Selmar Institute of Education

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113Selmar Institute of Education
Duration
Up to 14 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Build the skills and knowledge needed for a role as a Lead Educator in early childhood and care programs and centres
  • Learn to provide care for children, babies and toddlers, and develop skills in management and leadership
  • Use this course as a pathway to a Bachelor of Education in either primary or early childhood education at Swinburne Online

Please note this course is only available to students in Victoria, metropolitan Sydney and metropolitan Brisbane.


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Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

You must meet the language, literacy and numeracy standards equivalent to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3.

In addition, you will need to provide evidence that you have either applied for, or hold, a current Working with Children Check or Blue Card.

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:

  • Ensure the health and safety of children
  • Provide care for children
  • Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
  • Design and implement curriculum to foster children's learning and development
  • Nurture creativity in children
  • Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
  • Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
  • Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
  • Provide leadership across the organisation

Enquire with Selmar Institute of Education 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 Selmar Institute of Education 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, Selmar Institute of 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.

During this course, you must complete 280 hours of work placement in a long day care environment.


Enquire with Selmar Institute of Education to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

When you study with Selmar Institute of Education you will:

  • Benefit from a human-centred approach to education that focuses on the development of soft skills such as communication, adaptability, empathy and assertiveness
  • Have access to an online portal that provides you with interactive learning opportunities, the chance to collaborate with peers and technical support when needed
  • Learn from trainers who all have years of experience in their industry
  • Benefit from personalised support throughout, including a dedicated trainer, a learning success team, and a placement coordinator who can help you organise any work placements

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Selmar Institute of Education

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareCHC50113

You may wish to discuss the following with Selmar Institute of Education:

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

Submit an enquiry direct to Selmar Institute of Education.

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