Early Childhood Education & Care

CHC50121 - Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Want to become a professional Educator? The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care opens the door for educators to work as a professional within the community, become a team leader or establish a business that caters for children over a broad age range.

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. 

In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

Note: It is the responsibility of each Learner to organise their own work placement and insurance requirements for the course. Please contact 1300 721 503 for more information.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You must hold either CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

PRICING

Self-paced: $1800 Special Price of $1200

COURSE DURATION

Learners are given up to 18 months to complete the course. 

WORK PLACEMENT HOURS

280

There are flexible ways to study CHC50121

HBA offers an environment to suit your learning style. View the variety of ways you can complete this course.

Cost: $1,800 Special Price of $1200 

Structure: Self paced completed in your own time.

The Self-paced delivery method is completed in your own time, at your own pace and is ideally suited to highly motivated self-starters. We provide our Learners ongoing support throughout the learning-pathway via telephone, email, and our industry leading online Discussion Forums.

All course materials are downloaded electronically thus you may commence almost immediately once enrolled.

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Cost: $3,199 Special Price of $2200 

Our course structure allows some units of CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care units to be credited to CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care so, this dual package offer saves you time and money.

Course Duration: Learners are given 24 months to complete the two Qualifications.

Learners will complete the CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care units prior to commencing the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care units.

Workplace Requirements: Learners are required to complete 160 hours of work placement in a regulated Early Childhood Education and Care service while studying CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care units and 280 hours of work placement in a regulated Early Childhood Education and Care service while studying CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care units.

For more information, please call 1300 721 503

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RPL Assessment fee:

For 1 to 5 units: $200 per unit
For 6 or more units: $1100 upfront

These fees are non-refundable, however if your RPL is successful these fees will be deduced from your normal course fee

If you believe you may have a valid RPL claim, please download our RPL assessment application.

What the CHC50121 course will teach you:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • How to plan and implement an approved curriculum
  • In depth knowledge on how to support Children’s growth, development and learning
  • How to analyse and interpret information to support children’s learning
  • Strategies to guide children’s behaviour
  • How to support children with additional needs
  • An understanding of compliance with National Regulations and Legislations
  • Ways to build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • How to improve your own professional practice
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Career opportunities for CHC50121 include:

Qualified Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Educational Leader in an Early Childhood Education and Care service

Family Day Care provider

Supervisor of a centre based Early Childhood Education and Care Service

Upcoming course dates for CHC50121

As a Self Paced course, you can commence studying almost immediately after you enrol. You will have full access to all course materials to download.

Payment plan options

HBA’s Payment Plan Program is available for this course. For more information, call our student support services on 1300 721 503 or email [email protected]

Download our extended payment plan for the course

This is not a government funded program.

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This qualification is Nationally Recognised across Australia under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).