The CHC50121 – Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualification is targeted at Childcare Workers who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in the early childhood education and care sector.
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
The NSW Department of Education has recognised our organisation as a High Performing Provider.
Who Is It For?
This course is available to all students under the Smart and Skilled initiative of NSW State Training. To be eligible, you need to:
- Be aged 15 years or older
- No longer at school
- Living and working in NSW
- Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
*other eligibility criteria may apply upon enrolment
You will require the Language, Literacy, Numeracy, and Digital skills to:
- Read and comprehend the course learning content
- Conduct a basic internet search
- Engage in online learning, including video conferencing sessions
- Use a range of software to communicate electronically and create simple documents
You may also be required to have access to a computer or laptop and an internet connection.
If you are not sure that you meet the listed entry requirements, please contact us to find out how we can support you or visit smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au.
How It Works
MTC offers this course as a Traineeship, which combines workplace training and assessment with distance-based learning. Training support is provided throughout the course to ensure participants have the greatest chance of successful completion.
Duration and Delivery Mode: This is a self-paced course and can take up to 12 months to complete. The training sessions are delivered face-to-face and online through Microsoft Teams and are arranged by the trainer. The self-paced learning is through our online learning platform and requires approximately 10-15 hours study per week.
Practical Placement Hours: Minimum of 240 hours (working hours can be integrated as placement hours for traineeship participants).
Learner IT Requirements: Customers must have access to a computer or laptop, word processing software and the internet to undertake this course.
You will need to complete 15 units of competency, including 12 core units and 3 elective units. The units cover topics such as communication, workplace innovation, business technology and health and safety.
Units Of Competency
You will need to complete 15 units of competency, including 12 core units and 3 elective units. Units cover topics such as designing, planning and implementing educational programs, providing leadership and support to other staff and ensuring compliance with policies and legislative frameworks.
|CHCECE041||Develop cultural competence|
|CHCECE042||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCECE043||Ensure the health and safety of children|
|CHCECE044||Provide care for children|
|CHCECE046||Provide care for babies and toddlers|
|CHCECE047||Develop positive and respectful relationships with children|
|CHCECE048||Use an approved learning framework to guide practice|
|CHCECE049||Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children|
|CHCECE050||Support the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood|
|CHCPRP003||Nurture creativity in children|
|BSBTWK502||Facilitate compliance in an education and care service|
Elective selection may vary according to customer requirements
|CHCINM002||Meet community information needs|
|BSBSTR501||Establish innovative work environments|
|CHCECE053||Respond to grievances and complaints about the service|
Veterans Skills Program
Eligible learners can study any course offered under the Government’s Smart and Skilled program, from Certificate II to Advanced Diplomas, including all apprenticeships and selected traineeships.
You can take all the above information with you to Centrelink or your job consultant by downloading and printing the course factsheet on this page.
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