Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

 
Qualification:
Diploma   NRT
Course no:
CHC50113-01V03
National code:
CHC50113
Start date:
Mon 27 Mar 2017
 –   Randwick
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  • Early Childhood Education and Care course details

    Course description and aims

    Do you love children? Do you care about their learning and development? Do you believe the early childhood years prepares a person for life?

    Since 2014, 50% of staff in a childcare centre must have the Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma or higher. This qualification can help you into a leadership or management role in the childcare industry. You may also be responsible for volunteers or other staff.

    You will learn more complex skills regarding the care and education of those in early childhood. This includes how to foster cognitive development, physical development, social development, and language and communication development. You will also learn how to design, implement and evaluate programs and care routines, as well as working in partnership with families to provide appropriate 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 (the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au)

    For students seeking to complete a First Aid unit of competency as part of their program, you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

    Other Requirements

    WORK PLACEMENTS

    Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

    1. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES

    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of ChildrenÂ’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
    http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    2. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

    Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

    3. NSW HEALTH

    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to • Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements; • Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health; • Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

    For specific information regarding NSW HealthÂ’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

    4. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit: http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

    STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

    Course outcomes and careers

    Centre manager, Early childhood educator, Family day care co-ordinator, Special needs educator, Child development worker.

    Articulation

    Credit for Prior Learning
    If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

    This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

    TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

    https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Randwick
    Flexible
    Course start:
    Mon 27 Mar 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Months
    Financial Assistance:
    VET Student Loan
    Attendance:
    12 Hours per week
    Code:
    CHC50113-01V03-17RDW-248
    View details
    About offering:

    Information session will be variable depending on student availability - please contact Simone Wills, Head teacher on, 02 9469 8528

    Indicative timetable:

    If you choose a flexible delivery course you will study in both the classroom and through online or distance learning. How much is delivered in which way depends on your specific course.

    How to enrol or apply:

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    The loan cap for this course is $10,000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $1,667, and you will need to directly pay the remaining $282 for each Unit of Study.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/03/272017/06/232017/05/01$1949.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/06/262017/09/222017/08/07$1949.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/09/252017/12/292017/11/06$1949.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/01/022018/03/302018/02/05$1949.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/03/262018/06/292018/05/07$1949.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/07/022018/09/272018/08/06$1945.00

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning70
    CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development160
    CHCECE001Develop cultural competence30
    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children50
    CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations50
    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children50
    CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour40
    CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children40
    CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care service50
    CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood130
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children40
    CHCMGT003Lead the work team100
    HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety40
    CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children70
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks20
    CHCECE022Promote children's agency60
    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting20
    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers40
    CHCECE003Provide care for children40
    CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40
    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice120
    CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood45
    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice15
    CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice20
    CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children40
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55
    Course start:
    Mon 27 Mar 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Months
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    Attendance:
    12 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
    $4970
    Code:
    CHC50113-01V03-17RDW-247
    View details
    About offering:

    Information session will be variable depending on student availability - please contact Simone Wills, Head teacher on, 02 9469 8528

    Indicative timetable:

    If you choose a flexible delivery course you will study in both the classroom and through online or distance learning. How much is delivered in which way depends on your specific course.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/03/272017/06/232017/05/01$829.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/06/262017/09/222017/08/07$829.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2017/09/252017/12/292017/11/06$829.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/01/022018/03/302018/02/05$829.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/03/262018/06/292018/05/07$829.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care 2018/07/022018/09/272018/08/06$825.00

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CHCECE023Analyse information to inform learning70
    CHCECE024Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development160
    CHCECE001Develop cultural competence30
    CHCECE007Develop positive and respectful relationships with children50
    CHCECE025Embed sustainable practices in service operations50
    CHCECE002Ensure the health and safety of children50
    CHCECE020Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour40
    CHCECE016Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children40
    CHCECE019Facilitate compliance in an education and care service50
    CHCECE017Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood130
    CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk30
    CHCECE021Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children40
    CHCMGT003Lead the work team100
    HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety40
    CHCECE018Nurture creativity in children70
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety25
    CHCECE004Promote and provide healthy food and drinks20
    CHCECE022Promote children's agency60
    HLTAID004Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting20
    CHCECE005Provide care for babies and toddlers40
    CHCECE003Provide care for children40
    CHCECE011Provide experiences to support children's play and learning40
    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice120
    CHCECE010Support the holistic development of children in early childhood45
    CHCECE009Use an approved learning framework to guide practice15
    CHCECE013Use information about children to inform practice20
    CHCECE026Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children40
    CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55

     

     

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