This program provides learners with the skills and knowledge required to provide care for individual and groups of children.
|Course Name: ||CHC50113 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care|
|Course Code: ||CHC50113|
|Course Duration: ||18 months face-to-face classroom combined with workplace visits and self-paced study|
|Training Plans: || 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.
The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, response to case studies and feedback from supervisors, written knowledge assessment, work diary.
|Entry Requirements: |
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification specified within the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. Noting this, Australian Professional Training Academy requires persons who undertake this course to:
- Be aged 18 years or over.
- Hold a current NSW Working with Children check.
- Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills
|Qualification Requirements: |
To be issued the qualification CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care a learner must be assessed as competent in 28 units of competency. These units of competency are comprised of 23 core units and 5 elective units.
|Units of Competence: ||
||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
||Develop cultural competence
||Ensure the health and safety of children
||Provide care for children
||Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
||Provide care for babies and toddlers
||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
||Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
||Nurture creativity in children
||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
||Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
||Promote children's agency
||Analyse information to inform learning
||Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
||Embed sustainable practices in service operations
||Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
||Work legally and ethically
||Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
||Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
||Maintain work health and safety
||Provide leadership across the organisation
||Lead the work team
||Develop and implement policy
||Research and apply evidence to practice
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
All persons working in an early childhood service in NSW must have a current Working with Children Check from the NSW Office of the Children's Guardian.