Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Perth City

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  • Course Details
  • CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

    The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is Australia’s leading child care diploma course, for those wishing to develop critical, and more advanced skills in early childhood education and care, , and those wishing to become owners, supervisors, and leaders in child care centres, family day care, and early learning centres. The demand for diploma-trained early childhood staff has risen strongly over the past decade, and the number of higher-level vacancies is expected to continue to increase. According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, there will be around 10,000 child care centre managers required in Australia over the next five years.

    Our CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of education and care services supporting the implementation of an approved learning framework, and supporting children’s wellbeing, learning and development.

    Our course led by industry experts will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the Education and care services industry. You will receive hands on training and support ensuring that you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to effectively support the development of children when you commence work in an Early Childhood Education environment.

    A mandatory component of our program is the 170 hours of practical placement, working within an actual Early Childhood environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.

    The course comprises of 28 units (23 Core and 5 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 28 units of competency.

                                                                                                             Course Units  
    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
    CHCECE002 Ensure the health and safety of children CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
    CHCECE003 Provide care for children CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
    Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
    CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
    CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    CHCECE007 Develop positive and respectful relationships with children HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
    HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people**
    CHCECE012 Support children to connect with their world** CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve professional practice**
  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    To be announced….


    Days per week
    Monday – Fridays


    Class times
    Commences at 8.30am
    Concludes 3.30pm

  • Locations
  • Delivery Location

    Liberty Training Rooms
    197 St Georges Terrace
    Perth 6000

    Public Transport

    Our central delivery location is located only 200m from Perth’s main rail platform and bus terminal making it highly accessible from most locations of Perth.


    There is public paid car parking available below the Library

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    Applicants seeking entry into CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care should meet the following criteria.

    • 18 years old and under will require an additional notice of arrangment
    • Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent, or be of mature age.
    • Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of formats.
    • Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN).
    • Obtain a satisfactory clear National Police Clearance.
    • Obtain a Working With Children Check
    • Primary place of residence must be in Western Australia.
    • Must be an Australian Citizen /Permanent Resident / Temporary Visa holder of sub-class 309, 310, 820, 826, 851 / Dependant of sub-class 457 visa.

    How to enrol

    To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.

    Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
    If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
    Or request further information by clicking on the Enquire Now button and completing the form and one of our course consultants will contact you shortly.
    Enquire Now
    Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
    1300 360 366 Toll Free.

    Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.

  • Career Outcomes
  • Possible Job Outcomes

    The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in Early Childhood Education and Care industry. With an increase in parents needing to return to work there is a high demand for educators in the education and care sector. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in this exciting and rewarding career.

    Possible Course Pathways

    Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the Education and care sector and across the broader community sector.

    The CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care requires the completion of 28 units, however for those students who have successfully completed the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with AEATS, they will be automatically granted credits for 13 of these units.

    AEATS will also recognise credit transfers upon proof of units completed with other RTOs.

    The CHC30113 certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care

    This is an essential  qualification for people seeking work in the early childhood education industry.

    Possible job outcomes are:

    • Childhood Educator Assistant
    • Outside School Hours Aide
    • Preschool Assistant
    • Nanny
  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Western Australia course fees 2020:
    Standard Fee $1,247.40 or twenty (20) fortnightly payments of $62.37
    Concession $369.60 or

    twenty (20) fortnightly payments of $18.48

    Students Aged between 16 and 24 years $369.60 or twenty (20) fortnightly payments of $18.48

    Fee For Service $4,800.00 or twenty (20) fortnightly payments of $240.00

    Interest Free flexible payment plan options are available to suit the convenience of students.

    The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

    NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy 2020. 

    This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.

    For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 630 366 (Toll Free).

    The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:

    1. Persons and dependants of persons holding
    2. A Pensioner Concession Card
    3. A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
    4. A Health Care Card
    5. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
    6. Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
    7. Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

    Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.

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