Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC50113

Total Duration

52 Weeks

(49 weeks Tuition + 3 weeks Break)

Location

QLD/TAS Campuses (AIBT)

Pricing

(*Not including Non-Tuition Fees)

Tuition Fee - OffShore Int Student: $12,000 *

Tuition Fee - OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000*

Total Materials Fee $1,000

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

In order to complete this qualification, students must complete 240 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Students must also attend face to face classes, up to four days per week. Placement will be provided, however students will be required to complete placement during breaks and outside of their face to face classes.

Important – Pre-Enrolment Information:

Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to complete the Student Pre-Enrolment Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Form.  After receiving and reviewing the form a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent will be scheduled where you will be provided with all the relevant course information to help guide you into making a formal decision.

More information on Student Pre-Enrolment and Application Process is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au

National Code:
CHC50113
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT CRICOS CODE: 093819J
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:

AIBT (QLD/TAS) In Class/Blended

Assessment:
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects.
Intake Dates:

AIBT – Monthly intakes except August (December intake online classes only)

Awarded by
Brighton Pacific Pty Ltd T/A Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 28
23 core units and 5 elective units.
Plus 2 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed here
3 elective units may be selected from any available training package and/or accredited course

Handling Fee (Administration Fee for Assessment)
$200 – Onshore / Offshore Students
$900 – Onshore / Offshore Students with a dependant/family
Placement Fees
Before commencing placement within Diana School of Community Services and Fauchard School of Dental Sciences, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense.
Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents. More information on these mandatory required documents can be identified on each individual course page on our website. Dental students are required to pay an additional fee for placement.
OSHC Fees
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSCH) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care. You can organise your own OSHC or we can assist you, as AIBT/ AIBT-I has an agreement with Bupa, one of Australia’s major health insurance providers. For more information, please visit their website: https://www. bupa.com.au/
Under 18’S Fees
We are partnered with Australian Homestay Network (AHN) – Australia’s Largest Homestay provider. The homestay fee includes 3 meals and all amenities and may cost up to $350/week. Please visit https://www.homestaynetwork.org/students/pricing/ for more information about our prices in each campus location.
Materials Fee
Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBT / AIBT-I to be used by students in the course of training. Examples are trade tools, class materials, safety wear, uniforms, stationery and excursions. Please refer to Materials Fee for this qualification below.

Total Materials Fee – $1,000

Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and / or services provided by AIBT to be used by students in the course of training.

The Materials Fees in this qualification include:

  • Class materials
  • Printing
  • Stationery
  • Uniforms
  • Excursions

Core Subjects

 
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001
Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002
Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003
Provide care for children
CHCECE004
Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005
Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE009
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016
Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018
Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019
Facilitate compliance in an education and care services
CHCECE020
Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022
Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023
Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024
Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025
Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004
Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCECE011
Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE010
Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE013
Use information about children to inform practice
BSBSUS501
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
 
Please note all electives are pre-selected by AIBT.
For more information on the course content, visit www.training.gov.au


Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
Completion of Cert III in Early Childhood & Care
English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.

International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

There are no pre-requisites required for this qualification 

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.go

Please note:

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Unit HLTWHS001 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real Early Childhood Education environment, applying theory to practice.

Students will be required to undertake a total of 240 hours of unpaid vocational placement.

Students must attend face to face classes, up to four days per week. AIBT organises placement, however students will be required to complete placement during breaks and outside of their face to face classes. 

Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.

All students must be willing to undertake placement in aged care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.

Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

Before commencing vocational placement:

Students will be required to complete HLTAID004– Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. This unit is a core unit within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.

Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Diploma of  Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

Childcare worker
Authorised supervisor
Centre manager
Childhood Educator
Children’s Adviser
Children’s Service Director/Manager
Early Childhood Educator
Child Development Worker.

* Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

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