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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

IntakeCampusStandard DurationApprenticeship DurationTraineeship Duration
2019 FebruaryGeelong CityFull-time: 2 yrs | Part-time: 3-4 yrs
2019 FebruaryBlended Delivery, Watton Street, WerribeeFull-time: 2 yrs | Part-time: 3-4 yrs
2019 OngoingWorkplaceFull-time: 3 yrs | Part-time: 6 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February & July | Werribee Campus: February & July

Course Duration

2 years
 

Cricos Code

085280F

Course Description

Do you love interacting with young children? Would you like to be help shape their early development, education and care? This course will qualify you to develop, evaluate and implement programs for babies, infants, pre-school and school-age children in a variety of settings. You will learn about programming and planning, caring for and supervising children, interpreting observations, responding to illnesses, accidents and emergencies, frameworks, sustainability and compliance. 

Work placement/industry experience

When you study on-campus you will complete two industry placements through our established network of providers. You will be required to obtain a current and approved Working with Children Check at your own expense to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

First placement: Four days per week over four weeks.
Second placement: four days per week over five weeks.

You will be required to obtain a current and approved Working with Children Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.
 

How often do I attend?

Geelong City Campus:
FT - 5 days per week 
PT - 2 days per week
Trainee - Flexible (not available for international students)
Werribee Campus:
FT - 2 days per week | Tuesday and Thursday | plus some Saturdays
PT/Flexi - 2 days per week plus some Saturdays (not available for international students)

Upgrading your existing qualification - 1 evening per week and occasional Saturday

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Entry to second year (96 credit points) for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Victoria University
  • Up to one year credit towards the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Monash University or Federation University (Ballarat)
  • Qualified childcare worker - room leader
  • Qualified out of school hours coordinator
  • Kindergarden assistant/3yo group teacher
  • Nanny
  • Family day carer 

Course Description

Do you love interacting with young children? Would you like to be help shape their early development, education and care? This course will qualify you to develop, evaluate and implement programs for babies, infants, pre-school and school-age children in a variety of settings. You will learn about programming and planning, caring for and supervising children, interpreting observations, responding to illnesses, accidents and emergencies, frameworks, sustainability and compliance. 

Course Description

Do you love interacting with young children? Would you like to be help shape their early development, education and care? This course will qualify you to develop, evaluate and implement programs for babies, infants, pre-school and school-age children in a variety of settings. You will learn about programming and planning, caring for and supervising children, interpreting observations, responding to illnesses, accidents and emergencies, frameworks, sustainability and compliance. 

Work placement/industry experience

When you study on-campus you will complete two industry placements adding up to a total of 270 hours through our established network of providers. You will be required to obtain a current and approved Working with Children Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

First placement: four days per week over four weeks.
Second placement: four days per week over five weeks.

Work placement/industry experience

When you study on-campus you will complete two industry placements through our established network of providers. You will be required to obtain a current and approved Working with Children Check at your own expense to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

First placement: Four days per week over four weeks.
Second placement: four days per week over five weeks.

You will be required to obtain a current and approved Working with Children Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.
 

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

Geelong City Campus:
FT - 5 days per week 
PT - 2 days per week
Trainee - Flexible (not available for international students)
Werribee Campus:
FT - 2 days per week | Tuesday and Thursday | plus some Saturdays
PT/Flexi - 2 days per week plus some Saturdays (not available for international students)

Upgrading your existing qualification - 1 evening per week and occasional Saturday

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Entry to second year (96 credit points) for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Victoria University
  • Up to one year credit towards the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education at Monash University or Federation University (Ballarat)
  • Qualified childcare worker - room leader
  • Qualified out of school hours coordinator
  • Kindergarden assistant/3yo group teacher
  • Nanny
  • Family day carer 
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 18/01/2019 10:02:44 PM

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