Foundation Education

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113Foundation Education
Duration
Up to 2 yearsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
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Why study this course

  • Gain a formal qualification and practical experience to prepare you for a career in the childcare industry
  • This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to work as a leader or director in a childcare centre
  • Study online when and where it suits you

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Educator, Assistant Educator, Early Childhood Educator, Childcare Educator, and 5 more.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

It is strongly recommended that you have relevant vocational experience

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Maintain relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Create and maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Provide leadership in the childcare industry
  • Identify and respond to children at risk

Enquire with Foundation Education or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

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

Enquire with Foundation Education or visit their website to find out more information on the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Foundation Education 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.

This course includes 240 hours of work placement. To complete this requirement you must have access to an education and care provider AND a qualified supervisor.


Enquire with Foundation Education or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Educator
$50k2,505
Assistant Educator
$50k402
Early Childhood Educator
$50k1,239
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Support and delivery

A range of support options

  • Student Support Officers provide ongoing support from enrolment to graduation. They will assist with general enquiries and help you stay on track via activity monitoring and friendly reminders.
  • Benefit from access to industry experienced Technical Advisors who can help answer questions on course content, assessment and practical tasks. They are available to help you discover the real world applications of what you're learning.
  • While studying, you will have access to coaching sessions where you can discuss course content and ask questions. Extra individual coaching sessions are also available on request to help you understand key concepts.

Flexible online study

  • Courses are delivered fully online which means that you can choose your course length. Choose to take the full allotted time, or study a lot and complete in half the time.
  • Foundation Education offer Orientation to new students. This familiarises you with the eLearning platform and ensures you have all the information, tools and resources you need to start studying.

Career preparation

  • Benefit from access to a network of practical placement partners.
  • Foundation Education provide advice on finding placements as well as tools and tips to use when approaching different workplaces.
  • Access CV tools and templates, interview preparation tips, information on writing job applications as well commonly asked questions for job interviews.

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Foundation Education

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareCHC50113

You may wish to discuss the following with Foundation Education:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements
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