Course code: CHC50113
Course name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Study area: Early childhood Education
This Qualification will be delivered at the following locations:
9 Central Grove Broadmeadows 3047
Tel: (03) 9309 3370
Plenty of parking available at the car park at the front of the building.
Other places of delivery may be made available depending upon the requirements / group of learners
Duration: The program is designed to be delivered over 78 weeks.
If you love working with children and want to learn more about providing quality education and care in a range of environments, this course is for you. The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is the qualification for anyone who wants to work in the Early Childhood Education industry.
Upon completion of the qualification you will have the skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children. This includes planning activities facilitating their leisure and play, enabling children to achieve their developmental outcomes. You will learn to support the implementation of an approved learning framework; organisational policies procedures and profiles support, children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
Optimistic Futures promises the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of the AQF Certification documentation
The students enrolled in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care are required to participate in a minimum of 240 hours practical placement at our childcare facility (Bright Beginnings Family Day Care) for students already employed with us. Students that are employed at other services will be able to complete their hours at their service provided it meets the requirements necessary to conduct training and assessment. Optimistic Futures can assist students who need to find placement. Trainer/Assessor will visit your workplace.
After successful completion you may wish to apply for a range of career opportunities including.
|Group Leader in a Childcare Centre||Centre Coordinator/Supervisor|
|Child Development Worker||Centre Director/Manager|
|Children’s Services Manager||Special needs worker|
We do not guarantee the desired outcome after successful completion of this qualification. Students are advised to undertake analysis of the market before deciding to start the course.
Completion of 28 units (Including 23 core units and 5 elective units)
|Unit Code||Unit Descriptor||Nominal Hrs|
|HLTAID004||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting||20|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||55|
|CHCPRT001||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk||40|
|CHCECE002||Ensure the health and safety of children||63|
|CHCECE004||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks||35|
|CHCECE005||Provide care for babies and toddlers||60|
|CHCECE003||Provide care for children||70|
|CHCECE007||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children||70|
|CHCECE001||Develop cultural competence||70|
|CHCDIV002||CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||25|
|CHCECE009||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice||70|
|CHCECE017||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child of early childhood||240|
|CHCECE018||Nurture creativity in children||80|
|CHCECE022||Promote children’s agency||80|
|CHCECE023||Analyse information to inform learning||70|
|CHCECE024||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development||170|
|CHCECE020||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behavior||50|
|CHCECE026||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children||70|
|CHCECE021||Implement strategies for all children||50|
|CHCECE019||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service||120|
|CHCECE016||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||50|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety||40|
|CHCECE025||Embed sustainable practices in service operations||60|
|Unit Code||Unit Descriptor||Nominal Hrs|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in Workplace Health and Safety||20|
|CHCECE014||Comply with family day care administration requirements||30|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||120|
|CHCECE012||Support children to connect to their world||40|
|CHCPOL002||Develop and implement policy||90|
Note: Optimistic Futures has chosen these Electives based on industry consultation.
Full time (day)
Blended: Classroom Delivery and Practical Work Placement
Each participant enrolling in the course will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number to obtain their certification or qualification when studying nationally recognised training in Australia. A USI gives you access to your online USI account which will help keep all your training records together. Certificates and Statement of Attainment cannot be issued without this number.
Showing Competence in all assessment is a necessary part of this program to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge set out in the competency standards. Optimistic futures will be conducting of realistic workplace tasks, project, knowledge tests, case studies, feedback from supervisors.
On fulfilling the requirements, an AQF Qualification in CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be issued to learners within 30 days of completion of the qualification. Students completing units but not completing the qualification will be issued with Statement of Attainment detailing the units that have been completed successfully
These competencies have been drawn from the nationally endorsed industry training package the Community Services Training Package (CHC). Upon successful completion of the training and assessment, the qualification CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will be issued. A transcript listing all units of competency will also be issued. The qualification and units of competency are nationally recognised and provide individuals with a valuable qualification that can be applied throughout Australia and the wider children’s services community.
Applicants can apply for recognition of prior learning of their existing skills and knowledge that are relevant to the units of competency within the program. These skills and knowledge may have been obtained through workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of unitsrequired to be completed during the program. Students are encouraged to notify Optimistic Futures of their interest or intention to apply for RPL prior to their enrolment.
Applicants can apply for a credit transfer for any units successfully completed, as part of AQF qualification, at any other Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or TAFE. Credit transfers will be granted upon the receipt of sufficient evidence to support the application prior to the commencement of training.
Detailed student information is available within our Student Handbook which is supplied with the enrolment p ackage. This Booklet contains important information about a student’s rights and obligations such as their right to privacy, a safe training environment and the right to complaint or appeal an assessment decision. It is important that persons applying for enrolment must have had reviewed this information first.
Students are expected to bring along notebook and pen to take notes, may also bring a laptop.
The standards for Registered Training Organisations require an RTO to inform the prospective students of their right to statutory cooling off period. A statutory cooling off period of 10 days is applicable under Consumer Law to withdraw from a consumer agreement, if the agreement has been through unsolicited marketing and sales tactics. However, it may be noted that we do not engage in any aggressive marketing tactics like door to door marketing, hence Statutory cooling off period will not as such be applicable to our students who have enrolled into a program. However, for refund options students may refer to our refund policy available in Student Handbook.
For information about the refund policy please refers to the student handbook, find it on our website under 'Student Information' section or speak to one of our friendly customer services staff.
Mode of Payment: - Both cash and card are accepted.
Initial Deposit: - A deposit of $500 is required to secure your vacancy, unless paying in full
Details of fees: - (Subject to change)
Payment of Fees
|Qualification||Concession Card Holder Fee (20% of the standard Tuition Fee)||Concession Hourly Tuition Fees||No Concession Card or Job Seeker Fee||No Concession Hourly Tuition Fees||Job Seeker with referral||Government Contribution (Approximate)|
|CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care||Tuition=$100.00||N/A||Tuition=$500.00||N/A||Tuition=$500.00||$11748|
|FEE FOR SERVICE – NON-GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES TRAINING VICTORIA|
|Indicative Fees: $9800|
For fee terms and conditions, payment plans and refund, please contact office or refer student handbook.
This Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding, for further information please call us on 1300 436 487
If you are going through financial hardship, please contact us for further information
Our head Offices are:
|Broadmeadows Branch||Campbellfield Branch||Shepparton Branch|
|9 Central Grove Broadmeadows VIC 3047||1/1447-1451 Sydney Road Campbellfield VIC 3061||54 Macintosh St, Shepparton VIC 3630|
|T: 1300 436 487||T: 1300 436 487||T: 1300 436 487|
If student have any complaint against Optimistic policies, procedure, staff, fellow students, assessments, marking or learning resources, they can obtain complaint form from reception and launch their complaint formally.
For further information about the complaints and appeal process, please refer to student handbook or speak to one of our staff.
(P) 1300 436 487
(M) 0425 853 732
9 Central Grove, Broadmeadows, VIC 3047
54 Macintosh Street, Shepparton, VIC 3630
4/1447-1451 Sydney Road, Campbellfield, VIC 3061
1300 436 487