CHC50113 - Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

ECT – Supporting you while you take your next step

Moving your career forward with a Diploma

When you’re ready for a leadership role, it’s good to know you have a quality trainer to help you take that step. Our supportive and thorough approach to training helps you get qualified and gives your confidence a boost.

We understand the challenges you face when you’re working and studying. That’s why we’re here to answer all your questions before you enrol to study this Diploma.

Don’t waste time wondering about your study options – give us a call and let us:

  • Answer your questions without any obligation to sign up to our training courses

  • Explain how we support you while you’re learning and make it easier to study

  • Help you understand how this Diploma can take you into a leadership role

CHC50113 – what will you learn?

When you complete a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care, you will grow your understanding of children’s development and the Early Years Learning Framework.

This qualification will give you the knowledge and skills to lead and support a team. You’ll learn how to plan, introduce and manage programs in a childcare services workplace to meet licensing, assessment and duty of care requirements.

CHC50113 – which careers can you choose?

To get the most from your studies, we recommend you work in the childcare sector while completing the Diploma. The practical experience will enhance your training outcomes.

You can do the course at your own pace and organise your studies around your other arrangements and commitments.

Once you’ve successfully completed your Diploma course you’ll immediately be eligible of becoming a room leader helping to support your team in all aspects of early childhood education.

You’ll also be able to confidently observe and plan a curriculum based on the developmental needs and interests of each child.

What’s more, after the appropriate amount of experience in the role of room leader you’ll have the opportunity of advancing to the position of centre manager, coordinator/director or educational leader.

Furthermore, the Diploma will provide you with a pathway to obtaining a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies if that’s your career goal.



Course Details

Qualification - CHC50113 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Study Mode - Workplace based
Start Date - Today – you can enrol now – call us on 1300 139 778 to learn more
Study Time - Approximately 198 - 24 months
(This course can be completed in a shorter timeframe if CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care has already been completed and if you are eligible for Credit Transfer.)
Provider - Early Childhood Training
Prerequisites - None
Assessment - Work placement, workplace visits, and assignments
Resources Required - Internet, Email, access to a computer
Course Fees - Prices vary – call us to discover what funding assistance you can access. A full list of prices can be found here
Other Helpful Links - Course Outline
Student Handbook

Please note: this training is delivered by Early Childhood Training with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding – making it more accessible to you.

Before you enrol for this qualification, please read our Conditions of Enrolment. If there’s anything you don’t understand – we can help – give us a call on 1300 139 778.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL may be given when a person is able to show they’ve already completed the study or, through previous experience, have developed the competencies in the workplace.

When it’s granted by a training provider, the person does not have to do the study for that part of the training course.

If you have questions about RPL or our childcare training courses – why not give us a call on 1300 139 778 – we’re here to help.