibility In Service Operations
  7. CHCECE044 Facilitate Compliance In A Children's Education And Care Service
  8. CHCECE041 Maintain A Safe And Healthy Environment For Children
  9. CHCECE050 Work In Partnership With Children's Families
  10. CHCECE048 Plan And Implement Children's Education And Care Curriculum
  11. CHCECE047 Analyse Information To Inform Children's Learning
  12. CHCECE045 Foster Positive And Respectful Interactions And Behaviour In Children
  13. CHCECE046 Implement Strategies For The Inclusion Of All Children
  14. CHCECE043 Nurture Creativity In Children
  15. CHCECE042 Foster Holistic Early Childhood Learning, Development And Wellbeing
Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Payment Options
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 320 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

Course Pre-Requisites

In order to enrol in the Diploma, you must hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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