CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

    Follow your dream and further your qualification in the highly sought after and rewarding career of an Early Childhood Educator

    Course Outline

    The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a Nationally Recognised qualification which will provide participants with skills and knowledge which are highly sought after by industry employers. This qualification will enable Educators to work in a senior management role within a variety of children’s services including being responsible for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating curriculum as well as supervising and supporting staff.

    Entry Requirements

    All participants who have successfully completed the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification will receive 12 credits towards the 28 units of the Diploma qualification. Participants holding an older qualification will be required to complete the Certificate III units through gap training. All participants MUST be working or volunteering in an early childhood education and care setting for a minimum of 15 hours per week. In accordance with the Educational and Care Services National Regulations all participants must hold a current Working with Children check.

    Course Delivery

    Commences: March 2021. Call our office to put your name on the expression of interest list. Completion: TBA Day: TBA Time: 6:30pm – 9pm   

    Student Commitment

    • Attend all compulsory face-to-face classes
    • Complete out of class work – average of 3 to 5 hours per week of self-paced learning including completion of assessments. Assessment methods include: case studies, role plays, written and practical assessments, observation and class participation


    Nationally Recognised Training at Laurels Education and Training is delivered with funding made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.  

    Units of Competency

    NOTE: There are 12 CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Education and Care prerequisite units which form part of this qualification

    CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care Units

    • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
    • 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 setting
    • CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing co-operative 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
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCINM002 Meet community information needs
    • CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on an improve own professional practice

    Career Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be a highly sought after:

    • Director of an Early Childhood Education and Care Service
    • Team leader/room leader
    • Coordinator of Family Day Care
    • Educational leader
    • Playgroup Coordinator
    • Assistant director of a children’s service
    • Relief worker
    • Deliver a 3 year old Kindergarten program
    • Children’s Services Manager
    • Child Development Worker
    • Candidate to enrol in the Bachelor of Education