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CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Looking to upgrade your career in early childhood?

Enhance your early childhood knowledge and skills!

With a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you are eligible to work as a Lead Educator, Nominated Supervisor, Centre Director or children’s services co-ordinator

This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

Online enrolment is currently in transition to a new system. In the meantime, please contact our administration team on 07 4633 8400 or enrolments@kdfc.com.au to enrol.

Qualification: CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Duration: Typically 2 to 4 years.

Entry Requirements:

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

  • Hold a CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Applicants must meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements and hold a positive notice blue card to work or volunteer in Queensland’s childcare industry.

Applicants need access to:

  • Computer
  • Internet
  • MS Word
  • Printer or e-printer

Delivery method: You will be allocated an individual trainer and assessor who will tailor the course to your, and your employer’s, needs. You will complete your qualification through a mixture of printed material, training in the workplace, and phone and email support.

Course requirements: You will study a total of 15 units, consisting of 12 core units and 3 elective units.  As part of the course assessment, you’ll need to undertake supervised work placement as a paid employee or volunteer in the childcare industry for a minimum of 280 hours.

Course materials: All materials provided.

Course dates: Flexible, start as soon as you enrol.

Assessment: Combination of assignments and on the job practical tasks.

Cost: Queensland Government subsidies and incentives are available.

Alternatively speak to our friendly enrolments team.

Kath Dickson Institute operates in accordance with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011, Standards for RTOs 2015 and is a Skills Assure Supplier for the User Choice and Vet Investment programs for Queensland Government.

National Provider Code 5394.

Contact us

Kath Dickson Family Centre Head Office
5 Jennings Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350

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