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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • Duration12 Months
    360 Hours WP

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Opportunities:

  • Centre Manager (Children’s Services)
  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Centre Director


This online Diploma is perfect for anyone looking to progress their career to a senior position in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Topics covered in this online Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care by Kirana Colleges include: Nurture creativity in children, implement strategies for the inclusion of all children, and much more. A full list of units can be found further below in the Subjects section.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care by Collaboration Learning (RTO: 52247).

Students will require a Working with Children Check.

There is also a work placement requirement for this course. 360* hours of supervised work placement at a regulated Early Childhood Service that caters for children between the ages 0 – 6. A minimum of 120 hours of this work placement is required to be completed with babies and toddlers 0 – 2 of years of age. Students must have a Diploma trained staff member supervising them throughout the work placement hours.

*If you have completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, only a further 240 hours of work placement is required.

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Job Outcomes

  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Center Manager
  • Children’s Service Director
  • Children’s Services Coordinator
  • Team Coordinator
  • Program Leader
  • Educational Support Leader or Educational Support Officer

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It’s preferred that students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent.

Students will need to obtain A Working with Children Check


Core Units

CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE016 – Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 – Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 – Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE019 – Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE020 – Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 – Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE022 – Promote children’s agency
CHCECE023 – Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024 – Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE025 – Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE026 – Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence
CHCECE002 – Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE003 – Provide care for children
CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children


CHCINM002 – Meet community information needs
CHCMGT003 – Lead the work team
CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBINN502 – Build and sustain an innovative work
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people


Fees for this course vary depending on eligibility and payment method.

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About the Institution

Kirana Colleges provides work-ready courses and qualifications. They aim to have their students reach their potential by equipping them with the skills and ‘can do’ attitude employers are looking for. Qualifications through Kirana Colleges are awarded by one of the following registered training organisations: Collaboration Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 52247) Maxis Solutions Pty Ltd (RTO 91428)