Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)

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Course Description

A Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care will suit students desiring careers as early childhood educators responsible for designing and implementing curriculum. They work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. Students will learn how to work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children, nurture creativity in children as well as implement strategies for the inclusion of all children.

Average Course Fee

$6000

Average Duration

18 months

Study Mode

Online

Number of Providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Administration and Management

Planning and coordination of people and resources.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Outcomes

71.7% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Early Childhood Teacher$1,530 weekly pay
Child Care Centre Manager$1,530 weekly pay
Child Care Worker$1,340 weekly pay

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course and details about what it involves and who is eligible.

ACT Funding - Skilled Capital

Skilled Capital is the funding program in the ACT to help students undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET). Skilled Capital gives students in the ACT access to high quality training to maximise employment opportunities.

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ACT Funding - User Choice

User Choice Funding is a national funding scheme that subsidises the cost of an Australian Apprenticeship. The level of funding varies by state, and in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) the subsidies are paid directly to the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who delivers the training.

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NSW Funding - Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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QLD Funding - Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills Program enables eligible students living in Queensland to access subsidised training. The Queensland Government provides funding for Certificate IV or higher level qualifications within priori-ty skill sets.

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WA Funding - Jobs and Skills

Jobs and Skills WA is the funding program in Western Australia for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Students can enrol in subsidised training across a broad range of industries including equity courses and foundation skills.

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Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course. You can filter by their eligibility for state and loan programs:

ACT Skilled Capital
ACT User Choice
NSW Smart and Skilled
QLD Higher Level Skills
WA Jobs and Skills