Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care | Stanley College

Note: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Stanley College has temporarily changed the delivery mode of this course to online delivery.

  • All required practical training and assessment will be scheduled on campus at an appropriate time; and
  • All mandatory Work-Based Training will be scheduled with an approved employer when a scheduled place is available at the end of the student’s course.

Stanley College will revert back to face-to-face mode of training in accordance with recommendations from the Australian Government.


Be equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide care and meet social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children aged from 0 to 5. Learn to work with culturally diverse children and implement plans in accordance with Australian licensing, accreditation and regulation, and duty of care. Gain the competencies to supervise staff and volunteers.

Course Duration

Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)
For students who have complete the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This course includes work-based training of 7 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=266 hours).
Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week. This course includes no holidays^.

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)
This course includes work-based training of 11 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=418 hours). Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week. This course includes no holidays^.

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

^ Note: Course duration does not include any holidays, where your schedule includes a term break/holiday, this time will be added to your overall course duration.

Study Modes

The delivery methods for this course include:

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • 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
  • 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
  • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice*
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people*
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety*
  • 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 services*
  • 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*

*Denotes units delivered within CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care(Option 1: Intensive Pathway)

Work-Based Training

During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

All work-based training placements are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students. Click this link, Work-Based Training Employers, to view a list of approved Work-Based Training Employers. Note, the list is subject to updates and may vary from time to time.

Students undertaking this course must be able to obtain the following, to complete the work-based training (WBT) component of this course*:

  • Current Working with Children Check^

^required to be submitted prior to placement with a WBT host employer
*Please note – To be employed in the Early Childhood Education industry, a National Police Clearance is not required. However some WBT employers may require that you obtain one prior to commencing your WBT placement.
# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to www.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.

Course Entry Requirements

Academic

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Upper-intermediate Level of English
OR
IELTS Test Score of 5.5
OR
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 65
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET D Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 513
  • TOEIC 605

Course Prerequisite Requirements

Option 1: 32 Weeks (Intensive Pathway)
Completion of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Option 2: 52 Weeks (Direct Entry Pathway)
No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Cost

Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)
Tuition Fee: $7,000

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)
Tuition Fee: $8,000 

Easy payment plans available.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:

Option 1: 32 Weeks (Intensive Pathway)
Concession Course Fee^:$400.00
Option 2: 52 Weeks (Direct Entry Pathway)
Concession Course Fee^:$400.00

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here
^Student Tuition Fees – 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. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2020.

VET Student Loans

Stanley College offers this course under the VET Student Loans framework. Students must be aware that VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and that a VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For further information please see the following web-page: https://stanleycollege.edu.au/vet-student-loans/

Intake Dates

2020
Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)

  • 13 Jan
  • 16 March
  • 20 April
  • 25 May
  • 27 July
  • 24 Aug
  • 28 Sep
  • 23 Nov

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)

  • 6 Jan
  • 10 Feb
  • 16 March
  • 20 April
  • 25 May
  • 3 Aug
  • 7 Sep
  • 5 Oct
  • 9 Nov

Career Opportunities

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Day Care Centre Supervisor / Manager
  • Preschool Supervisor / Manager
  • Kindergarten Supervisor / Manager

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.

Other Expenses

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here

Further Studies

On completion of the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course, students may pursue a bachelors degree at Stanley College or selected Bachelor courses at Universities.

Successful completion of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education will be considered for entry into the Bachelor of Nursing at CQUniversity pending the student meeting the program’s English language requirements.

The English language requirement for the Bachelor of Nursing is an IELTS equivalent of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.5.

Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)
For students who have complete the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. This course includes work-based training of 7 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=266 hours).
Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week. This course includes no holidays^.

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)
This course includes work-based training of 11 weeks @ 38 hours per week (total=418 hours). Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week. This course includes no holidays^.

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

^ Note: Course duration does not include any holidays, where your schedule includes a term break/holiday, this time will be added to your overall course duration.

The delivery methods for this course include:

Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • 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
  • 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
  • CHCECE009 Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
  • CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • CHCECE013 Use information about children to inform practice
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice*
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people*
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety*
  • 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 services*
  • 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*

*Denotes units delivered within CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care(Option 1: Intensive Pathway)

During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be job-ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

All work-based training placements are organised by Stanley College’s Employment Liaison Team in consultation with students. Click this link, Work-Based Training Employers, to view a list of approved Work-Based Training Employers. Note, the list is subject to updates and may vary from time to time.

Students undertaking this course must be able to obtain the following, to complete the work-based training (WBT) component of this course*:

  • Current Working with Children Check^

^required to be submitted prior to placement with a WBT host employer
*Please note – To be employed in the Early Childhood Education industry, a National Police Clearance is not required. However some WBT employers may require that you obtain one prior to commencing your WBT placement.
# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to www.homeaffairs.gov.au for more information.

Academic

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Upper-intermediate Level of English
OR
IELTS Test Score of 5.5
OR
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 65
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42
  • Cambridge English: FCE
  • OET D Grade
  • TOEFL PBT Test Score of 513
  • TOEIC 605

Option 1: 32 Weeks (Intensive Pathway)
Completion of CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Option 2: 52 Weeks (Direct Entry Pathway)
No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)
Tuition Fee: $7,000

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)
Tuition Fee: $8,000 

Easy payment plans available.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:

Option 1: 32 Weeks (Intensive Pathway)
Concession Course Fee^:$400.00
Option 2: 52 Weeks (Direct Entry Pathway)
Concession Course Fee^:$400.00

For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here
^Student Tuition Fees – 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. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2020.

Stanley College offers this course under the VET Student Loans framework. Students must be aware that VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and that a VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For further information please see the following web-page: https://stanleycollege.edu.au/vet-student-loans/

2020
Option 1: 32 Weeks^ (Intensive Pathway)

  • 13 Jan
  • 16 March
  • 20 April
  • 25 May
  • 27 July
  • 24 Aug
  • 28 Sep
  • 23 Nov

Option 2: 52 Weeks^ (Direct Entry Pathway)

  • 6 Jan
  • 10 Feb
  • 16 March
  • 20 April
  • 25 May
  • 3 Aug
  • 7 Sep
  • 5 Oct
  • 9 Nov

This qualification suits students seeking employment in the following job roles:

  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Day Care Centre Supervisor / Manager
  • Preschool Supervisor / Manager
  • Kindergarten Supervisor / Manager

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here

On completion of the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course, students may pursue a bachelors degree at Stanley College or selected Bachelor courses at Universities.

Successful completion of CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education will be considered for entry into the Bachelor of Nursing at CQUniversity pending the student meeting the program’s English language requirements.

The English language requirement for the Bachelor of Nursing is an IELTS equivalent of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.5.

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