Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC50113
(49 weeks Tuition + 3 weeks Break)
QLD/TAS Campuses (AIBT)
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
AIBT (QLD/TAS) In Class/Blended
AIBT – Monthly intakes except August (December intake online classes only)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
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|
|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.
|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 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
For more information on the course content, visit www.training.gov.au
Completion of Cert III in Early Childhood & Care
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
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:
- Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
- QLD Students- Blue Card
- TAS Students- Working with Children Registration
- Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
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.
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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