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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 24 Months
    240 HR WP

Course Overview

Accreditation: This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care

If you are passionate about helping nurture children and their development, the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this course include: Cultural competence, Providing care for children, Family day care compliance requirements and more. Please find a full list of courses further below.

Please Note: There is a 240 hour work placement requirement for this course.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (RTO: 90796).

Enquire now to kickstart your career in early childhood education and care.

Job Outcomes

  • Children’s Advisor
  • Children’s Service Manager
  • Children’s Service Coordinator

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • 18 Years of Age
  • Completed Year 10


Work Placement: 240 hours

CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically
CHCECE009 – Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
CHCECE001 – Develop cultural competence
CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT001 – Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
CHCECE002 – Ensure the health and safety of children
CHCECE005 – Provide care for babies and toddlers
CHCECE003 – Provide care for children
CHCECE007 – Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
CHCECE004 – Promote and provide healthy food and drinks
CHCECE023 – Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE017 – Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 – Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE020 – Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 – Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE024 – Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development
CHCECE026 – Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCECE022 – Promote children’s agency
HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE025 – Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCECE016 – Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE019 – Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCMGT003 – Lead the work team
CHCPOL002 – Develop and implement policy
BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
CHCECE014 – Comply with family day care administration requirements
CHCECE015 – Attend to daily functions in home based child care
CHCPRT003 – Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
CHCECE012 – Support children to connect with their world


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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
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which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.