Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50113

Course Overview

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Average Course Duration: 17 Months

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Description

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.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au.

From 1 July 2022 the core unit HLTAID004 must no longer be delivered and will be replaced in the Packaging Rules by the unit HLTAID012 - for more information see: https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/reminder-about-superseded-hlt-first-aid-units

Student Outcomes

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates of this course starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

Jobs

Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

68.4%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

24.3%

Professionals
Managers

3.7%

Managers

Industries

Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

Health Care and Social Assistance

84.0%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Education and Training

11.9%

Education and Training
Retail Trade

1.0%

Retail Trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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Subsidised Training

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VET Student Loans

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $16,221.

The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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