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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and CareCourse Code: CHC50121Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Working with children is a great way to have fun while building your career. Do you have a passion for educating and shaping the young minds of Australia’s youth? Then consider a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. You will learn to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services, in accordance with licensing, accreditation and duty of care requirements. Legislation now requires most educators in the early childhood services industry to either hold or be working towards a Diploma level qualification. So now is the time to do a CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. This course will teach you to plan, implement and manage programs in early childhood services.

Early Childhood Educators are key…

Research states that early childhood educators are instrumental in laying the foundations for successive and successful years of learning through primary, high school, college and university. Successful graduates of our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care also have pathway to university.

A Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care gives back…

Early childhood educators are also key to early intervention in young children and you’ll play a rewarding role in ensuring kids get off to the best start in life possible. A career in early childhood education doesn’t just reward students, but teachers and educators as well. Your career could last decades and you’ll see children come up through the ranks through high school, uni and into adult life. You’ll be thrilled to know you played a part in shaping their lives and providing them a platform from which they could jump.

Getting started is just a click or a call away so don’t delay any longer. You’ll be surprised how easy and affordable it is to get qualified.

  • Studying Online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Funding Available
  • Learning Method Classroom / Distance/Correspondence / Work-based
  • Duration Course duration depends on the delivery mode of the qualification and can be flexible depending on your learning needs
  • RTO's This course is delivered by Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd, RTO ID 32142.

Course Requirements

To achieve the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care a total of 15 units of competency must be completed (12 core units and 3 elective units).

Qualification Pathway

After achieving this qualification, you may choose to pursue one of the following Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching, Birth – Five, Birth – 12 Years)
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Birth – Five)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Teaching (Birth – Five)

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold either CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Students are required to pass a Working with Children/ Vulnerable People Check in the state or territory that they are working in prior to commencing work placement.

If you’re interested in applying, you can check out our campus locations. CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care is available in Perth and regional WA.

Student Selection Process

Insight Training’s student selection process is designed to ensure that you are enrolled in the qualification that best meets your needs.

Insight Training’s selection criteria will take into account various factors when deciding upon which students will be offered places in the program including;

  • The students’ needs and desired outcomes
  • The ability and commitment of the students to complete the course;
  • Eligibility requirements listed in the applicable National Training Package;
  • Students existing ability in the ACSF core skills, (learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy)

Students not meeting these requirements will be directed to more suitable qualifications or skill development programs

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Centre manager (children’s services)
  • Children’s service director, manager
  • Children’s services coordinator
  • Director (children’s services)
  • Group, team coordinator, leader (children’s services)
  • Program leader (children’s services)
  • Educational Support Leader or Educational Support Officer


Unit CodeUnit Description
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
CHCECE041Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE042Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and wellbeing
CHCECE043Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE044Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCECE045Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children
CHCECE046Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children
CHCECE047Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE048Plan and implement children's education and care curriculum
CHCECE049Embed environmental responsibility in service operations
CHCECE050Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCECE053Respond to grievances and complaints about the service
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBHRM413Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

Work Placement

To achieve this qualification, the individual must have completed a total of least 280 hours of work in a regulated children’s education and care service in Australia as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency. The total number of hours may be applied collectively across all units of competency that include the requirement for workplace hours.


Jobs and Skills WA

As the WA economy continues to grow and diversify, the demand for qualified workers also continues to grow. Jobs and Skills WA is a government initiative focused on providing guaranteed funded training for positions that are or will be in high demand in WA.

To learn what qualifications Insight Training is delivering to eligible students at our multiple locations in WA visit following page.

Jobs and Skills WA Funding Eligibility


ACT Skilled Capital – for students residing in ACT

This qualification can be funded to eligible students through ACT Skilled Capital, a subsidised training program offered by the ACT Government. Skilled Capital funding is available through Insight Training Registered Training Organisations Insight Training Training Pty Ltd RTO ID 52247. Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments.

ACT Skilled Capital Funding Eligibility


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  • What Insight Training Offers

    • Access to industry leading VET Teachers who care about how you progress in the course
    • Flexible learning options; study in class, by correspondence or at your workplace
    • You may be eligible for state and/or federal funding as a loan or a subsidy towards your course
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