Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCHC50113
TAFE SA CodeTP00614
Example Career ProfileChild Care WorkerChild Care Worker
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Course Admission Requirements

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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

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.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113)
This course provides the skills needed by educators in a range of early childhood education and care settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. 23 core units plus 5 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Education (Primary R to 7) and Bachelor of Arts14413.5Details
Bachelor of Education (Middle and Secondary Schooling) and Bachelor of Arts1449Details
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Education (Early Childhood)14436Details

Fees

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.