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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Looking to upgrade your career in early childhood?

Enhance your early childhood knowledge and skills with the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

​With a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you will be eligible to work as an authorised supervisor, centre manager, children’s services coordinator, director (children’s services), group/team coordinator/leader, or program leader.

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Qualification: CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Duration: Typically 2 to 4 years.

Entry requirements: Applicants must meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements for the qualification.

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 28 units, consisting of 23 core units and 5 elective units. As part of the course assessment, you’ll need to undertake supervised work placement as a paid employee in the child care industry or a voluntary placement for up to 240 hours. You are required to hold a positive notice blue card to work or volunteer in Queensland’s child care industry.

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: There are a number of Queensland Government subsidies and incentives available. Talk to one of our trainers to find out if you qualify for subsidised training.

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

Higher Level Skills Factsheet
National Provider Code 5394.

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Kath Dickson Family Centre Head Office
2 Lawrence Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350

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