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Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

National Course Code: CHC50113


Gain the skills to operate as an educational leader, supervisor, or manager in childcare with the nationally accredited Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Learn to lead the practical application of the National Quality Framework and mentor and support other educators.


Through on the job experience and theoretical course work, you will:

  • Practice operational leadership skills
  • Build caring and supportive relationships with people accessing services
  • Engage in interventions
  • Identify and prioritise the goals of your clients
  • Work within community and strategic frameworks


Develop the personal qualities to get ahead in this field:

  • Professionalism
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A national qualification as an industry recognised early childhood leader

  • Confidence and ability to progress your career to the next level

    Our graduates go on to roles such as:

  • Early childhood educator

  • Lead educator

  • Early childhood supervisor

  • Early childhood manager


Take your career to the next level with a university degree:

  • Bachelor of Education Early Childhood - with TAFE NSW

    Broaden your skills to expand your opportunities:

  • Certificate IV and Diploma of School Age Care

  • Certificate III and IV in Education Support


While the number of children in long day care is growing along with the Government's commitment to invest more than $40b into childcare support to 2021, the demand for Diploma level childcare workers is moderate. However, university qualified workers are experiencing high demand that continues to rise. This course provides a direct pathway into the bachelor degree.


This course is currently available at 37 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening, Workplace
  • Study Online

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 03 Feb 2020
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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