Box Hill Institute

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113Box Hill Institute
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18 monthsfull-time
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

  • Pursue a role in long day care, occasional care or out of hours school care.
  • Learn how to design and implement programs that will support developmental outcomes for children.
  • Access career counselling, welfare, personal or educational counselling support throughout your studies.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Early Childhood Educator, Childcare Educator, Childcare Assistant, Childcare Worker, and 8 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) AND
  • Good numeracy and literacy ability

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Box Hill Campus - Elgar
  • Lilydale Lakeside Campus

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Box Hill Institute can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

You are required to undertake between 240-590 hours of supervised work placement in a registered education and care service.

Visit Box Hill Institute's website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

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Early Childhood Educator
Childcare Educator
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What are students saying?

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Box Hill Institute
(1 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was industry-relevant content. Lots of practice and homework Tutors were helpful
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
This course had a positive impact on the student’s career
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
Assistance to help you find a job
Balance between theory and practical work
Transparency of course fees
Quality of teachers and academic support
Quality of online study portal
Course content compared to what was expected
Current and industry-relevant content

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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareCHC50113

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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