CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Possible job outcomes include:

  • Authorised supervisor (children’s services)
  • Children’s services coordinator
  • Centre manager (children’s services)
  • Director (children’s services)
  • Childhood educator
  • Group/team coordinator/leader (children’s services)
  • Children’s adviser
  • Program leader (children’s services)
  • Children’s service director / manager
  • Child development worker
  • Early childhood educator


This qualification is made up of 28 units, 23 core and 5 electives.


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

Electives (Currently offered in theTraineeship by the YMCA)

BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPOL002 - Develop and implement policy



Traineeship Course Fees

Standard Rate:       $8,180.00   (include a resource fee of $320.00)
Concession Rate:   $3,347.60   (include a resource fee of $320.00)

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The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

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