About the Course
This qualification reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia. Educators at this level are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum that meets the requirements of an approved learning framework and for maintaining compliance in other areas of service operations. They use specialised knowledge and analyse and apply theoretical concepts to diverse work situations. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other educators.
Early childhood educators work in long day care centres, family day care, pre-schools or kindergartens.
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.
Suitable for a professional role as
Suitable for a professional role in:
- Long Day Care
- Family Day Care
Units of Study
15 units are required for award of this qualification which includes 12 Core and 3 Electives. Work Placements of at least 280 hours is mandatory.
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness||C|
|CHCECE041||Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children||C|
|CHCECE042*||Foster holistic early childhood learning, development and well being||C|
|CHCECE043||Nuture creativity in children||C|
|CHCECE044||Facilitate compliance in a children’s education and care service||C|
|CHCECE045||Foster positive and respectful interactions and behaviour in children||C|
|CHCECE046||Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children||C|
|CHCECE047||Analyse information to inform children’s learning||C|
|CHCECE048*||Plan and implement children’s education and care curriculum||C|
|CHCECE049||Embed environmental responsibility in serve operations||C|
|CHCECE050||Work in partnership with children’s families||C|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||C|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice||E|
|BSBHRM413||Support the learning and development of teams and individuals||E|
|BSBSTR501||Establish innovative work environments||E|