Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff.

Childcare Courses Peth WA has fast become the chosen provider in Child Care courses throughout Perth gaining the trust of many Family Day Care services for quality education, flexibility in delivery and continued improvement.


YES. Study with us and we will provide employment opportunities through our Family Day Care (services provided from home) associates. (conditions apply)

Career opportunities

With this qualification, you may be able to work as:

  • Family Daycare Worker
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Playgroup Supervisor
  • Childhood Education Manager
  • Childhood Educator
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Nanny and Mobile Assistant
  • Outside School Hours Coordinator

Course entry requirements

Successful completion of a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment

Main entry requirements

  • Suitable English skills
  • Reside in WA
  • Able to obtain clearance

Course details

How long is the course?

This course has a practical placement requirement of 240 Hours. The course is self- paced and can take up to 16 months to complete all requirements.

Study methods

  • Class based with independent learning tasks
  • Correspondence

Course fees

  • Please call us (08) 9468 8013 for the latest fee.
  • Payment options available to suit your financial situation

Course Units

28 units of competency 23 core units and 5 elective units

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence (clustered)
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
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
CHCECE010 Support the holistic development of children in early childhood
CHCECE011 Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
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
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE014 Comply with Family Day Care Administration Requirements