Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
VET NATIONAL CODE: CHC50113
(46 weeks Tuition + 6 weeks Break)
QLD/TAS Campuses (AIBT)
OffShore Int Student: $12,000 *
OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000*
Domestic Student: $7,200*
* 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.
To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 240 hours of unpaid work (vocational placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Important – Pre-Enrolment Information:
Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a Student Pre-Enrolment Form and have a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent.
More information on Student Pre-Enrolment Consultation is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au
AIBT (QLD/TAS) In Class/Blended
AIBT – from 7th October 2019 and then monthly intakes from November 2019 onwards.
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
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 vocational placement hours.
AIBT organises student placement. 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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