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Overview

Course code:

CHC50113

CRICOS:

086366C

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1.5 years

Campus:

St Kilda Road, Waverley

This course is designed for educators who are responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating early childhood education and care programs.

As a graduate, you will have responsibility for the supervision of other staff and volunteers, and this may also lead to employment as a children's services director or coordinator.


If you have already completed the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you will be able to complete this diploma in one year instead of 1.5 years.

After successfully completing this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to explore a career in a wide range of children's services.


Course structure

To receive this qualification, you must complete 23 core units and five elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

Full-time students
If you are completing the course as a full-time student, practical placement in a childcare facility as an integral part of the learning program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001

Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002

Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003

Provide care for children

CHCECE004

Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005

Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007

Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE009

Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE016

Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

CHCECE017

Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

CHCECE018

Nurture creativity in children

CHCECE019

Facilitate compliance in an educational and care services

CHCECE020

Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

CHCECE021

Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

CHCECE022

Promote children's agency

CHCECE023

Analyse information to inform learning

CHCECE024

Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development

CHCECE025

Embed sustainable practices in service operations

CHCECE026

Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCECE006

Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCECE011

Provide experiences to support children's play and learning

CHCECE012

Support children to connect with their world

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent.
•English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band score
less than 5.5.

•Students must be 17 at the time of Diploma commencement.
•
Prior to the first scheduled practicum, students are required to provide a current Working With
Children Check (WWCC).

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

PATHWAYS

Graduates of this course may apply for entry into Holmesglen's Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching with up to one year advanced standing.

Pre-requisites: graded diploma with a minimum distinction point average.

For non-graded diploma you will be required to complete the Special Tertiary Admissions Test(STAT). If you do not meet the Mathematics and English requirements you will also be required to complete the STAT.

Pathways for International students


On satisfactory completion of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, you may be eligible to receive 1 year advanced standing towards the Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching, subject to meeting the following requirements:



  • Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation including Mathematics or the overseas equivalent.

  • Providing evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 7.5 with no individual bandscore less than 6.5

  • Successful completion of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) *

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- early childhood educator
• - team, group or program leader
- children’s services director or coordinator
- additional needs inclusion support facilitator


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$13,500.00


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Contact details

Early Childhood Education Open Days

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 5pm that discusses the early childhood sector, gives you an overview of our early childhood certificate, diploma and degree programs (including the Certificate IV in Education Support) and lists study pathway options. This will be followed by a personalised session to discuss your specific requirements, followed by a tour of the facilities.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 5pm that discusses the early childhood sector, an overview of our early childhood certificate, diploma and degree programs (including the Certificate IV in Education Support) and pathway study options. This presentation will be followed by a tour of the facilities and course specific group discussions. All students wishing to apply for one of our courses are required to also attend an interview, which you can book and undertake at the end of the evening! Plus, any students wishing to just apply on the night will be directed to a staffed application room to step you through this.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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