Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Duration :2 years Full-time

Code :CHC50113

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. They will be able to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.  They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care | Course Outline

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course may be completed as a stand-a-alone qualification over a 2 year period, full-time, attending weekly theoretical classes in our modern and custom designed Parkville campus training facility.  Our holistic approach to learning is underpinned by our student work placement program where students complete 960 hours weekly of on-the-job mentoring at one of 6 prestigious locations around Melbourne.

Learning to analyse and interpret children’s play, you will be able to enhance their learning opportunities and developmental progression. You will also discover the value of documentation as a design process creating collaborative discussion and interpretation for continued learning. You will graduate an Early Childhood Educator that will mould the lives of future generations. For more detailed information about our courses click here: Course Outline Full Diploma

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care | Units of Study

This qualification requires the completion of 28 units including 23 core and 5 elective units which ZOI Education have selected to include.

 Core  CHCECE009  Use an appropriate learning framework to guide practice
 Core  CHCLEG001  Work legally & ethically
 Core  CHCECE002  Ensure the health & safety of children
 Elective  CHCECE013  Use information about children to inform practice
 Core  HLTAID004  Provide an emergency first aid response in an education & care setting
 Core  CHCECE004   Promote & provide healthy food and drinks 
 Core  CHCECE005  Provide care for babies & toddlers
 Core  CHCECE003  Provide care for children
 Core  CHCPRT001  Identify & respond to children & young people at risk
 Core  CHCECE007  Develop positive & respectful relationships with children
 Core  CHCDIV002   Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
 Core  CHCECE001  Develop cultural competence
 Core  CHCECE016  Establish & maintain a safe & healthy environment for children 
 Core  HLTWHS003  Maintain work health & safety
 Core  CHCECE019  Facilitate compliance in an education & care services
 Core  CHCECE023  Analyse information to inform learning
 Core  CHCECE026  Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education & care for children
 Core  CHCECE024  Design & implement the curriculum to foster children's learning & development
 Core  CHCECE017  Foster the holistic development & wellbeing of the child in early childhood
 Core  CHCECE020  Establish & implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
 Core  CHCECE021  Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
 Core  CHCECE025  Embed sustainable practices in service operations
 Core  CHCECE018  Nurture creativity in children
 Core  CHCECE022  Promote children’s agency
Elective  CHCPRP003  Reflect on & improve own professional practice
Elective  CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people
Elective  BSBLED401  Develop teams & individuals
Elective  BSBWOR501  Manage personal work priorities & professional development


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