CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care prepares individuals for advanced roles in childcare, focusing on leadership, curriculum development, and fostering children’s holistic growth and development.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care​


:CHC50121 | CRICOS Code ----


:78 Weeks (Incl Holidays)


:26 Weeks (Packaged with Cert III)


: melbourne


The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care offers a specialized curriculum designed to develop expert early childhood educators. This course emphasizes comprehensive child development, effective curriculum design, and inclusive practices. Students learn to ensure children’s health, safety, and wellbeing while fostering a supportive learning environment. Practical work placements provide hands-on experience, integrating theoretical knowledge with real-world application. Graduates are equipped for roles such as Early Childhood Educator, Child Care Centre Manager, and Family Day Care Coordinator, prepared to make a positive impact on young children’s lives through advanced educational practices and leadership in early childhood settings.

In the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, understanding learner characteristics is crucial for tailoring educational approaches to meet individual needs. Key units addressing this aspect include:

1. Child Development and Learning: Examines various stages of child development and how these influence learning styles and needs.
2. Diversity and Inclusion: Focuses on recognizing and supporting diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning preferences.
3. Behavior Guidance: Teaches strategies for managing and guiding children’s behavior in a positive and constructive manner.
4. Family and Community Contexts: Explores the impact of family dynamics and community on children’s learning and development.
5. Reflective Practice: Encourages educators to reflect on their teaching practices and adapt to the unique characteristics of each learner.

These units ensure that educators are well-equipped to create inclusive, supportive, and effective learning environments for all children.

The course is delivered face-to-face in classrooms, and through structured self-study. It incorporates a simulated workplace environment and access to fully equipped training facility at our campus. Practical components of the course are delivered face-to-face in an allocated classroom or at our designated kitchen. A work placement is also required.

Australian Institute of Digital Technology has the following entry requirements:
International students must:
• Be at least 18 years of age.
• Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
• Minimum IELTS overall band of 6.00 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.5; or TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 78 with no band less than 23; or Pearson (PTE) 52 (no communicative skills less than 42); or any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.
• Test results must be no more than 2 years old.
• English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
• Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
• Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
• Successful completion of an English Placement Test
• For levels 1 and 2 Students only, successful completion of AIDT Language and Numeracy Test conducted on AIDT (for onshore international students ONLY.)
• International students applying for a Certificate III level course will need to provide evidence of satisfactory completion of Australian Year 10 (or equivalent) or certificate II or higher.

In order to achieve qualification students must complete the following 15 units of competency which includes 12 core units and 3 elective units

CodeNameCore Elective
CHCECE039Comply with family day care administration requirementsElective
CHCECE041Maintain a safe and healthy environment for childrenCore
CHCECE042Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeingCore
CHCECE043Nurture creativity in childrenCore
CHCECE044Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care serviceCore
CHCECE045Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in childrenCore
CHCECE046Implement strategies for the inclusion of all childrenCore
CHCECE047Analyse information to inform children’s learningCore
CHCECE048Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculumCore
CHCECE049Embed environmental responsibility in service operationsCore
CHCECE050Work in partnership with children’s familiesCore
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCore
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectivenessCore
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plansElective
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligenceElective

Course Fee Offshore: $14,000 AUD
Course Fee Onshore: $12,000 AUD
Course Fee (Packaged) : $6,000 AUD
Resource Fee: $1500 AUD
Enrolment Fee: $300 AUD

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