CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course Overview

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 latest release of the qualification can be found at:


Target groups for the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care are international students who:

  • Have already completed the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. Students will receive a credit for units completed from the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Seeking to pursue or further their career as an Educator in early childhood education and care
  • Seeking a pathway to higher education qualifications.
CHCECE012 Support children to connect to their world Elective
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect and improve own professional practice Elective
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behavior Core
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children Core
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service Core
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy Elective
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood Core
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children Core
CHCECE022 Promote children’s agency Core
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development Core
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations Core
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning Core
CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children Core


Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements:
International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • Have completed at least the Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
  • The student has successfully completed an English Placement Test
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

Students also required to participate in a course entry interview to establish their suitability for the course



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Duration: 52 Weeks
Level: Diploma
Qualification Name: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
National Code: CHC50113
Delivery mode: On Campus

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