The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is a highly sought after qualification within the Early Childhood industry.
Upon completion, graduates will have the skills and knowledge to become a lead educator in delivery of Early Childhood education programs for children in centre based and family day care. This qualification will also develop your ability to lead and mentor other staff in their early childhood education careers. The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care includes some management competencies designed to equip graduates with the knowledge to meet the daily challenges of working within the Early Childhood industry.
Whether you are considering studying the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care at our campus in Melbourne, via distance learning or through a workplace traineeship, our experienced and supportive facilitators will be with you every step of the way delivering quality and relevant learning opportunities to our students.
Call us on 1800 47 88 39 to find out more about our Early Childhood training today!
CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework
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 well being of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education 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
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in education and care setting
HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCORG506E Coordinate the work environment
CHCPOL403C Undertake research activities
CHORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues
To complete Selmar’s Diploma of Children’s Services (Early Childhood Education and Care), your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills meet required standards for Diploma level study.
It is a requirement for anyone that is working or volunteering in the Early Learning industry to hold a current Working with Children Check.
The WWCC must be applied for immediately as it can take several months for your application to be processed.
Potential Job Outcomes upon completion of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care:
Classroom based training
Our campus is based in St Kilda and possesses state of the art facilities to assist our facilitators to deliver quality Early Childhood Courses and relevant learning opportunities to our students.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows assessment of the student’s previously unrecognised skills and knowledge.
Workplace training is available to any student who holds a position within the Early Learning industry.
Selmar’s facilitators will attend the student’s workplace monthly to offer support and guidance.
Distance training allows students the flexibility to study in their own time.
Facilitator contact is maintained via phone, email and placement visits.